Federation

UJA-Federation Brings Russians Further Into Fold

Russian-Jewish group first to join Federation's network since 1995.

09/24/2012
Staff Writer

For the first time in almost 20 years, the UJA-Federation of New York brought a new agency into its network on Thursday: COJECO, the Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations, which is the central coordinating body of New York’s Russian Jewish community, said Roberta Leiner, senior vice president of agency relations at the Federation.

Families that gathered at a COJECO retreat earlier this summer. Photo Courtesy of COJECO

Federation’s Fundraising Dips A Bit

07/12/2012
Staff Writer

UJA-Federation of New York raised slightly less in donations this year than last in a campaign that reflected a trend toward fewer donors in difficult financial times.

Donors face “new financial realities” in sluggish economy, says UJA-Federation board chair Alisa Doctoroff.

Twitter & Jewish Non-Profits

 Twitter may very well be the social media site that everyone counted out as not having any utility, but is actually thriving. That is because Twitter users are finding new and innovative ways to use the application.

Using Twitter for Philanthropy
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