By Mark Gurvis and Beth Cousens In a just a few weeks, school will start for many Jewish families, and then the High Holidays will be upon us; time is marching on even if it feels we are caught in this very strange and overwhelmingly challenging time. As builders of community … [Read more...] about What it Means in Uncertain Times to Plan for the Future
Jewish Federations of NA/formerly UJC
https://cdn.fedweb.org/videos/fed-42/in/2/Summer_5780_social_video%2520.mp4 By Beth Cousens It seemed to take forever, and, it doesn't look like it used to, but finally: Summer is here. First, there was palpable hope, and then loss. And it wasn’t just the beds and the b … [Read more...] about #Summer5780. Now.
The Jewish Agency for Israel is launching the 'COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis (The Fund),' together with its partners Keren Hayesod and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). This comes in response to urgent calls from communities and organizations in countries … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Launches COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis
By Mark Wilf
We ended last week with the news that $350 billion in small business loans offered through the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act had been exhausted. The announcement of the availability of these funds, just two weeks before, was welcomed … [Read more...] about Yom HaShoah:
A Day to Remember, A Day to Make a Difference
Eight major Jewish organizations led by The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) formed an emergency coalition today to help the Jewish community collectively respond rapidly and effectively to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on Jewish life. Among the initial top … [Read more...] about Major Jewish Organizations Form Emergency Pandemic Coalition