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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 th…

Nepal Earthquake Update

Another earthquake hit Nepal this morning. This undoubtedly compounds the issues that the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is addressing with our partners on the ground.

JDC Assessing New Nepal Quake Damage, Renews Urgent Call for Aid

NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2015) - With news of anothe…

Ongoing Crisis In Ukraine

Update from March 8th, 2016: Federations have mobilized support over the past year and a half to provide JDC with direly needed resources for Jews trapped behind the lines in eastern Ukraine, as well as those who fled and are now refugees in their own land. Our work has been recognized by th…

Harassment of Jews Worldwide On The Rise

The Pew Research Center released a new report showing that harassment of Jews throughout the world has reached a seven-year high. In Europe, news reports from the last two months describe a significantly deteriorating situation. Fatal attacks in France and Denmark, as well as vandalism again…

Federation Statement on Tony Terrell Robinson, Jr.

The Jewish Federation of Madison extends its sincere condolences to the family of Tony Terrell Robinson, Jr., the 19 year old African-American young man who died in a police-involved shooting last Friday night.

As our community mourns the loss of this young life, we stand in solidarity wi…