Youth Center in Tel Aviv Named for Late Washington Jewish Leader
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Youth Center in Tel Aviv Named for Late Washington Jewish Leader

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The Joseph Cherner Youth Center, named for the late Washington, D.C. Zionist and philanthropic leader, and the largest municipal youth center, was formally opened here.

The guest of honor was Mrs. Ruth Cherner, the widow, who was the principal donor for the new center. Mr. Cherner was active in the Israel Bond program, the United Jewish Appeal and Zionist programs.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund