Photos: JFNA Mission at Jewish Agency`s Barnea Absorption Center in Ashkelon

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

For further information contact:
Michael Jankelowitz,
Liaison to the Foreign Press, Jewish Agency for Israel
Mobile: +972-52-6130220
Voice-mail: +972-2-620-2780
michaelj@jafi.org 
website: www.jewishagency.org


 

 

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