FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 18, 2014
Max Samis, Rabinowitz Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, (o) 202-265-3000, (c) 202-681-2528
Jewish Federations Applaud Congress for Supporting Israel
Washington, D.C. – The Jewish Federations of North America applaud the United States Congress for passing resolutions that support Israel’s right to exist. With majority support in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, it is clear that the America stands with Israel at this difficult time.
“The United States has always been one of Israel’s closest allies, and it is encouraging to see that strong support continue during this time of need,” stated William Daroff, senior vice president of public policy and director of the Washington office of Jewish Federations. “We are particularly pleased to see these bipartisan resolutions unanimously pass in both houses of Congress. Support for Israel knows no political boundaries, and we applaud our Representatives and Senators, along with President Barack Obama, for their strong commitment and unwavering support.”
The Jewish Federations, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).