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The terrific response from
our community to our
Israel Emergency
Campaign is hardly a
surprise. We are always
at our best in times of
great need and there
has never been a greater
need. To those among
you who already made
donations –Thank You!
This campaign is the most
important one in our life

October 7th has forever
changed us, but our
generosity remains the
same. Make a donation
here on this site or mail
back the envelope you
received shortly after the
war began. 100% of your
contribution goes to
Israel’s Trauma Coalition,
Magen David Adom,
Soroka and Barzilai
Medical Centers.

Israel Needs You – Please
Donate Generously.
Thank You and Am Israel

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July 11, 2024

285 Days - 120 Hostages
Bring Them Home

Brooks & Shabbos - Brothers?

I know Matt Brooks well enough to believe that he honestly sees a safe harbor for Jews in a future Trump presidency. He is also paid nearly $1 million a year. The Republican Jewish Coalition CEO addressed the RNC as Republicans vow to make American Jews safe again.

“President Trump will bring back law and order so that American Jews can once again wear a kippah and walk the streets without fear,” Matt Brooks said in a fiery speech, waving a red kippah. Like many he has conveniently ignored far-right extremists - who also claim Trump is their man and who target Jews with vile rhetoric and reprehensible actions.

At the same convention, the Harvard alum who filed an antisemitism suit against the university was enthusiastically cheered. Meet Shabbos Kestenbaum, who ignored his liberal, often progressive views in the name of safety for students - not to mention 15 minutes of fame.

“After October 7, the world finally saw what I and so many Jewish students across this country experienced almost every day,” he says. “Although I once voted for Bernie Sanders, I now recognize that the far left has not only abandoned the Jewish people, but the American people,” Kestenbaum claims.

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Alan Dershowitz Program 5-23-24

All About the Hostages: May 22 Program with Jessica Steinberg


Be The Support Israel Needs

Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker Ana Sazonov Answers Your Questions About Ukraine

On June 16, 2022, at our annual meeting, we hosted Ana Sazonov, executive director at the Jewish Federation of Columbia, SC. Ana recently returned from two weeks of volunteer work at the Ukraine border with Poland and shared her experience with us. We had many questions after and she answered all of them.


Greetings From Our Friends - Sent For Our Annual Meeting

Annual meeting greetings from New Bedford friend Ed Asner

Annual meeting greetings from Israeli
journalist and New Bedford friend
Tal Schneider
Annual meeting greetings from
New Bedford friend David Broza

Annual meeting greetings from
New Bedford friend Nancy Spielberg

Annual meeting greetings from our
Partnership team in Afula Israel

Jewish Federation Annual Campaign


Amir Cohen
Executive Director

Michelle Poirier
Associate Director

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