Israel Charities in the U.S. Bucking Predictions of Doom

Set back by the global economic crisis and the Madoff scandal, Israel charities that raise money in the U.S. appear to be climbing their way back.

BOSTON – It’s a tradition at Hadassah’s New York headquarters for staff members to go onto their building’s rooftop overlooking midtown Manhattan for a celebratory blowing of the shofar every time a million-dollar donation comes in.