Stand With Israel

 

Stand With Israel - Emergency Appeal

 

The Jewish Federations of North America has

made the decision to implement an emergency

campaign - Stop The Sirens - to raise funds to aid

with the burgeoning social needs that are arising in

Israel at this time of serious crisis. The campaign is

 being implemented in collaboration with local Jewish

 Federations, the Reform and Conservative

Movements and our overseas partners - the Jewish

Agency for Israel, the American Jewish Joint

Distribution Committee, the Israel Trauma Coalition

and other groups. 

We can't silence them. But we can try and soften

their impact on the lives of the children and families

living under their blare.

Hamas' upgraded military capabilities put the vast

majority of Israel's population within range of rocket

fire. But all of Israel is within reach of our work.
 
Saturday night thousands of children were read

bedtime stories in bomb shelters. With your help,

we can take them out of harm's way for a day of

normal play.
 
Sunday, the Nachum family in Netivot emerged from

their home bomb shelter-only to find that their house

was destroyed. Federation funds provide the Nachum's,

 and thousands of victims of terror like them, with the

money and support to begin rebuilding.

And this morning, the 15 second warning siren that

rang out in Be'er Sheva, was not long enough for a

70 -year old wheelchair bound resident to make it to

a shelter. So for now, she must live in one. Federation

partner programs are her sole lifeline to food and

medicine and human contact.

During every time of hostility or need, in virtually

every town in Israel, every day, you will find a piece

of Federation at work. Helping those who need it the

most. Making sure no one falls through the cracks.

 

SEND A MESSAGE OF SUPPORT.

GIVE TODAY.

Please help us help the citizens if Israel today,

and click on 'donate now' to make your emergency

contribution. Please write in the comment line

- Israel Appeal. 100% of all funds received will

be used to provide assistance to the burgeoning

social needs in Israel as a direct result of this conflict

The Strength of a People -  The Power of Community

 

Please help us help the citizens if Israel today, and click on 'donate now' to make your emergency contribution. Please write in the

comment line - Israel Appeal. 100% of all funds received will

be used to provide assistance to the burgeoning social needs in

Israel as a direct result of this conflict

 

The Strength of a People -  The Power of Community

 

Women's Philanthropy and Activities

Lunch & Learn with Professor Jacqueline Osherow

 Lunch & Learn has been led by the very energetic, thought provoking and inspirational, Professor Jacqueline Osherow on the discussion of Bible as Literature and how it relates to our contemporary lives. Jacqueline Osherow is a distinguished English professor at the University of Utah and a poet. We've been meeting in different homes and bring potluck dishes per the host's request. Typically, we send out an Evite before the event and ask to RSVP. Friends are Welcome!

 Please contact Ruth Davidson (ruthmdavidson@gmail.com) or our new co-chair Judith Meshorer-Lindsey (jmeshorer@aol.com) to RSVP, get food assignment and be added to the future emailing list.

Click here to view the programs of the Utah Women’s Philanthropy. Next Lunch & Learn meeting will be on August 6, 2014 at 11:00am at the home of Rona Greenwald. RSVP: doren@shalomutah.org

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MEN'S GROUP 

Our next “Guys Night Out” will be on July 31, 6:30 PM at the home of Roger Arsht, Park City.

In addition to good food and conversation, we have scheduled an informative presentation by Dr. Rodney Badger – Cardiologist – University of Utah Hospital

Topic:  Heart Smart:  Why no other disease has such dynamic development in new drugs, procedures, and devices.

Please invite your friends.

Cost:              $15 at the door – honor system - will cover food cost

The goal of the Federation's Men Group is to provide a mechanism for guys to come together in the spirit of community and friendship. It is also our hope that the group be guided by those who participate. RSVP: ashapiro@shalomutah.org

Donate Now Because...

$13 delivers a food package to an elderly Jew in the FSU

$250 delivers 52 weeks of kosher lunches at the JCC senior center

$25 delivers textbooks and supplies to one Hebrew school student

$365 delivers a scholarship for a teen to attend a Judaism and ecology seminar

$40 delivers a local family holiday workshop

$50 delivers medication for an indigent client

$1000 delivers 16 counseling sessions for a troubled teen

$30,000 delivers a cancer family care program

$750 delivers a JCC membership for a new immigrant family

$50 delivers three new books for the Jewish library

$1200 delivers plane tickets for a family of four from Kiev to Israel

$160 delivers a month's college living allowance for an Ethiopian student in Israel

$52 delivers two months blood pressure medication for a senior citizen

$1000 delivers a month-long stay at the home for the aged

$6000 delivers a year's scholarship for a toddler at the JCC early childhood program

$70 delivers special eating utensils for a Jewish nursing home

$75 delivers job interview clothes for a new American immigrant

$19,000 delivers an AIDS education program in Israel

$75 delivers a personal counselor for a special needs camper

$10,000 delivers 33 driver's education scholarships for new American immigrants

$100 delivers Shabbat dinner for 10 local college students

$25,000 delivers a new immigrant caseworker

$100 delivers one speaker at a Jewish education lecture series

$120 delivers a 5-month Hebrew-language program at an absorption center in Israel

$125 delivers two days of emergency food and shelter for a single parent and child

$2,000 delivers basic necessities for a new Ethiopian immigrant family in Israel

$300 delivers one month of pre-school for an Ethiopian child in Israel

$500 delivers one month of van service to take seniors to the hospital

$1500 delivers one day-school scholarship to a needy student

$13,200 delivers one person's temporary housing at an Israeli absorption center

PJ Library

PJ ("PJ" for "pajamas") program offers free, high-quality Jewish books and music each month to children ages 6 months to 8 years. Click on the picture to register your child.

 

PJ Library -free Jewish books each month to children ages 6 months to 8 years

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