UJA-Federation

ReelAbilities film festival poster (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: ReelAbilities Film Festival

The sixth annual ReelAbilities Film Festival opens on March 6. Many of the films are personal stories, giving a voice to a community not always in the spotlight.

03/03/2014

Teens volunteering in Yonkers join hands at Holocaust Remembrance Day event, April 7, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Holocaust Survivors, Families Take Part In Holocaust Remembrance Day Events

New York’s largest commemoration is held at Temple Emanu-El on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Annual Gathering of Remembrance was started more than 40 years ago by Holocaust survivors.

04/07/2013

A volunteer packs a bag of food stuffs for waiting people at the Yorkville Common Pantry in Harlem (file/Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Catholic, Jewish Charities Join Forces To Hand Out Holiday Meals, Fight Hunger

The religious charities have partnered to help New York soup kitchens and food pantries in this time of higher demand partly due to superstorm Sandy.

11/20/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Manhattan DA: UJA-Fed Robbed Of More Than $2 Million In Elaborate Scam

Donors to one of New York’s top charities are among the victims of a massive identity theft ring. They gave – and then they got taken.

12/16/2011