3. Resolution of the Aliyah & Klitah Committee
WHEREAS the Aliyah and Klitah Committee has consistently set a high priority for Olim Associations.
WHEREAS the activities of the Olim Associations, involving almost 20,000
volunteers in mobilizing Israeli society, developing the next generation and fostering volunteerism in Israeli society are consistent with the JAFI strategic plan.
WHEREAS the continual repeated reductions of over $1.2 million since last June along with the new untested funding criteria has led to a crisis for the Associations
WHEREAS the value added and necessary work of the Olim Associations is
recognized as a necessary component for successful absorption
AND WHEREAS the Aliyah and Klitah Committee has repeatedly requested that the budget be restored
BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
The budget of the Olim Associations be restored to the level of $1.2 million