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JCRC Cyprus

Representatives of JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council joined the Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic communities for a July 17 briefing on the most recent attempts to end the 43-year Turkish occupation of Cyprus.

On behalf of Jewish Federations from across North American, 32 Jewish leaders representing 11 communities gathered in New York on May 8 for a series of high-level meetings at the United Nations.

syria hospital

 The chemical attacks in Syria this week provoked an outcry from world leaders and organizations trying to help those affected by the ongoing crisis.


Why India? It was the most-asked question whenever we mentioned our Study Mission for the National Young Leadership Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America.

aleppo fund follow up

Coupled with support from 268 generous donors, our community has provided a total of $118,892 in aid to assist victims of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Kahal web

How one Chicago-based group connects Jewish students around the world

Chicago's Jewish community has watched in horror for five years as one humanitarian tragedy has followed another in Syria.

World December 9, 2016 The toll the war in Syria is taking is overwhelming, in terms of the millions who are its victims, the nations trying to cope with its refugees and, most dramatically, each of the individuals and families devastated. This week the public-affairs program "Sanctu


As a child growing up in Soviet Ukraine, my grandmother gave me 72 kopeks each fall that she called Chanukah gelt.

China Misson

Led by Todd Lustbader, Lee Miller and David Sternberg, the group visited Shanghai, Xian, Beijing and Hong Kong.

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