December 6, 2016-Based on the most recent information available, Charity Navigator announced American Friends of The Hebrew University  earned its second consecutive 4-star rating. This is the highest possible rating and indicates that AFHU adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that American Friends of The Hebrew University exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in related areas of work. Only 24% of the charities Charity Navigator evaluates have received at least two consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that American Friends of The Hebrew University outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets American Friends of the Hebrew University apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.
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