The Jewish Federation of NEPA

The Jewish Federation of NEPA is your central address for everything Jewish in Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties.

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Prominent Jewish book-ban advocate says Florida’s crackdown on ‘frivolous challenges’ won’t deter him

"To just show up and object to every single book under the sun, that is not an appropriate situation," Gov. Ron DeSantis said last week about abuses of his signature Learn more

Theater charity Broadway Cares funds Gaza aid. After fielding complaints, it will support relief for Israelis, too.

The nonprofit, which is best known for supporting people with HIV/AIDS, says it will increase transparency after backlash over donations to Gaza medical groups. -- The post Theater charity Broadway Learn more

How do Biden’s new sanctions affect Jewish charities that donate in Israel?

The response to the sanctions has been 'business as usual,' groups say, but the Biden administration could expand its list of targets beyond the four settlers it named. -- The Learn more

London police open investigation after Amy Winehouse statue is defaced with pro-Palestinian sticker

Winehouse frequently performed wearing a Star of David medallion. The Palestinian flag sticker covered the Star of David on her statue. -- The post London police open investigation after Amy Learn more

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