Response to Israeli Government Actions on Conversion and Western Wall

UPDATE on August 31st Israeli Supreme Court Decision

Following a hearing August 31st, Israel’s High Court of Justice ordered the Government to explain its unilateral decision to freeze the Kotel agreement, which the Government itself had achieved through negotiations in good faith with al…

Meet Camp Shalom's Israeli Staff

Something new is happening this summer in Madison. Thanks to the partnership we have with the Sovev Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) region in Israel through Partnership2Gether (P2G), a new program has begun. We are excited to host two young Israeli counselors from the region, who have joined Cam…

Federation Statement on ASM and BDS Resolution


Israel Action Network
Jewish Federation of Madison
Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Greater Chicago

In the final month of their term, the Associated Students of Madison (ASM), the student government at the University of Wisconsin-Madiso…

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 th…

Why We Give


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 to …