IRA Charitable Rollover Made Permanent

Both the House and Senate have approved legislation that makes the IRA charitable rollover retroactive from January 1, 2015, and permanent going forward. President Obama has signed the bill into law. If you are age 70 ½ or older, you may transfer up to $100,000 this year directly from your …

Wisconsin Loves Israel Community Mission 2016

Only the April 4th - 7th Partnership2Gether portion of the trip will be taking place. For more details, please contact Rabbi Hannah Greenstein at (414) 390-5764 or

March 27th - April 4th - CANCELED

  • Land & Air: $3,883 per person based on double…

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Federation Briefing Memo:

Every day in the headlines we learn of the worsening plight of refugees from Syria and instability throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Many of those displaced are arriving in Europe illegally in old and dangerous boats sailing across the Mediterranean Sea,…

The Jewish Federations of North America's Statement on Iran


While the vote on the Iran agreement is likely behind us, the long-term challenge of preventing a nuclear Iran isn’t. America and our allies need to closely monitor Iran’s compliance of the accord and be prepared to act quickly and decisively …

Federation Expresses Condolences & Solidarity with Charleston

The Jewish Federation of Madison would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims in the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

This horrific attack of hatred was appalling and intolerable. Violence such as this…