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Below are resources to help you stay updated on the developments in Israel and our efforts to support those affected. 

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Reputable News Sources
It is critical to be sensitive to the credibility of news sources. Follow and check your sources before reposting information. Our trusted partner, Jewish Community Relations Council Bay Area (JCRC), suggests this listing of social media accounts of credible, English-speaking journalists: 

Tal Schneider (Times of Israel) 
Noga Tarnopolsky (freelance) 
Trey Yingst (Fox) 
Hadas Gold (CNN) 
Nadav Eyal (Yediot Ahronot) 
Herb Keinon (Jerusalem Post) 
Avi Scharf (Haaretz) 
Barak Ravid (Axios) 
Sarah Tuttle Singer (Times of Israel) 

Our local J. The Jewish News of Northern California publishes relevant news for Bay Area residents that spans the globe 

Jewish Federations of North America provides daily updates through their FedBeat news feed 

View White House updates 

Federation: Blog Posts 
Israel and the Israeli People Need Your Support Now 
Update on Bay Area Jewish Community Security 

Federation: In the News  
October 7-13: 
The J: Bay Area groups plan solidarity, prayer events for Israel as reactions pour in 
The J: In S.F., hundreds join urgent gathering to support Israel at war 
The J: How to help: Orgs supporting people affected by war in Israel 
The J: Berkeley-born Hersh Goldberg-Polin among North Americans missing in Hamas invasion 
San Diego Jewish World: Newsom Directs State Funds to Jewish Federations, Other Groups Offering Lifesaving Security Services 
The J: Tears, heavy hearts at South Bay, Contra Costa vigils 
The J: 2,000 show up to Palo JCC, many mourning friends and family 
KRON: Bay Area’s Jewish Community Federation opens an Israel Emergency fund 
The J: Bay Area Jews in Israel describe fear, anger, resolve 
The J: Some Bay Area Jewish day schools to close Friday amid security concerns 

October 16-20: 
NBC Bay Area: Israel-Hamas war has Bay Area Jewish community fearful of antisemitic violence 
The J: ‘Disgusting calls to violence’ against Israel surface in Bay Area graffiti 
Inside Philanthropy: How Philanthropy is Responding to the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis So Far 

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