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Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army

For many lone soldiers, their IDF unit becomes a de facto family during Passover. Read more.

Jewish students slam BDS vote at University of Maryland during Passover

Student groups at the University of Maryland criticize student government for scheduling a BDS vote during Passover. Read more.

From Our Leadership: Renewing Tradition—A Passover Message

Like the Passover seder table, at our Federation communal table, we are placing ourselves and our history in the midst of a strategic and orderly process, seeking to make our work resonate better for our communities and our people, thereby strengthening our ability to thrive into the futur…

Thousands of Ethiopians set to 'seder' together this Passover

Thanks to support from UJA-Federation of New York and Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel, Ethiopian Jews and Israelis will join together for one of the world’s largest seders. Read more.

Pittsburgh newspaper wins Pulitzer for coverage of synagogue massacre

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette receives the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on the Tree of Life attack. Read more.