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  • FEGS, major Jewish social service agency, to close

    February 3, 2015 | 11:07 am

    FEGS, one of the largest social service agencies in the United States, is shutting down after unexpectedly losing $19.4 million last year.

    The New York-based FEGS, which has nearly 3,000 employees and is a beneficiary of UJA-Federation of New York, announced Friday that it would...

  • Americans don’t forget Eastern Europe’s survivors

    By Jane Ulman

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Galina Isakovna's life has never been easy.

    She was 3 months old in 1922 when a pogrom broke out in her Belarusian village. As a band of anti-Semitic thugs stormed her family's home, her mother quickly stashed her under a bed. When the intruders entered the room, cutting up the...