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.


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…

È meraviglioso: Lion of Judah

The smell of Italian cooking and the hum of new and old friends sharing stories filled the room at the August 8th Lion of Judah Event. The gathering of the Lions of Judah, women who contribute $5,000 annually to the United Jewish Federation of Utah’s Annual Campaign and/or to their hometow…

Community Partners Against Hate Condemn Vandalism at Trinity AME Church

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Jay Jacobson, Antisemitism Task Force, United Jewish Federation of Utah

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Alex Shapiro, Executive Director, United …

Summer Party 2023 - Thank you!

Many thanks to the over 200 friends and supporters of the Federation who joined us for our 2023 Summer Party and contributed needed funds to our Annual Campaign and Community Security Initiative.

We were honored to be joined by Michael Masters, CEO of the Secure Community Network (SCN)…