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A Letter To The Madison Jewish Community

THANK YOU. For 75 years it has been you and those who came before you who are and have been the pillars, the very foundation, of our vibrant Jewish community. Without your financial support and commitment to the work of the Jewish Federation of Madison it is no exaggeration to say that the F…

2015 Year In Review

Looking Back At A Few Of The Year's Highlights...

  • 222 people attended the Jewish Federation of Madison's Diamond Anniversary Gala to celebrate 75 years since our founding
  • 180 Camp Shalom Scholarships were awarded to campers who would otherwise have been unable to attend camp
  • Gan HaYeled…

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

TRIP REVISED:
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 HannahG@MilwaukeeJewish.org

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,…