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A Night Out With Federation




We’re excited to bring you the Second Annual Night Out with Federation, held on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at the Jacksonville Marriott, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The highly-anticipated annual event will feature live entert…

Israel Crisis Update: Nov. 14, 2019

Update from The Jewish Federation of North America:

Overnight, it was reported that a ceasefire agreement had been reached between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, presumably with Hamas and Egypt playing a role in discussions. Both sides officially announced the agreement at 5:30am Is…

Update from Israel - Nov. 13

Israel Crisis Update: November 13, 2019

Here are the major developments:

  • More than 250 rockets have been fired at Israel by Palestinian Islamic Jihad since 6:00am Tuesday, Israel time.
    • Despite a six-hour lull overnight, the rockets resumed early Wednesday morning.
    • Sirens have con…

Update from Israel - Nov. 12

Update from The Jewish Federation of North America:
As you are probably aware, there has been a major flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza in recent hours. Here are the major points:
Overnight, the IDF bombed a building in the Gaza Strip in a highly targeted strike which kill…