Greece and Israel Federation Leadership Mission Blog

Monday, July 13, 2014 Zvi S. Marans, MD, President- Shabbat in Jerusalem and Nobility
Friday, July 11, 2014 Jason M. Shames reports
Thursday, July 10, 2014 Zvi S. Marans, MD, President- Arrival in Israel
Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:30am sirens in Israel
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Greece and on to Israel
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Athens Jewish Community School
Monday, July 7, 2014 in Athens

July 18, 2014 - From the desk of Jason M. Shames

Dear Friends,
I just returned from Israel on Wednesday and, as you would expect, it was an incredibly emotional experience to be there now. There’s much I can say, but in short, the emergency social service needs there are urgent and real.  On my last day there, I visited a water park where 900 children  More

July 4, 2014

We have opened an emergency relief fund in response to the Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians • Jason Shames, CEO of Federation, filed a report from Israel this morning  More

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey is mobilizing a communal response to the critical situation in Ukraine. We have opened a mailbox in order to support relief efforts by our partners on the ground, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Jewish Agency, to provide urgent support for Jews in Ukraine.  

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