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JFNA fundraising passes $700m

(JNS) — The Jewish Federation of North America announced recently that its post-Oct. 7 fundraising has surpassed $700 million.

The $242 million that it has allocated—of the $711.5 million raised—is going to about 300 partnering organizations, including Jewish Agency for Israel, United Hatzalah, Magen David Adom, ZAKA and Chabad, the Federations stated.

Its areas of focus include food security, support for Bedouin Israelis and people with disabilities and rabbinic services and pastoral guidance.

Eric Fingerhut, president and CEO of the Federations, delivered a talk about “the power of community...

 

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