As protests over racial injustice stretched into another day under the shadow of the enduring coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles encouraged the city’s Jewish community to increase efforts to address the underlying causes of a fracturing American society.
Los Angeles Jewish Federation CEO Jay Sanderson loses his brother to Covid-LA as he organizes the community against the pandemic
Tom is an MIT graduate who was homeless, living in a a tent in the woods, when the Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS), reached out to help.
The partnership “will ensure that we are not duplicating efforts or wasting resources that can best be put toward those most in need.”
“There hasn’t yet been a national progressive Jewish place to house your philanthropic giving to Israel and America.”
The Seattle Jewish Federation had never blocked one of his donations. But they said IfNotNow goes against their goal of a “cohesive Jewish community.”
One of the most powerful and well-compensated Jewish establishment officials in the United States just passed his job along to his son.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has appointed Erika Rudin-Luria as its top executive, making her the philanthropy’s first female president.
“My decision is bittersweet,” Silverman wrote. “However, as I have always stated, family comes first.”
The Jewish federations called on Israel to reverse its “divisive and damaging” steps to freeze an agreement on egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall.