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Back to School Brings Hope for the Future in Athens

In Greece today, going back to school may seem like a return to normalcy for the country’s Jewish students.  

But with the ripple effects of one of the worst financial crises in European history multiplied by declining communal donations, fewer volunteers and surging anti-Semitism, Fed…

Meet Mexico City's Jewish Wunderkind

He’s an award-winning engineer, a filmmaker, athlete, Zionist and Jewish scholar, and one of Mexico City’s true renaissance men. He also just turned 18 years old.

Meet Alberto Buzali Berner, high school senior. Motivated by the hands-on, problem solving-centered classes at Federation…

Giving Back to Those Who Give Their All for Israel

Eliran is a husband, father to two young children and full-time student in Beer Sheva. When Operation Protective Edge broke out in 2014, he was called to serve far from his family. With rockets threatening his hometown, his wife had to miss work to stay home with their terrified kids.

Th…

Empowering Jewish Resilience in Greece

Financial troubles in Greece are wreaking havoc in the lives of millions. For the country’s Jews, a surge in anti-Semitism is making the crisis twice as bad.

But Minos Moissis sees only a challenge. “Our community here in Athens is badly affected [but] resilience is key. We have to ad…

No Village Too Remote

“Why did every house crumble?” Surveying the destruction around him, even a mason like Dunnbahabur couldn’t quite fathom the totality of the damage the earthquakes brought to Bhumlichowk, his village in Nepal. In the neighborhood where he lives with his wife and four children, all 20 h…