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Periodically, members of our Jewish community ask me, “What does the Federation do?”  Initially, the question seemed unusual, but as I thought about the question, it began to make sense.  Although I am highly involved with the Federation it is easy to forget that others may not be as focused on who, what, how and why events and programs happen in our community.  The easy answer is that Federation runs an annual philanthropic campaign to further the welfare of our local Jewish community and Federation provides funding for organizations that support Jews and Judaism regionally, nationally and worldwide, including significant support for the State of Israel.  Funding for local programs include our Jewish Community Sunday School and Celebrate Diversity.  Federation... ...READ MORE.


Ian Housman

Traveler & Birthright Alumnus

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  Editorial and Opinion Feed
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Chain Of Command

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Proud Of Raisman

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French Extremists Find Platform in Terrorist Propaganda

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Purim Animated

Gods Calling Card

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Purim by Numbers

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  Jew or Not Jew
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  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
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  Tablet Magazine
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