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JumpSpark Events for Parents of Teenagers

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Debra Siegel is a mother of two: her son, Zack, is a sophomore in high school, and her daughter, Zoe, is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.…

A Transformative Women’s Retreat in Israel

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By Ghila Sanders, Senior Philanthropic Officer, Atlanta Jewish Foundation Last week, sitting under a communal tent in Israel’s Negev desert at sunset, I cheered as 15 women took on Jewish…

Linda Selig Awarded the 2022 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award

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On December 11, 58 Lions of Judah from Atlanta will travel to Phoenix, Arizona for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Lion of Judah. The International Lion of Judah Conference…
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Federation Helps Jewish Atlanta Receive Security Grants

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Did you know that Federation’s Community-Wide Security Program protects the entire Atlanta Jewish community? Jewish Day schools, camps, synagogues, and more benefit from the expertise and assistance of the national…

Their Daughter Knew that Hunger Doesn’t Take the Weekend Off

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In the coming weeks, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is launching a new quarterly magazine: Generosity. Generosity will highlight stories of philanthropy, charity, and community in Jewish Atlanta. As a…

Camp Barney Medintz Announces a New Executive Director

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The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) has announced that Danny Herz will be the new Executive Director of Camp Barney Medintz, following a nationwide search. Herz’s role will…

Israel@75 Student Competition Celebrates Creativity

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The Center for Israel Education (CIE) is holding a competition in honor of Israel’s 75th birthday. In May, 2023, Israel will celebrate its 75th year as a sovereign nation, and…

Welcome Amy Murphy to Jewish Abilities Atlanta

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Meet Amy Murphy, our new Manager of Jewish Abilities Atlanta (JAA). Amy joined the Federation team in September, and we are thrilled to have her onboard. JAA works to make…

Federation Shabbat

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After a long hiatus, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is pleased to announce that on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, synagogues across metro Atlanta will observe Federation Shabbat!…

Paying it Forward with Philanthropy

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By Matt M. Bronfman I recently had the good fortune to attend the Women’s Philanthropy Fall Event featuring Ana Sazonov as a speaker. Ana was born in Ukraine, and with…

2022 Federation Shabbat

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Antisemitism and the Ukrainian war are just two of many issues that Federation tackles. If you’re receiving this email, you are probably aware of Federation’s work, but many people in…

Winter Bears Down on Ukrainians

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Winter is quickly approaching in Ukraine, and sadly, the war continues. In recent weeks, critical infrastructure that provides power and water throughout the country has been destroyed. Meanwhile, refugees continue…