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Spotlight: The Harry H. and and Sylvia E. Livingston Donor Advised Fund

Submitted by Bert Livingston



The initial dollars used to fund the Harry and Sylvia Livingston Donor Advised Fund came in part from the money Germany paid us for our father’s home in Germany (confiscated by the Nazi Regime) that was reclaimed in 1989 after the fall of the Berlin Wa…

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…