Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting This is the website of The General Assembly of The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc. (“The General Assembly Site”), an assembly which brings together Jewish Federation volunteer leaders and professionals worldwide. The website is owned and run by The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc. (“JFNA”), an American Jewish umbrella non-profit organization representing 148 Jewish Federations (“The Federations”) and 300 independent Jewish communities across North America dedicated to improving people’s lives locally and globally. The General Assembly brings together Federation volunteer leaders and professionals from across the continent, and those engaged in the business of Jewish philanthropy from around the globe.

The main purpose of The General Assembly Site is to provide information and services to individuals and to the various Federations’ websites. Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting it and to making you aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of your information.

Information Collected

Our website does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.

We collect personal information when you provide it in the course of interacting with the site. At The General Assembly Site you may subscribe to an email newsletter, sign up for broadcast email or provide information via a contact us form. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or information about your inquiry.

If your personal information changes and you wish to update it (such as your email address), or if you wish to delete your information, you can click on the unsubscribe link in any communication from The General Assembly Site. This will remove your information from our database. If this should prove insufficient, you may contact us at with a request to correct, update or remove your personal information. Please allow 7-10 business days for any changes to take effect.

We also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon FIOS). This information is helpful for improving your experience on the Site.

How the Collected Information is Used

We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding services, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of registrations or other actions you take on our site, and for related customer service needs.

If you are a registered user, you may click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email sent by The General Assembly Site in order to remove your name from our e-mail recipient list.

We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with other organizations. Any personal information you provide to The General Assembly Site will not be disseminated to third parties outside of The Federations.

We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site in order to make site improvements. We may use such information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

We will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.


Our site makes limited use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved on your computer browser that contains information related to your use of a site. We use cookies to personalize your experience on our site by recognizing you and serving you relevant content or messaging. If you reject cookies, you might experience limited usability in some areas of our site.


The General Assembly Site uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your personal information and to protect it from unauthorized access.


We provide links to other third party websites that we believe you will find useful. We ask you to recognize that the General Assembly Site or JFNA is not responsible in any way for the Privacy Policy of these other sites.

Contact Information

If you have any further questions about this Privacy Policy or General Assembly’s privacy practices, please contact us at the information below:

Jewish Federation of North America, Inc.
25 Broadway, Suite 1700
New York, New York 10004
(212) 284-6974
(212) 284-6835 (facsimile)