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Israel Crisis Update: Nov. 14, 2019

Update from The Jewish Federation of North America:

Overnight, it was reported that a ceasefire agreement had been reached between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, presumably with Hamas and Egypt playing a role in discussions. Both sides officially announced the agreement at 5:30am Is…

Update from Israel - Nov. 13

Israel Crisis Update: November 13, 2019

Here are the major developments:

  • More than 250 rockets have been fired at Israel by Palestinian Islamic Jihad since 6:00am Tuesday, Israel time.
    • Despite a six-hour lull overnight, the rockets resumed early Wednesday morning.
    • Sirens have con…

Update from Israel - Nov. 12

Update from The Jewish Federation of North America:
As you are probably aware, there has been a major flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza in recent hours. Here are the major points:
Overnight, the IDF bombed a building in the Gaza Strip in a highly targeted strike which kill…

Our New Name

New name better reflects our scope

By Alan Margolies, Executive Director


We exist to strengthen, support, and serve the Jewish community locally, in Israel and the world-that is why I love being a part of the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida.  Over the summer, we …