C’mon guys, you need to do better than this…
According to the JTA, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews suspended its May 1 payment on a $45 million commitment made to JAFI late last year.
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, IFCJ Executive Director, said the agency has not lived up to its commitment to become a “strategic partner” with the IFCJ. A key issue, he said, is that Jewish Agency stationary still only lists the organization’s historic partners, the United Jewish Communities and Keren Hayesod, but fails to mention IFCJ.
Read more from the JTA.
Here for the December announcement.
updated May 21: for more background on this ‘hot-button’ issue check out Evangelical Group Cuts Off Donations to Jewish Agency in this week’s Forward.