federation

Definitions

  • A local Jewish philanthropy which raises and distributes funds for social welfare, social services and educational needs in local communities and overseas, especially Israel.

Example Sentences

  • "Over 100 volunteers show up each year to help raise money for the Jewish Federation's annual campaign." (Patch.com)

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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