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Adam H. Brill, Director of Communications
212-879-9305 x222™ Expands Long Term Partnership with Jewish National Fund 

New York, NY: June 22, 2016 –™  and Jewish National Fund (JNF), are strengthening their alliance by delivering information and guidance on the traditions associated with Jewish mourning to JNF's donors and supporters, expanding the organizations' dedication to honoring and commemorating loved ones.'s mission to help educate, guide, and inform individuals and families about Jewish traditions, customs, and appropriate expressions of sympathy is accomplished through its' Learning and Planning Centers. In addition, offers valuable tools and resources to assist with both traditional and modern ways to honor, commemorate, and memorialize loved ones through its' Yahrzeit and Kaddish Center.
"We are excited to deepen our partnership and directly integrate with Jewish National Fund to provide meaningful information and resources on the traditions of shiva," says Michael Schimmel, CEO and founder of "We look forward to our continued relationship to help millions of individuals and groups honor and commemorate the memory of loved ones each year."
JNF's partnership with reinforces the emphasis it places on providing valuable and relevant resources for its community. There is a high degree of sensitivity for individuals seeking to understand loss, in particular within Judaism. This partnership also focuses on educating individuals with ways to celebrate and memorialize loved ones according to the customs of shiva and Jewish tradition.
"Since JNF's creation, we endeavor to better serve the Jewish community and through our partnership with we are there to assist during times of grief," said Russell F. Robinson, CEO of JNF.
About provides an easy-to-use resource to help family members, friends, colleagues and acquaintances honor the passing of loved ones. The site carefully blends centuries-old religious traditions with modern-day customs to help support, communicate and mourn. provides information as well as guidance about appropriate items to send and words to express condolences in a respectable and understanding way.

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JEWISH NATIONAL FUND (JNF) began in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere. Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. JNF gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.

JNF embodies both heart and action; our work is varied in scope but singular in benefit. We strive to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel’s residents, and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is greening the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel’s water supply, helping develop innovative arid-agriculture techniques, and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism.

JNF is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and United Nations NGO, which continuously earns top ratings from charity overseers.

For more information on JNF, call 888-JNF-0099 or visit


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