The Federation Movement in American Jewish Philanthropy

By Joseph Jacobs, D. Litt

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1916

The authors trace the development of the Jewish Federation movement in America, including specific numbers for initial Federation fundraising and allocations for the first cities to adopt Federations and similar structures. They further discuss advantages and efficiencies of the Federation model. Finally, the authors provide a "skeletal constitution" (a sort of generic template) from which Jewish communities might start to construct a Federation.

Topic: Organizational Development, Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Jewish Federations, Records, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Jewish Organizations, Community Development

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 17

Page Number(s): 159-198

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Jacobs, Joseph. Litt, D.. The Federation Movement in American Jewish Philanthropy. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1916: 159-198. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5530


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