Philanthropy for Israel

By Harold Glasser

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare, June 1951

The author reviews and summarizes trends and totals related to philanthropic giving to the new State of Israel by Jewish communities in the Diaspora (focusing especially on the US) during Israel's first three years of statehood. He highlights the importance of philanthropy, foreign aid and foreign investment to Israel's economy; reviews the principal philanthropic programs being funded; and outlines the general position of the Jewish Agency and the Jewish National Fund.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Social Services, Immigration, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Refugees

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Aptekar, Herbert H.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 27/No. 4

Page Number(s): 361-370

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States , World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Glasser, Harold. Philanthropy for Israel. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. June 1951: 361-370.


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