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The chief financial officer of Manhattan-based nonprofit Aish HaTorah, Jacob Fetman, of Midwood, was charged yesterday with embezzling more than $237,000 from the international Jewish outreach organization through another non-profit under his control. According to District Attorney Ken Thompson’s office, Fetman routed the organization’s donations through three separate Aish bank accounts that he controlled. From November 2010…

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The Shorefront YM-YWHA is now offering free legal services to victims of Superstorm Sandy through the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and UJA Federation of New York. If you sustained damage as a result of the October storm and need legal services and advice on topics such as appealing denied claims, disaster-related fraud and…

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The Shorefont YM-YWHA (3300 Coney Island Avenue) is a neighborhood organization that’s rising to the challenge of continuous local disaster recovery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Currently, they’re responsible for everything from assigning volunteer contractors, to repairing homes and giving out food, to translating complicated government forms. Shorefront Y Director Sue Fox has been busy…

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The Brooklyn Community Foundation is well on its way towards providing relief for those devastated by Hurricane Sandy, having raised over $1 million dollars in charitable contributions, and announcing its first requests for proposals from Brooklyn non-profits looking to use the funds to help in the rebuild effort. The large sum of money raised, coming from large generous donations from…