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Jewish Federation of San Diego Responds to Tragedy in El Cajon

Media Statement
March 1, 2024

Jewish Federation of San Diego Responds to Tragedy in El Cajon

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of a member of our Jewish community during the attack that occurred last night in El Cajon. This senseless act of violence also left two individuals inj…

Operation Iron Swords Update 2/26

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Activities 

  • During an evacuation of civilians from Khan Yunis in Gaza, the IDF found terrorists who were concealed along with civilians and attempting to escape with them. The terrorists were apprehended by the Seventh Armored Brigade, which also killed severa…

Operation Iron Swords Update 2/22

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Activities

  • A terror attack took place just outside Jerusalem this morning. At least one Israeli was killed and eleven were wounded, with some in serious condition, including a 23-year-old pregnant woman.  Three terrorists who opened fire on cars waiting in tra…

Operation Iron Swords Update 2/20


• One of the many projects being supported by Jewish Federations through the Israel Emergency Campaign is a program for midwives to support pregnant women affected by the war, including those whose partners may have been killed, evacuees and others. More th…

Operation Iron Swords Update 2/15

Jewish Federations and Partners

  • This week, the US Senate passed a Supplemental Aid package that includes approximately $14 billion in aid to Israel and $400 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) needed to ensure houses of worship remain safe. Jewish Federat…