Nadler Announces $1.39 Million for NYC Jewish Community

Dec 2, 2003

New York, NY—Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is pleased to announce that several programs benefiting the Jewish community and Jewish charities in New York City received funding in the House and Senate Appropriations bills. The funding, which was made possible by Nadler's efforts, will go toward community building activities.

“It is a pleasure to announce that the House and Senate have recognized the very significant role these Jewish organizations have in our community,” said Nadler. “Their service to our neighborhoods is invaluable and they are very deserving of this federal funding.”

The following programs in Nadler's Congressional District received appropriations in the House and Senate bills:

  • Sephardic Community Center — $250,000
  • Sephardic Bikur Holim in New York/Guardians of the Sick — $200,000
  • Sephardic Bikur Holim Career and Employment Training — $100,000
  • Sephardic Community Center (funding for at-risk youth) — $314,000
  • Hebrew Academy for Special Children — $200,000
  • Center for Jewish History (archival preservation) — $328,000

Nadler also wrote a letter in support of the Simon Wiesenthal New York Tolerance Center, which will receive $215,000 in federal funding.