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Responding to Emergencies in Israel: Roles, Challenges, and Opportunities for Jewish Communal Professionals

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Publication Date: March 2003

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Shelley Horwitz; Roberta Marcus Leiner

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 79-2/3

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
International relations (International relief and humanitarian assistance)

Keywords: Crisis Management; Global Responsibility; Diaspora Relations

Type: Report

Coverage: New York Israel


The UJA-Federation of New York built a bi-national team of New Yorkers and Israelis to strengthen crisis services in Israel. It fostered creation of an Israeli Trauma Coalition of major Israeli institutions dealing with trauma and is stimulating the development of new public health models and interventions.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.79 no.2-3, Winter-Spring 2002-2003.