The Federation Blog

Our Goal for creating this blog is to give the Utah Jewish community a platform to have their voices heard. Topics for the blog will range from What does being Jewish mean for local individuals, parenting Jewish, favorite recipes to local & global frustrations with the Jewish community.


Federations allocate $70 million to 45 groups for Israel Emergency

In less than two weeks, Jewish Federations have raised over $388 million and as of October 19th allocated $70 million to 45 nonprofit organizations and groups providing urgent and immediate care on the ground in Israel.

The donations are part of a $500 million campaign following Hamas's …

UJFU Stands in Solidarity with Israel

United Jewish Federation of Utah Stands in Solidarity with Israel


Once again, on a holy day of the Jewish calendar, the people of Israel have come under attack. Once again, the brave military forces of the State of Israel are responding and will defend our beloved Jewish state. And…

Talking to Your Kids About Antisemitism

School is back in session. No doubt you've been busy getting your children ready with new shoes, backpacks and pencils. One thing that is often not on our back-to-school checklist, however, is preparing our children for antisemitic comments, symbols or bullying at school.
While these di…

2024 Mission to Poland the Baltics

We are excited to announce our next Community Mission scheduled for May 15-26, 2024 to Poland and the Baltics.

2024 Mission to Poland and the Baltics

May 15 - 24, 2024

Join us as we travel to three nations – Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania – each with an incredibly rich Jewish h…