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Plan Now to Take the Israel Trip of a Lifetime

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It has been years since Atlanta traveled to Israel as one united community. Now plans are well underway for us to return together on Federation’s 2023 Community Journey to Israel,…

Moishe House Without Walls Energizing Jewish Life OTP

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When you think of Moishe House programming, your first thought might be one of the four physical locations inside Atlanta’s perimeter, or one of the 150+ Moishe Houses spread across…

How Baby Jack Launched a Legacy

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Adam Kazinec has a long history of engagement with Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and the wider Atlanta Jewish community. He currently serves on the Federation board and in the…

Collaboration Celebrated at JPro Conference

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Earlier this month, 20 Atlanta Jewish professionals gathered in Cleveland for the JPro Conference, along with their counterparts from around the country. The theme was collaboration – a chance to…

He Hadn’t Been to Israel Since His Bar Mitzvah. What a Journey!

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Seventeen men have just returned from Federation’s Men’s Journey to Israel, and they have some stories to tell! On their ten-day adventure, they grappled with the many challenges, achievements, and…

Host a Shinshin Next School Year!

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Last year the Davis family opened their hearts and their home to host Yael Yankelevitch, one of Atlanta’s Schoenbaum Shinshinim. It was a decision that impacted everyone in the family…

Time to Laugh with Pamela Schuller

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The Jewish Abilities Alliance of Atlanta (JAA) is proud to present Time to Laugh, a free, live comedy and storytelling event featuring Pamela Rae Schuller, Wednesday, May 11, 7 pm…

A Safe Haven in Israel for Ukrainian Refugee Teens

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Twenty-two Ukrainian teens who have escaped the war are finding safety and refuge at Yemin Orde, Israel's home for at-risk and immigrant youth from around the world. Many of them…

Help Resettle Ukrainian Refugees in Atlanta

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As the U.S. begins to open its borders for immigration, we will likely see many refugees come to Atlanta. If you would like to be on JF&CS’s list to help…

Remembering my Father-in-Law

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By Matt Bronfman, Federation Board Chair The State of Israel was born seventy-four years ago on May 14, 1948. Coincidentally, my father-in-law, Ben Walker, who was living in a small…

Passover Seders in Ukraine and Ethiopia Target Future Olim

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The Jewish Agency for Israel held a special Passover seder for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees who are staying at the organization’s Aliyah (immigration to Israel) processing centers in the region…

Get a Gather Grant to Elevate Your Shabbat

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Jewish Federation of Great Atlanta’s Making Jewish Places (MJP) initiative is pleased to offer a new round of $180 Gather Grants to make Shabbat experiences extra special. MJP grants are…