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Women’s Philanthropy Installs 2016 Board

On Tuesday, May 12, the Women’s Philanthropy Board of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County convened for a lovely ceremony at the home of Laura Tauber, who generously volunteered to host this year’s Women’s Philanthropy Board Installation. The meaningful gathering warmly welcomed…

JDC Update on Nepal

Below is an update on emergency relief efforts in Nepal from Gideon Herscher, Director of Development and International Partnerships at Federation’s global partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). This update was written just after the magnitude-7.8 earthquake rat…

Helping One Lone Soldier Find Her Wings

Kareen Haim just didn’t fit in with the other teens at her American high school.

In her home, Friday nights were for family, not hanging out with friends. She wasn’t much into partying, anyway.

As a child, her parents took her to Israel every summer to visit dozens of aunts, uncles a…

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UPDATE | Federation in Nepal


In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has already claimed over 6,000 lives (with the death toll on the rise) and caused widespread destruction in Kathmandu and surrounding regions, the Jewish Federation of San Diego County is dedicated to caring for all those who…