News & Stories from the Greensboro Jewish Federation

Jewish Federations Express Support for the Respect for Marriage Act

The Jewish Federations of North America are proud to support the bipartisan, bicameral Respect for Marriage Act (S. 4556/H.R. 8404).  This legislation embodies our values of ensuring the civil rights of all who wish to be married, a goal we have supported both in the United States and Israe…

Jewish Federations and the Crisis in Ukraine: September 1, 2022

(Note: This week, at the end of summer vacations, we offer a very brief update; and will return to our full reports next week).

 

  • As Ukraine celebrated its independence day this week, under severely difficult conditions, it is now just over six months after Russia invaded, and the war ra…

Jewish Federations appoint J. David Heller to Chair Emergency Campaign

Six-months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Jewish Federations of North America announced the appointment of J. David Heller to chair the next phase of their emergency campaign for Ukraine aid. 

To date, the campaign has raised $73.5 million. Those funds have been directed to over 50 NGOs pr…

Jewish Federations and the Crisis in Ukraine: August 26, 2022

Six months after Russia invaded Ukraine, the war rages on. A total of more than eleven million people have left Ukraine, although close to five million have since returned. Jewish Federations and our partners continue to work together to ensure that urgent relief reaches the neediest, includ…

Jewish Federations and the Crisis in Ukraine: August 19, 2022

After 176 days of conflict, the fighting in Ukraine continues. According to the UN’s latest civilian casualty update, released this week, approximately 5500 civilians have been killed and 7700 injured, although both numbers are likely undercounts.  As the war drags on, Jewish Federations …