News & Stories from the Greensboro Jewish Federation

Federations Applaud the Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions

Jewish Federations of North America commend the Biden Administration for introducing the Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions that will authorize the admission of 125,000 refugees for fiscal year 2023, maintaining the level at which it was set for fiscal year 2022. The administra…

New National Hunger Strategy Includes Federations' Recommendations

Jewish Federations of North America commend President Biden and Vice President Harris for convening today’s White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health, and the Administration’s newly announced National Strategy to address the persistent problem of hunger in America.
 
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Support Florida Communities Affected by Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian, one of the strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in Florida, has already plunged large parts of the state into darkness and destroyed many homes and businesses. 


In response, JFNA’s Emergency Committee—a volunteer body that allocates emergency funds collected to ad…

Jewish Federation volunteers bring holiday joy to refugees in Poland

A group of seven Russian-speaking volunteers from the U.S. and Canada will lead high holidays activities for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees of Jewish descent in Poland, bringing a message of unity and hope at the start of the Jewish New Year. The initiative is coordinated by Jewish Federati…

Gov’t Includes Federation Recommendations on Family Caregiver Support

A major National Strategy released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services detailing hundreds of actions the federal government will take in the coming years to support family caregivers has incorporated recommendations provided by Jewish Federations of North America’s Center o…