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The Year In Review

As we approach the end of 2016, we want to take a moment to share some highlights from the past year.


With our mission as a guide, the Jewish Federation of Madison works toward building a strong and unified Jewish community which will ensure the survival, well-being, and continuity of…

Why We Give

BY JON ECKHARDT, BOARD MEMBER

Editor’s note: Jon Eckhardt was asked to speak at the Major Gifts event on August 28th, 2016, at Nakoma Golf Club. Below are the words he shared with the fifty community members in attendance.

Tonight I want to share with you why my wife Lee and I donate…

Statement: Condemning Bigotry

The Jewish Federation of Madison stands opposed to the Federal appointment of all individuals who spread, perpetuate, or advocate bigotry in any form. Bigotry -- including anti-Semitism, racism, Islamophobia, homophobia, sexism, gender-identity phobia , and xenophobia -- has no place in our …

Wildfires in Israel Update

As we return to routine following the long Thanksgiving weekend, Israel is assessing the widespread destruction and tallying the damages caused by five days of wildfires which burned across the country. This morning’s report is written with cautious optimism that the fires are finally over…

Outreach

A Personal Look at How Your Donation to the Annual Tzedakah Campaign Impacts the Lives of Local Community Members and Those Around the World.

Jeremy and Michelle Tunis
Tiz and the rest of the Federation outreach team were really indispensable in helping to introduce us to Jewish life in …