Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 11, 2015

JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman condemns Chief Rabbi Lau’s comments criticizing Education Minister Naftali Bennet for visiting a Conservative day school. An anonymous donor pledges up to $10,000 to support a variety of Jewish causes, including Federations' Holocaust survivors program, depending on how widely his post is shared on Facebook. Federation partner JDC provides for the spiritual and physical needs of displaced Ukrainian Jews


Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Volusia and Flagler Counties.