Amid all the pats on the back and self-congratulations, this gathering of the self-appointed bureaucrats of America's organized Jewry should have focused on the needs of the elderly and the sick, as well as the over-stressed social support infrastructure - instead of "advocating for Israel" and worrying about Israel's image. With only about 30% of America's Jews affiliating themselves with Israel, the Jewish Federations have no legitimate mandate to carry out Israel's agenda at the expense of the Jewish poor, sick and elderly in the US.
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from the article: Who dat? The Jewish Federations General Assembly hits New Orleans