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Recognizing Federation Victories in the Omnibus

March 22, 2018

JFNA Hails Congress for Increasing Funding to $5 Million to Help Holocaust Survivors & to $60 Million to Protect Organizations Vulnerable to Terrorist Threats

Washington – The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) today hailed Congress for bolstering nonprofit sec…

Graham’s Taylor Force Act Set to Become Law

From Senator Lindsey Graham's Office

WASHINGTON – Legislation that will end American taxpayer dollars going to the Palestinian Authority if they do not stop paying monetary rewards to terrorists and their surviving family members is set to pass Congress this week as part of the governm…

Remembering Judge Hugo Max Spitz, z"l

The Jewish community mourns the loss of Judge Hugo Max Spitz, who passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 15. Spitz was deeply committed to the Charleston Jewish Community, serving as President of Charleston Jewish Federation, President of Synagogu…

A Meeting of CJF's Past Presidents

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” - Sir Isaac Newton

Last week, eight Charleston Jewish Federation Past Presidents joined Stuart Tessler (current CJF President), Judi Corsaro (CJF CEO) and Sara Sharnoff Chesley (Director of Charlest…

Celebrating Passover All Over the World

With Passover just around the corner, we thought you would be interested in taking a peek at some of the creative and engaging holiday programming Federations are supporting around the globe. 
 
Passover in the Former Soviet Union
Passover this year will be truly special for JDC…