The Chronicle’s Ranking of Jewish Groups
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The Chronicle’s Ranking of Jewish Groups

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These Jewish organizations on the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Philanthropy 400 (excluding The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, which the Chronicle accidentally omitted).

No. 34: The United Jewish Communities, up from 42, with $333,824,000 raised in private funds in 2005, down 3 percent from 344,106,000 in 2004. No. 54: The Jewish Communal Fund, up from 82; raised $247,296,323, up 49.3 percent.

No. 70: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, down from 60; raised $203,330,851, up 3.4 percent.

No. 72: The UJA-Federation of New York, up from 72; raised $196,744,000, up 18.9 percent.

No. 141: The Jewish Federation/Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, down from 133; raised $111,118,618, up 0.6 percent.

No. 174: Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, up from No. 238; raised $88,779,140, up 40.8 percent.

No. 178: Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, down from 153; raised $87,765,940, even

No. 194: Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, down from 183; raised $81,043,950, down 3.3 percent.

No. 208: United Jewish Foundation and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, up from No. 237; raised $77,495,442, up 22.6 percent.

No. 209: The American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, up from 247; raised $77,212,300, up 27.7 percent.

No. 212: Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, down from 212; raised $76,579,682, down 3.9 percent.

No. 237: Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, down from 215; raised $67,765,291, down 4.2 percent.

No. 242: Brandeis University, down from 239; raised $66,346,659, up 7.2 percent.

No. 249: Yeshiva University, down from 192; raised $65,164,597, down 17.7 percent.

No. 273: Anti-Defamation League, up from 302; raised $56,408,066, up 4.5 percent.

No. 276: Greater Miami Jewish Federation; raised $56,285,535, up 75.4 percent.

No. 310: Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, down from 277; raised $49,948,849 down 5.3 percent.

No. 353: The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, down from 263; raised $43,557,000, down 22.7 percent.

No. 354: The P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds, down from 229; raised $43,548,325, down 33.1 percent.

No. 355: American Jewish Committee, up from 357; raised $43,504,488; up 8.6 percent.

No. 359: Jewish National Fund, not on the list last year; raised 43,130,125, up 27.1 percent.

No. 383: The Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS, New York arm, up from 391; raised $39,867,586, up 11.2 percent.

No. 400: United Jewish Communities of MetroWest, N.J., down from 292; raised $37,742,627, down 24.9 percent.

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