Jewish Federation

Jewish Federations of North America

Here’s how our affiliation with JFNA makes a difference:
The extraordinary impact of the 146 Jewish Federations across North America changes lives here at home, in Israel and in more than 70 countries around the world. The Jewish Federation system identifies, supports and addresses the full range of social service issues, provides lifesaving humanitarian relief, supports breakthrough programs for all ages, and sustains the Jewish community today and for future Generations.

JFNA raises and distributes more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide. The JFNA efforts make a difference through it’s team and partner agencies in each Federation community, and globally through key partners including The Jewish Agency for Israel and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

 

Jewish Community Center Association of North America

JCC Association supports the largest network of Jewish summer camps and Jewish early childhood centers in North America, and is also accredited by the U.S. government to serve the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel through our JWB Jewish Chaplains Council.

Upcoming Events

Israeli Street Food Beyond Falafel with Chef Vered Guttman

When: August 4, 2020 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join Moment Talk of the Table Contributor Chef Vered Guttman as she takes us on a food adventure through the streets of Israel. Learn to prepare flavorful Israeli foods like sabich, Tunisian sandwiches, arayes, and malabi.  …

Dr. Ruth’s Journey from Holocaust Orphan to Fame

When: August 13, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Ruth will share her story of how she moved to the United States and started her career. She will discuss the philosophies that guide her in life and how her new documentary, Ask Dr. Ruth,…

Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky

When: July 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky Thursday, July 30, 7pm   Join the Yiddish Book Center for a conversation with virtuoso musician and ethnomusicologist Hankus Netsky, who helped spark the revival…

Prepare for Tisha B’Av with AMIT

When: July 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver Introduce Alien Superstar   Many of us know Henry Winkler as “The Fonz” on TV’s Happy Days, but did you know that he also writes kids’ books? Join Henry…

Maccabi USA Presents “Talking Hoops with Basketball Legend, Larry Brown”

When: July 23, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maccabi USA Presents Talking Hoops with Basketball Legend, Larry Brown Larry Brown is truly one of the iconic figures in the world of basketball. NCAA Champion. Olympic Champion. NBA Champion. Hall of Famer. Legend of the…

The Yiddish Book Center Presents Immigration and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the Lower East Side

When: July 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Jewish Women of the World, Unite!” In 1908, a Yiddish newspaper summoned the Jewish immigrant women of New York’s Lower East Side to unite—not to start a revolution but rather to observe the Sabbath. The…

Jewish Together: #Summer5780 Virtual Opportunities

When: June 19, 2020 @ 3:25 pm – August 31, 2020 @ 4:25 pm

Learn. Laugh. Connect. Find meaning and tradition. All with Jewish community. In unprecedented times, Jewish organizations everywhere have been stretching in new ways to reimagine and reinvent #Summer5780.  Discover virtual opportunities for kids and college…

American Red Cross Community Blood Drive

When: July 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Friedman JCC Meeting Room

The Friedman JCC is once again in hosting a Red Cross blood drive. These blood drives are a critical element in saving lives. Giving blood is safe, simple and saves lives. Each donated pint of…

“Inclusion as a Jewish Value” A Webinar Presented by JFNA

When: June 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Those in the nonprofit sector live their values in their work every day. For many, those values spring deeply from Jewish identity. Torah calls upon Jews to be just and charitable – and it also calls upon them…

Virtual Tour @ Masada

When: June 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join AIFL for a virtual tour of Masada, in the third of our monthly Virtual Israel Travel series with Reuven Solomon, Master Tour Guide.  Reuven will share photos, maps and stories. He will guide participants…