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Rabbi Graubart on Gaza: An Op ED

The siren blared - an eerie, other-worldly sound. I'd just returned from a celebratory birthday dinner to my vacation apartment. I was a little tipsy. I didn't have the slightest idea what to do, so I did the logical thing: I ran out into the street (I don't recommend this). I saw the whit…

The Impact of Your Gift

Israelis have lived under the constant threat of rocket attack for years, and Federation funding has always been crucial in ensuring the continuation of life-saving services. Now is no exception. Our partners in Israel are currently helping Israeli children and teens escape heavily bombard…

Local Mensch Jacob Gardenswartz Wins National 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam

On behalf of Federation a huge MAZEL TOV to Jacob Gardenswartz winning this prestigious Award for his great idea Theater of Peace! 
 
Sitting through a fairly typical school lecture about the ills of bullying, Jacob Gardenswartz was inspired to find a more captivating way to get teens …

15 Seconds: An Op-Ed by Michael Sonduck

Below is an Op-Ed by Michael Sonduck, President and CEO - Submitted to the Union Tribune on July 16, 2014