Saturday, September 20, 2014 Elul 25, 5774
Federation spotlight on funding accomplishments
Federation's Center for Israel and Overseas funds programs that address the physical and emotional trauma created by terror attacks in Israel. This year, center funding included: • $100,000 for the Jewish Agency for Israel's Victims of Terror Fund, to provide immediate assistance to the survivors of terrorism, their families and the families left behind. • $50,000 for psychological treatment for...
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As far away as Siberia, needy men and women cry out for care
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Reaching out across the world to young children with cerebral palsy in Jerusalem and to the elderly in Siberia, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Israel and Overseas has helped these and many other at-risk populations with grants that provide food, health care, safety and educational needs in Israel and worldwide. The center is co-chaired by Gary Erlbaum...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Israel and Overseas supports vulnerable Jews in Israel and around the world. This past year, to aid at-risk Jews in Israel, Federation provided: • $50,000 for a learning center for disadvantaged children; • $100,000 for educational support for Ethiopian junior and senior high school students; • $70,000 for programs for young disabled...
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By:
Jan L. Apple, JE Feature
Some may find it hard to believe, but hunger is a real and pressing issue in the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. An estimated 5,700 Jewish households are in dire need of assistance. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Social Responsibility is mandated to direct resources in the community to help low-income Jews receive proper nourishment. According to center...
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Federation's Center for Social Responsibility directs funding to initiatives that address the most pressing needs of community members. This year the center provided: • $150,000 to enable Jewish Family and Children's Service to hire two case managers to provide outreach to low-income Jews; • $42,000 to help frail, elderly Holocaust Survivors receive more than 5,500 hours of needed assistance with...
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