National/International

$1B for the Day After: An Open Letter to the Jewish Funder Community

by Doron Krakow, President/CEO, JCC Association of North America

There are 164 JCCs across North America.  Collectively, their annual operating budgets total more than $1.6 billion and they employ over 38,000 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees.  Each year, their summer camps are…

March of the Living Postpones 2020 Program, Launches Anti-Semitism Campaign

March of the Living, an annual Holocaust education program that takes students from around the world, including Harrisburg to Poland and Israel, has been postponed due to global spread of coronavirus, organizers said on March 8.

This year’s March was to take place on April 21. Each year, …

PA Native Gets Creative During Quarantine in Israel

by Adam Grobman

Being in quarantine is both a challenge and an opportunity.

At least that’s the attitude of Stephanie Graber and Joyce Franco, the founders of a new Instagram account, @creativelyquarantined.

Steph, a West Chester, PA native who remembers visiting Harrisburg for USY even…

Supporting Our Friends in the Chinese-American and Chinese Communities

 

In response to rising xenophobia aimed at the Chinese American and Chinese communities over the spread of the Coronavirus, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) organized a letter of solidarity from the Jewish community. We believe it is important that the Jewish community expres…