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Statement on Amazon’s Subway Ads

November 25, 2015

UJA-Federation of New York is very pleased by Amazon’s decision withdrawing their ads from the New York City shuttle, and is appreciative of the efforts made by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo in calling for their removal. There are approximat… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on Paris Terror Attacks

November 14, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the families of the horrific terror attacks in Paris. We stand together in solidarity with the people of Paris. Read more

Statement from UJA-Federation of New York on the anti-Semitic incident at Hunter College on November 12, 2015

November 13, 2015

“We strongly condemn the abhorrent hate speech and anti-Semitic rhetoric that punctuated a rally at Hunter College on Thursday night. Students of all backgrounds deserve a campus experience that is free from intolerance and prejudice. We appreciate… Read more

New Website FindYourSummer.org Connects Jewish Teens to More Than 350 Summer Programs in the United States and Abroad

October 21, 2015

New York, NY (October 21, 2015) — FindYourSummer.org, launched in September 2015, is a first-of-its-kind online platform that helps connect Jewish teenagers to more than 350 summer programs in the United States and abroad. The site is unique in its… Read more

UJA Expresses Outrage at UNESCO Resolution

October 20, 2015

Dear United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Tomorrow, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is scheduled to vote on a new draft resolution declaring, among other things, that the Western Wall is part of th… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Supports Israel Trauma Coalition with $100,000 in Emergency Funding

October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 (New York, New York) — Responding to the current crisis, UJA-Federation of New York has initiated an immediate response to manage the escalating needs of Israelis during the current wave of violence, releasing $100,000 to the … Read more

UJA-Federation Supports 25 Community Service Projects Throughout New York for JSAM

October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015 (New York, NY) — UJA-Federation of New York is providing $78,000 in grants to support 25 local community service projects throughout the five boroughs, Long Island, and Westchester for Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM). JSAM transf… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

August 13, 2015

The threat of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons and increasing its power in the Middle East is a matter of grave concern for the United States, Israel and the world at large. UJA-Federation of New York strongly supports the goal of a diplomatic solution t… Read more

Graham Cannon Appointed New Chief Marketing Officer of UJA-Federation of New York

July 27, 2015

New York, NY (July 27, 2015) — UJA-Federation of New York today announced that Graham Cannon has been appointed its new chief marketing officer. Currently chief global marketing officer of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), Mr.… Read more

UJA-Federation of New York Raises $207 Million

July 13, 2015

New York City (July 13, 2015) — UJA-Federation of New York raised a total of $207.8 million this year, an increase of $21.8 million over last year. The annual campaign, which concluded on June 30th, raised $150.8 million, an increase of $3.9 millio… Read more