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Kristallnacht Reflection

On Nov. 9th 81 years ago, shattered glass littered the streets of many a German city and village. Flames ripped through synagogues as police and firefighters stood nearby, but did not move a muscle to stop the destruction. Cries echoed through the night as women and children fearfully watche…

Israeli Visit to Include Lesson in Pickleball

INDIANAPOLIS - Israeli and Hungarian young adults who are visiting Indianapolis in November will soon be able to take home a little bit of American sports ability.

In addition to participating in young adult-focused activities, several visitors will draw their paddles and learn how to play …

JFS Receives Grant to Help Individuals, Families Meet Basic Needs

Jewish Family Services (JFS) received a $7,500 Helping Those in Need grant from Glick Philanthropies to support programs that address food insecurity, specifically the Libby and David Fogle Lunch Bunch and Popsie’s Pantry.

“Receiving this grant is instrumental in allowing us to serve ou…

Pause with Pittsburgh: Join the Public Memorial Service

New York, NY—Almost one year ago, on a quiet Saturday morning, Pittsburgh’s Jewish community suffered the most brutal anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history when a gunman opened fire in the Tree of Life building, taking the lives of 11 innocent people across three Pittsburgh congregations: …

FAMILY-FRIENDLY "CURIOUS GEORGE" EXHIBIT AND EVENTS - NOV. 3

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (JFGI), in partnership with CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center and with the generous support of the Paul Family Endowment, is pleased to bring the exhibit The Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Journey from …