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An Update on Recent Hostilities in Gaza

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We are grateful a cease-fire agreement was reached following a weekend of fighting in Gaza. This was the worst flare-up of violence in over a year and, unfortunately, led to…

Free Security Training for Jewish ATL

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At the end of August, Federation's Community-Wide Security Program is offering two virtual classes designed to educate our community on proper safety protocols in emergencies. These seminars are meant for…

Exploring Jewish Contributions to Art and Culture in “Side By Side” Series

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The Breman Museum and Neranenah Concert and Culture Series are thrilled to announce a new live performance series called "Side by Side." This week of live performances and conversations will…

Community Love Stories

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We asked our readers to submit their tales of romance, and you delivered! Read these sweet stories from our Federation family.  "My husband and I met in Etz Chaim preschool…

Wisdom in a Pairing 

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By Erica Greenblatt and Matthew Borenstein   It wasn't a typical first date, and certainly not a typical first-date conversation. But technically, it wasn't even a first date. Jewish Federation of…

AURA Receives Matching Grant

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is proud to announce that we have been awarded a $73,000 matching grant from the Jewish Federations of North America in partnership with the…
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How Camp Led Me to my Career at a Jewish Nonprofit

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By Jessie Schwartzman   In the fall of 2007 I was watching a  presentation about a sleep away camp at my synagogue. The five minute video immediately captured my attention…

Volunteering in and Exploring Mexico with Project TEN

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By Amanda Budd Last month, I had the pleasure of joining Hillels of Georgia in Mexico City for a trip with Project TEN. Project TEN is an initiative of the…

PJ Library Atlanta Heads Intown

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For the past 4 years, PJ Library Atlanta has been meeting families where they are—with an emphasis on those living OTP. This summer, PJ Library Atlanta has been spending time…

Welcome Our New Deputy Security Director

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Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is pleased to welcome our new Deputy Community Security Director, Bryan Underwood! Bryan comes to us with an extensive background in law enforcement and we…