December 23, 1999 |
These aid agencies are accepting contributions for assistance to victims of the flooding in Venezuela: American Jewish World Service Venezuela Flood Relief 989 Avenue of the Americas 10th Floor New York, NY 10018 (800) 889-7146 http://www.ajws.org American Red Cross P.O. Box 37243 Washington, D.C. 20013 (800) 435-7669 Spanish: (800) 257-7575 http://www.redcross.org Brother's Brother Foundation Venezuela 1501 Reedsdale St. Suite 3005 Pittsburgh, PA 15233-2341 (412) 321-3160 http://www.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1995
I was delighted to read "After Kobe, Healing the Psyche of Japan," on efforts being made to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder in Japan (June 20). I would like to bring to your attention, however, that these doctors were sent to Kobe by American Jewish World Service, a non-sectarian humanitarian aid and relief organization. At the request of Kwansei Gakuin University, we used a portion of the $85,000, raised from the Jewish American community in response to the earthquake to send specialists to train local psychologists and social workers working with the victims of the Kobe earthquake.
July 4, 1992 |
Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, a pioneer in promoting Vatican-Jewish relations and the former international affairs director for the American Jewish Committee, died Friday. He was 66. Tanenbaum, who underwent heart surgery last month, died of heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital, said his wife, Georgette Bennett. For decades, the New York-based rabbi was a powerful voice of American Judaism in the world, active in promoting good relations between Jews and members of other faiths.
December 30, 2004
These aid agencies are among those accepting contributions for assistance that they or their affiliates are providing for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Asia. Action Against Hunger 247 W. 37th, Suite 1201 New York, NY 10018 (212) 967-7800 www.aah-usa.org ADRA International Asia Quake Fund 12501 Old Columbia Pike Silver Spring, MD 20904 (800) 424-2372 www.adra.org American Friends Service Committee (AFSC Crisis Fund)
January 25, 1991
A partial list of those accepting cash donations to help aid civilian victims of the Gulf War. For more information about any of these groups, contact InterAction, 202-822-8429. Adventist Development and Relief Agency, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, Md. 20904. American Friends Service Committee, 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19102. American Jewish World Service, 1290 Ave. of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10104. American Near East Refugee Aid, 1522 K St., N.W.
December 15, 1988
The following is a partial list of organizations accepting donations specifically for Armenian earthquake relief. The American Friends Service Committee Soviet Armenian Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction Fund 1501 Cherry St. Philadelphia, PA 19102 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 711 Third Ave. New York, N.Y. 10017 The American Jewish World Service Armenian Recovery Fund 729 Boylston St.