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JCRC Principles on Racial Justice & Equality

“I CAN’T BREATHE.” These words, the final gasp of a Black man dying at the hands of a police officer in the United States of America, reverberate in our consciousness. Today we say the name of George Floyd as we condemn the killing and call for justice. But his name is far from the fir…

JFGI Awarded $10K from Glick Philanthropies to Support Residents Amid COVID

INDIANAPOLIS, June 2020 – The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (JFGI) received a $10,000 grant from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies to help local nonprofit organizations continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. JFGI supports residen…

YoPhI Teen Board Awards $10,000 to Support Local Changemaking Initiatives

Members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis’s Youth Philanthropy Indy (YoPhI) Teen Board completed a year-long philanthropic initiative at a ceremony earlier this month, awarding more than $10,000 to local nonprofits. For the 2019-2020 funding round, the 28 members of the YoPh…

Safe Indy: Welcome Grant Mendenhall as Community Security Director

The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Community Security Director in partnership with national partner Secure Community Network (SCN).

The Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3), is the official safety and security organizati…

Jewish Family Services to Continue Serving Those in Need

Thursday, March 19, 2020

It’s normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Talking with a person you trust can help, such as friends and family or your fellow community members. Please know that all of us at Jewish Family Services (JFS) are here for you.

While…