Last month, fire completely destroyed the village of Moshav Mevo Modi'im. JFN member Brachie Sprung (Director of the International Office of Jerusalem Partnerships, an initiative spearheaded by the Jerusalem Mayor’s office and the Leichtag Foundation) is a former resident of the village, and after the fire she immediately flew to Israel to participate in relief efforts. Below is a letter she recently shared with her networks, as well as pictures she included.Read more
Wildfires in greater Los Angeles have killed people and are destroying thousands of homes, as well as Jewish institutions: Camp Hess Kramer, Gindling Hilltop Camp, Shalom Institute (Camp JCA Shalom), and Ilan Ramon Day School. In this briefing, local Jewish communal leaders discuss the impact of this disaster on the Jewish community in the region and how funders can help.Read more
(Last updated November 15, 2018)
California wildfires have killed dozens of people and are destroying thousands of homes, as well as Jewish institutions. Below is a non-exhaustive list of resources for Jewish philanthropists to learn more and help.
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(Last updated October 23, 2018)
Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm, has devastated the southeastern U.S., a region still coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Below, a non-exhaustive list of resources for funders to find the latest information and ways to help.Read more
JFN member organization the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties is gathering information and updates on the wildfires ravaging that part of California.Read more
We're still planning events and gathering news and resources for responding to Hurricane Harvey, even as Hurricane Irma strikes. Stay tuned for further updates, but here's what we have as of today. If you have an update you'd like to include on our site, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar Thursday (Sep 14):