The Go Bags, as they are called, include first-aid supplies, as well as equipment such as flashlights, hammers, whistles, phone chargers, zip ties and tape to secure doors.
The smaller, more focused event will be invitation-only
For the past 14 years, Daroff had served as senior vice president for public policy and director of the Washington office of The Jewish Federations of North America.
As part of the funding designated for the act, $30 million will be granted to the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) applauded the act.
According to the union, the proposal from UJA would see pensions cut as much as $13,000 per year.
It is the fourth year that Congress has provided such funds to JFNA to distribute for Holocaust survivors.
And I am grateful every day to be part of my Jewish family.
The conversation between Israel and the Diaspora is at a critical point.
Knesset members who traveled to North America with JFNA delegations reported that the experience greatly improved their understanding of American Jewry and its relationship with Israel.
The Jewish Federations have been extremely fortunate in attracting highly dynamic and committed members of its Federation community to serve as chair of JFNA’s Board of Trustees.