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Please Donate to Israel Fire Emergency Fund Posted on November 25, 2016 11:18 AM

Wildfires have swept across Israel, damaging or destroying hundreds of homes, displacing an estimated 100,000 people, and interrupting vital utility and transportation services.

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Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Strongly Object to Bannon Appointment Posted on November 15, 2016 8:51 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle strongly objects to the appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist and counselor, and the appointment of any others who may threaten the fabric of our civil society. We will stand beside every minority community and all who are vulnerable and afraid.

In his acceptance speech, President-elect Trump said,

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Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund Supports Communities in Need Posted on October 7, 2016 11:21 AM

Hurricane Matthew is wreaking a path of destruction, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. The Jewish Federations of North America has opened a Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund to collect donations for supporting communities in need. One hundred percent of your donation will go to the relief fund. Please click here to donate.

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Shimon Peres: A Man of Vision, Moral Leadership and Peace Posted on September 28, 2016 8:58 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, z”l – a man of vision, moral leadership and peace. His dedication, courage and wisdom were indispensable to bringing to fruition the dream of Israel as the strong and vibrant homeland of the Jewish people.

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Federation Congratulates Nancy B. Greer, Our New CEO Posted on August 31, 2016 2:03 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is proud to congratulate Nancy B. Greer on taking the helm as our President & Chief Executive Officer.

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An Important Announcement from the Federation Board Chair Posted on August 3, 2016 7:31 PM

From Dan Lowen, Federation Board Chair

It is with a mixture of sadness for his decision and gratitude for his contributions that we announce that Keith Dvorchik will be leaving Seattle and his position as President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Keith will stay with the Federation through early September.

Keith is returning to central Florida to be close to family and continue working to strengthen the Jewish community as the CEO of the Roth Jewish Community Center of Orlando.

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A Shocking Act of Terrorism and Hatred in Orlando Posted on June 12, 2016 2:11 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is deeply shocked by the heinous act of terrorism in which 49 people were murdered and more than 50 injured early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando. These innocent people were targeted due to their sexual orientation and the terrorist’s deep hatred of people different from him.

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