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Delaware to require teaching of the Holocaust and genocide

The state of Delaware will require the teaching of a Holocaust curriculum in middle and high schools starting with the 2021-22  term. A bill signed into law late last month by Gov. John Carney mandates that public schools implement curriculum on the Holocaust and genocide for students in gr…

Jewish nonprofits learn to fundraise in a virtual landscape

Federation and other Jewish nonprofits have had to adapt their fundraising techniques – and in some cases, alter their goals – due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At least for now, gone are the days of large Super Sunday events, where throngs of volunteers call hundreds of donors. Gone, too, a…

JFNA gets $5M to help Holocaust survivors and others with history of trauma

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging awarded a $5 million grant to The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to expand Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) care to Holocaust survivors, other older adults with a …

Planning reopenings, Jewish institutions navigate minefield of challenges

The Jewish Federation of Greater Miami has stepped up to help members of its community hit hard by the current pandemic. Read more.

Genesis Philanthropy Group names 39-year-old woman as new CEO

The Genesis Philanthropy Group, which funds Jewish identity-building efforts for Russian-speaking Jews around the world—promoted Marina Yudborovsky, who has worked for the organization since 2009, to CEO on Thursday. Her appointment follows the sudden death of CEO Ilia Salita late last mon…