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.


Welcome, Daniel Benisty-Harris!

Dear Hillel for Utah Community,

We are excited to share that Daniel Benisty-Harris will join Hillel for Utah as the Director of Student & Community Engagement beginning July 15. Daniel stood out to our Committee and the many students who met him for his warmth, passion for Israel and Israel…

Community Tool-Kit

Within days of October 7, news outlets and social media's influence on public opinion about Israel could be felt. As the war goes on, Israel as a whole continues to be demonized, Israelis dehumanized, and the one Jewish nation is held to a moral double standard unlike any nation attacked by …

Press Release: Antisemitism Reaches New Heights in Utah


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Thank you to our Ben Gurion Society Sponsors!

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Jewish Federations Respond International Court of Justice

Jewish Federations of North America

Today’s ruling by the International Court of Justice, while deeply flawed, affirms Israel’s right to continue defending itself from ongoing attacks by Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Houthis following the horrific and brutal attacks of October 7th, the dea…