January 12, 2009 / 16 Tevet 5769
Caption Above: Dr John Ruskay (l), Executive Vice President and CEO of the UJA Federation of New York and Dr Howard Rieger (r), President and CEO of the JFNA - Jewish Federations of North America at a press conference held on Monday, Jan 12th at the Jewish Agency`s Barnea Absorption Center in Ashkelon.
The JFNA delegation of 28 senior national leaders of the JFNA arrived in Israel on Sunday to announce a $10million pledge for emergency assistance to the towns and cities under attack in southern Israel.
Caption: Dr John Ruskay Executive Vice President and CEO of the UJA Federation of New York with new immigrants from Ethiopia in the bomb shelter at the Jewish Agency for Israel`s Barnea Absorption Center in Ashkelon on Monday, Jan. 12th along with Jewish Agency staffers Ora Cohen (wearing red hat) and Liat Damoza.
Photos Credit: David Karp