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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 Ha…

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 …

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 Se…

The Jewish Federations of North America's Statement on Iran

UPDATED STATEMENT:  IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT

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 decisivel…