List of Top Jewish Philanthropies

The following Jewish organizations are listed among the Philanthropy 400, an annual list of America’s top charities published by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Rankings are determined by the amount of income from private support for a given year. The figures represent funds raised in 1998.

Rank Philanthropy Income: Private Income: Total

44. United Jewish Appeal — Federation

of Jewish Philanthropies of N.Y. $156,908,030 $202,595,131

55. Jewish Communal Fund $137,608,929 $168,262,226

92. Jewish Federation/Jewish United

Fund of Metropolitan Chicago $95,510,029 $138,608,630

133. Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist

Organization of America $74,119,801 $157,948,910

139. Jewish Community Federation of

San Francisco, the Peninsula, $71,133,212 $95,886,967

Marin and Sonoma Counties

155. United Jewish Foundation and Jewish

Federation of Metropolitan Detroit $65,846,576 $72,365,205

165. Jewish Community Federation

of Cleveland $61,156,405 $91,845,492

176. Combined Jewish Philanthropies

of Greater Boston $57,458,054 $76,116,405

193. Yeshiva University $53,160,417 $438,742,641

219. The Associated: Jewish Community

Federation of Baltimore $44,715,806 $59,701,223

224. American Society for Technion

– Israel Institute of Technology $44,038,992 $65,387,950

225. Anti-Defamation League $43,984,457 $46,417,023

236. Jewish Federation Council

of Greater Los Angeles $41,470,209 $52,467,902

238. Brandeis University $41,252,692 $229,998,429

242. Jewish Federation

of Greater Philadelphia $39,787,000 $47,497,000

264. American Friends of

the Hebrew University $36,079,049 $65,177,004

281. Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta $34,439,055 $43,986,119

285. United Jewish Federation of Metrowest $33,529,208 $46,957,564

297. American Committee for

the Weizmann Institute of Science $31,861,000 $51,036,000

315. Jewish National Fund $29,894,130 $31,491,321

334. The Jewish Federation

of Greater Washington $27,842,820 $32,245,308

347. The Jewish Theological Seminary

of America $27,063,320 $27,063,320

351. P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds $26,843,032 $35,029,096

357. Jewish Federation of

South Palm Beach County $26,516,981 $46,968,880

358. Greater Miami Jewish Federation $26,467,347 $37,278,746

359. American Jewish Committee $26,448,773 $33,223,948

384. Jewish Federation

of Palm Beach County $23,701,761 $26,161,959

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