The Cabinet Activation Against Antisemitism

By Jen Appel | July 23, 2021

In one of the first in-person conferences in the Jewish world since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) convened its National Young Leadership Cabinet on July 20th to mobilize against the growing threat of antisemitism in North America. As a result, 250 National Young Leadership Cabinet members and…

Mitzvah Day Impact: Dental Volunteers for Israel (DVI)

By koneill | July 6, 2021

In April 2021, the Jewish Federation of Broward County hosted a Mitzvah Day for partner organizations including Dental Volunteers for Israel (DVI). DVI was in much need of toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, and N95 masks, all of which were in short supply. DVI, via its Oral Health Education Program, dispenses over 7,000 toothbrushes annually, as well…

WP Newsletter – May 2021

By Orly Mayer | May 11, 2021

May 20, 2021 | Men’s Nite In Featuring Amar’e Stoudemire and Whisky Tasting with Milk & Honey May 26, 2021 | WP End of Year Celebration May 27, 2021 | Annual Meeting The month of May brings excitement as the days are longer, the sun is shining, and celebrations are beginning to take place. We…

Jewish Federation of Broward County Announces Appointment of Interim President and CEO

By samanthav | May 10, 2021

Jewish Federation of Broward County Board Chair Robert “Bob” Schneider has announced the appointment of Mark S. Freedman as Interim President and CEO of the federation. Freedman succeeds the current President and CEO, Michael Balaban, who will join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia as their President and CEO. Freedman has held a variety of…

2021 – 2022 Jewish Federation Board of Directors slate

By Orly Mayer | April 28, 2021

WP Newsletter – April 2021

By Orly Mayer | March 31, 2021

April 11, 2021 | Mitzvah Day April 18, 2021 | North Broward Family Rugelach Roll April 15, 2021 | Celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel’s 73 A personal story of Aliyah from Ethiopia to Israel April 20, April 27, May 4, 2021 | NWP Virtually Limitless Heart to Heart Mission to Israel May 26, 2021 |…

Premium Sharing Program

By Jen Appel | March 22, 2021

Jewish tradition teaches us that it is our responsibility to make the world a better place for future generations. Chances are you have spent a lifetime helping people. A legacy gift is a great way to perpetuate your support for the work of the organizations that were important to you during your lifetime. As you…

WP Newsletter – March 2021

By Orly Mayer | March 3, 2021

March 10, 2021 | WP Board Meeting March 14, 2021 | Community Campaign Celebration March 17, 2021 | Yesod: Jewish Women’s Leadership Series Launch April 14, 2021 | Mitzvah Day How do we define Luck?  Luck is the phenomenon and belief that defines the experience of notably positive or sometimes negative events. We should look…

Chai Lighting: Gina Shull

By Orly Mayer | February 10, 2021

Oprah Winfrey once said, “To move forward, you have to give back,” and that is precisely what Gina Shull exudes on a daily basis. As an in-home health care practitioner, she witnessed the implications of seniors in isolation and its impact on their mental health. With a heart of gold, Gina made it her life…

Chai Lighting: Sam & Audrey Meline

By Orly Mayer | February 10, 2021

Sam and Audrey Meline have dedicated their lives to giving back through philanthropy. The couple, married 61 years, were born, raised and educated in Boston. After graduation, Sam served as a dentist in the US Army, stationed in Munich, Germany for 2 years. It was from there that in 1959, they made their first trip…