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Jewish Federations Applaud the House Passage of the NSGP Improvement Act

Jewish Federations applaud the House passage of the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Improvement Act, which extends authorization for this critical program protecting Jewish and other faith communities for five years and advanced as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA…

Federations Urge Expanded Child Tax Credit

Jewish Federations of North America are urging both the House and Senate to revive the expanded Child Tax Credit, an effective bipartisan, poverty-fighting program that lapsed last December. Last month, Democratic Members of Congress sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and …

Responding to Growing Needs of Refugees, Federations Expand Volunteer Hub

Jewish Federations of North America have begun to send their first cohorts of Russian and Ukrainian-speaking skilled volunteers from North America to support refugees in Moldova, Spain and the Czech Republic, expanding their volunteer program from Hungary and Poland.  The program’s expans…

Federations advance USDA Kosher food options for families in need

Jewish Federations of North America welcome The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new webpage listing Kosher foods in TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program), a federal program that provides surplus food to food banks and pantries.

 

The updated web listings will help educate nutri…

Federations Commend Efforts to Ease Employment Obstacles Faced by Refugees

Since the beginning of this year, Jewish Federations have been in regular communication with officials from USCIS, HHS, and the Department of State about the challenges parolees and their agencies have been facing due to work permit backlogs.  In a series of changes announced over the last …