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Advocacy Still Needed to Reject Senate Healthcare Bill

Good news! Senate vote on new healthcare bill postponed with your help. Still needed: Your advocacy to avoid dramatic cuts to Medicaid, from which Federation providers receive $6B annually. Learn more, then use this sample letter and talking points to urge your senator to reject the …

Soundtrack of Destruction: Recovering the Music of the Holocaust

Clive Marks was distraught. A lecturer on music in the Third Reich and patron of the arts in England, he found he couldn’t write about music of the era without knowing more about the history of that time. Some told him it was all history and he should let it go, but he couldn’t, not whil…

JFNA Deeply Disappointed by Actions on Kotel and Conversion

JFNA is deeply disappointed over the Israeli government's recent decisions to freeze the 2016 compromise over egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and to give the Chief Rabbinate a monopoly over Jewish conversion. 

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Ctr. for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care Now Accepting Grant Applications

Get your agencies’ grant applications in! Federations’ Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care opens 3rd round of grant applications to expand Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed care services. It’s part of a five-year $12.5M federal grant and Federations’ $45M survivor initiative…