Jewish Federation of Delaware Awarded with Award of Distinction
JFD is a Winner in the 27th Annual Communicator Awards
The Jewish Federation of Delaware has received an award of distinction in the category of nonprofit for its 2019-2020 Impact Report titled, “In Challenging Times, We Grow Stronger TOGETHER”. The digital version of the impact report is available online here.
Current pesident and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Delaware, Seth J. Katzen, commented on the honor of being presented with the award with this statement, “Our Impact Report to the community is a journey through the past year telling the story how Federation works with our local and global partners in improving the world. While this past year was certainly challenging, we learned the importance of resiliency and the power of our collective impact”.
The Jewish Federation of Delaware’s mission is to “mobilize the Jewish community to address issues, meet needs, and build an agenda for the future”. Their mission is supported by multiple initiatives including Women’s Philanthropy, Connect: Young Adult Network, and various other community outreach programs.
Jewish Federation of Delaware Education
The Jewish Federation’s Holocaust Education Committee (or, HEC) was founded by two holocaust survivors, Dorothy Finger and Halina Wind Preston to provide support for survivors and their families, and educate the community in an effort to prevent similar tragedies from occurring to future generations. The Jewish Federation of Delaware reports in their 2019-2020 impact report that House Bill 318 is currently in queue and awaiting passage in the Delaware State Legislature. This legislation would require Holocaust and genocide education to be incorporated into Delaware school curriculums.
I Could Do Great Things Foundation’s co-founder Suzanne Grant is proudly a former president of The Jewish Federation of Delaware and supports their goal of “enhancing the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and torah (Jewish learning).