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The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is the central organization established to foster the welfare of the entire Jewish community.

Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs

It is the Annual Campaign that addresses the most pressing needs and issues at a moment's notice. It is the Annual Campaign that feeds the hungry, helps the unemployed, supports families with special needs, and funds Jewish education. To learn more, contact Campaign Director, Andy Lipkin (330) 746-3250x 111 or

Jewish Community Relations Council- JCRC

The JCRC of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation protects, preserves and promotes a just, democratic and pluralistic American society to safeguard the rights of Jews here, in Israel and around the world. The JCRC focuses on Israel and international affairs, Government affairs, Holocaust Education, Interfaith/ Intergroup relations and so much more. To become active with our JCRC, contact Bonnie Burdman

End of an Era!

Watch Sam Kooperman's retirement party! It is truly the end of an era!

JCRC Board Meeting...
Melton Class...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

For so many years, I had overlooked my Jewish identity. Now, with this knowledge, I was galvanized to act, and joined in on the effort to revitalize Jewish life in Ukraine. Eventually I took it to the next level and began my work for JDC, a Federation partner agency. Today, I am proud to say that I am JDC FSU’s first locally-born representative.

Friday, March 27, 2015

A pair of experienced Israeli medical doctors visited Louisville last weekend to discuss best practices for dealing with large-scale injuries, in addition to sharing details of how they’re easing the suffering of those fighting in Syria’s civil war.

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