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.


Federation Applauds White House Strategy to Address Antisemitism

In an era of rising antisemitism in the U.S. and around the world, the United Jewish Federation of Utah along with the Jewish Federations of North America appreciate the clarity and urgency demonstrated by the White House in releasing its National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism. We welcome…

Federation Hires Associate Director

Federation Hires Associate Director

We are pleased to let you know that after months of searching, we have filled our new role of Associate Director at the Federation. We are also very excited to share that Liz Paige will be stepping into this position near the end of June.

Many of you kno…

Federation Assumes Administration of Hillel for Utah

The United Jewish Federation of Utah is pleased to announce that it will be assuming the administration and operation of Hillel for Utah effective July 1, 2023. This decision comes on the heels of the retirement of Hillel for Utah’s founding director, Dana Tumpowsky.

The Federation has lo…

Federation Launches Community Security Initiative

Federation Launches Community Security Initiative

During the last several years, Jewish communities across North America have experienced a dramatic rise in antisemitic incidents, hate crimes, and targeted violence against its institutions. Sadly, 2021 saw the highest number of antisemitic…

Stand Up to Jewish Hate

The United Jewish Federation is joining Stand Up To Jewish Hate, a new campaign to educate all Americans about the rise of antisemitism and mobilize people outside the Jewish community to help us address growing hate and intolerance.

We are asking everyone to post and share #? on social med…