JEWISH FEDERATIONS ORGANIZES RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN JAPAN, HAWAII AND THE PACIFIC
The Jewish Federations of North America has opened an emergency relief fund to provide aid and support to the victims of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that struck Japan earlier today, and to help those in other potential disaster zones such as Hawaii and the U.S. mainland’s West Coast.
Donations can be made to the Japan, Hawaii and the Pacific Relief Fund online, by texting RELIEF to 51818, or through our national mailbox at The Jewish Federations of North America, Wall Street Station, PO Box 148, New York, NY 10268. JFNA is also working with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee to support relief efforts.
Israel sends teams:
Israeli search and rescue team leaves for Japan today
A civilian Israeli search and rescue team was to leave for Japan on Sunday morning to help victims of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and massive tsunami that struck the island nation on Friday.