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A Message From Jewish Federation of Madison

We wish to inform the community that Rabbi Paula Winnig has decided to step down from her position as the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Madison, effective Sept. 14, to pursue other professional paths.

JFM thanks Rabbi Winnig for her efforts, and for the numerous successes s…

Update on the Nation-State Bill

UPDATE 7/19/18: Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is disappointed over Israel’s passage of the controversial Nation-State Bill

Israel’s “Nation-State Bill” was voted into law in the early hours of this morning (Israel time), following marathon negotiations. This “basic la…

Some Tax Planning Questions to Consider Before December 31

A few tax planning ideas to consider before the end of the calendar year by Steven Woolf, Senior Tax Policy Counsel of The Jewish Federations of North America. Please note that the items discussed would require immediate action

Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been approved by Congre…

Year-End Planning: Impact of Pending Tax Legislation

Below is a memo by Steven Woolf, Senior Tax Policy Counsel of The Jewish Federations of North America about making the most of your year-end giving.

As the House and Senate spend the next few days ironing out their differences in their versions of the tax cut bills, now is the time to cons…

Following the U.S. administration's announcement on Jerusalem Embassy Act

Today, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) issued a media statement following President Trump's remarks:

“Today, the U.S. administration announced a plan to move the Embassy of the United States in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, honoring a bipartisan commitment made over 20…