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Buffalo's Jewish Federation announces Robert M. Goldberg as its next CEO

The Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo announced Robert M. Goldberg as its next CEO and executive director. A collaborative leader dedicated to Jewish community, Goldberg has held numerous senior positions at Hillel International over the past 15 years. He will assume his new role at this…

Federations' Nepal Relief Fund has raised over $800,000 to help survivors

Federations' Nepal Relief Fund has raised just over $800,000 to help survivors of the two devastating earthquakes. Federations’ partners are working around the clock to help the 17,000 injured victims and 600,000 homeless families in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 15, 2015

Rabbi Steve Gutow, who helped found the Israel Action Network alongside JFNA, will step down at the end of the year from his role as president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs. The executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations …

Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief allocates $25,000 to Chabad of Nepal

Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, a consortium of 49 Jewish organizations including Federations, allocated $25,000 to Chabad of Nepal. In the wake of two devastating earthquakes, the Chabad house has become a refuge for hundreds of stranded Israeli tourists, and its volunteers are workin…

Upstate NY civic leaders, IAN defeat boycott of Israeli goods at food co-op

A multi-denominational group of civic leaders in upstate NY defeated a national effort to boycott Israeli goods at a local food co-op with help from the Federation-funded Israel Action Network. It was successfully argued that the targeted boycott would violate NY’s human rights laws, and t…