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It was the happiest of birthday parties — the 75th diamond jubilee for the modern state of Israel, the Jewish national homeland whose Jewish roots go back more than 3,000 years. Sunday’s … more
The Jewish Federations of North America has announced the launch of a Ukrainian Resettlement Grant Initiative to support refugees seeking safety in the United States … more
Nearly 400 volunteers of all ages filled more than 1,000 new backpacks with school supplies and made cards for Westchester children in need, including Ukrainian refugees … more
A coalition of 18 Jewish spiritual leaders representing various denominations on Long Island, in New York City and in Westchester, visited Poland this week to assess the current and future needs of … more
UJA-Federation of New York announced on Monday a new round in emergency funding totaling $2.3 million to address urgent humanitarian needs of people remaining in Ukraine as well as refugees. Since … more
Gov. Kathy Hochul visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan last Wednesday to announce an increase in state funding to help secure communities against hate crimes. “This place … more
Following a vote of confidence in the Knesset on Sunday, leaders of American organizations with an interest in Israel sent congratulations to the new democratically elected Israeli leaders while … more
Rep. Ritchie Torres, whose 15th Congressional District includes the South Bronx, is a progressive Democrat who supports Israel. Unlike Riverdale’s Rep. Jamaal Bowman, who’s joined the … more
UJA-Federation of New York is campaigning to insert into New York State’s estimated $103.4 billion budget an allocation of $2.5 million in aid for poverty-stricken Holocaust survivors.   … more
As vehicles pulled into the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC campus in Lawrence on Sunday, staff and volunteers helped 150 seniors, including 60 Holocaust survivors, to receive a first dose of the … more
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