Welcome New Director of Engagement and Leadership

We're thrilled to announce that Adina Gasser has joined the Jewish Federation of Madison as the Director of Engagement and Leadership. 

Adina has worked with several Jewish nonprofit organizations over the past 20 years, from Denver to New York to Israel, in marketing, communications, fund…

Partners In Community: Jewish Social Services and the Jewish Federation

Dear Friends,

JSS' history and genesis have been intertwined with the Jewish Federation of Madison since the 1930s. Without the Jewish Federation, there would be no JSS. Over the years, JSS' mission has grown, and so have staff space needs. During the last few years, JSS staff and departme…

Welcome New Camp Shalom Noar-Bogrim (NOBO) Director

We are thrilled to announce that Stephanie Taylor has joined the Jewish Federation of Madison staff team as the Director of Camp Shalom's Noar-Bogrim (NOBO)! Please join us in welcoming Stephanie.

A note of introduction from Stephanie:
Hello! My name is Stephanie Taylor, and I'm so excite…

Welcome New Camp Shalom Assistant Director of Staff Recruitment & Retention

We are thrilled to announce that Logan Bookstaff has joined the Jewish Federation of Madison staff as the Assistant Director of Staff Recruitment and Retention at Camp Shalom!

Logan has worked at Camp Shalom since 2018 as a counselor and was on the admin team last summer (2023) as an assis…

Madison Community Member Shares March For Israel Experience


By Louise Goldstein

My husband Bruce Thomadsen and I joined the March for Israel in Washington DC on November 14 to show our support for Israel, to demand the release of the hostages Hamas is holding in Gaza, and against the alarming but unsurprising resurgence of antisemitism worldwide. A…