Tag Archives: Israel

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 220 East 42nd Street, Floor 4 New York, New York 10017 Contact:  Shaina Sherman, (646) 871-3267, shainago@jdc.org We are the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian aid organization. Active today in some 70 countries, we work to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Our reach extends beyond the global Jewish community by providing high-impact disaster relief and long-term development assistance worldwide. You have the opportunity to choose from among JDC’s many humanitarian programs. Whether it’s caring […]

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StandWithUs

Stand With Us 4950 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, California 92123 Contact:  Yael Steinberg, Associate Director StandWithUs San Diego, (858) 598-8220, yaels@standwithus.com StandWithUs is an international nonprofit that supports Israel through education and fighting anti-Semitism both in Israel and abroad. StandWithUs is dedicated to educating people of all ages. We ensure that the story of Israel’s achievements and ongoing challenges is told in middle schools, high schools, on college campuses, over social media, and in communities around the world. StandWithUs defends students when they are faced with anti-Semitism and hatred at school or elsewhere. Our eighteen offices in the U.S., Canada, the UK […]

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Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation (INHF)

Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation (INHF) 35 Jabutinsky Street, Ramat Gan, 52511 Israel Contact:  Efrat Weizman Kohavi, External Relations Director, 972-3-7574267,efratwiz@npa.org.il The Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation (INHF) is a nonprofit organization that supports the Israel Nature and Parks Authority’s goals of protecting Israel’s nature, landscape, and heritage. The INHF offers three great opportunities for someone’s Mitzvah Project! The first one is called Adopt a Biblical Wildlife Animal. Throughout the centuries, many species that once roamed in the biblical times have become extinct and/or struggling to survive. For the past 30 years, the INHF has supported the Reintroduction to the Wild project, […]

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The Lone Soldier Center

The Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin z”l Yafo 51, Jerusalem Contact:  Sara Kalker Marketing Coordinator, PR & Projects, (002) 502-2211, gabi@lsc.org.il The Center was founded by a close-knit group of former lone soldiers in Jerusalem, to support lone soldiers serving today. Our staff and hundreds of volunteers work tirelessly to provide lone soldiers with housing, food, social events, basic necessities, equipment, advice, pre-army seminars, base visits, post-army assistance and much more. Our vision is to enable every lone soldier to succeed in his or her army service, successfully integrate into Israeli society and become part of the lone soldier […]

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NA’AMAT USA

www.naamat.org 21515 Vanowen St. Suite 102  Canoga Park, California 91303 Contact:  Deanna Migdal – Executive Director, deanna.migdal@naamat.org, (818) 431-2200 NA’AMAT USA is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that partners with NA’AMAT Israel to provide vital educational and social services for women, children and families in need, in Israel. TECH 4 TEENS Tech 4 Teens, would afford b’nai mitzvot the opportunity to help teens at NA’AMAT Israel’s 17 technological high schools.  As part of their bar/bat mitzvah project, teens would help NA’AMAT purchase computers, software, printers, digital cameras and other tech equipment for their students.  In addition, the b’nai mitzvot would encourage family and […]

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American Friends of Jordan River Village

https://www.jordanrivervillage.org 244 Madison Avenue, Suite 482 New York, New York 10016 Contact:  Shira Leeds, (917) 626-1869, shira@afjrv.org Our Mission:  For children living with serious illnesses life offers many unfair tradeoffs: instead of playing outside, they go to the doctor; instead of sleepovers they are in a hospital for treatments and recovery; and instead of hanging out with friends, they are taking medicine that makes them sick. But every child deserves to experience the awesomeness of childhood—Jordan River Village provides that to sick kids in Israel! The Village is a free, fun, and medically-safe camp in Israel for all children living with serious […]

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Mifalot

Mifalot 8 Halochamim Street POB 8400 Tel Aviv 61084, Israel Contact:  Michelle Pincus 973.945.2784 NJ Mifalot Ambassador, Michelle.pincus@yahoo.com Mifalot – Education & Society Enterprises, the largest organization in the Middle East that uses sports as a vehicle to enhance children’s’ self-confidence and bring social change to their communities. Mifalot is based in Israel, and our beneficiaries include children and youth from all over Israel, the surrounding regions and around the globe. Leveraging children’s universal passion for sports, our uniquely designed educational sports programs are created to teach essential life skills, develop an appreciation for diversity, embrace equality, and utilize community outreach to trigger social change. The beneficiaries of our many programs number over 25,000 annually […]

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How to Teach Kids to Support Jewish Causes

“Hey, Rabbi,” the bat mitzvah candidate said, “can I tell you about my mitzvah project? I’m raising money to help people join our synagogue if they can’t afford it.” I was impressed. And moved. And shocked. Why shocked? Many religious schools require that bar/bat mitzvah candidates do a mitzvah project. Once upon a time, those projects were all Jewish in nature. Families would plant trees in Israel in honor of their guests or display material from local Jewish organizations on the tables at the celebration. Kids would donate some of their gift money to local Jewish federations. For a while, […]

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Aleh

Aleh.org 208 Rechov Yaffo – POB 36163 Jerusalem, Israel Contact:  Dov Hirth, Marketing and Development  DOV@ALEH-ISRAEL.ORG (917) 732-2361 ALEH is a rehabilitative network of centers caring for the most severely disabled children in Israel. Established in 1982, ALEH believes that every child, regardless of the severity of the physical or cognitive disability, has the right to benefit from the best available care and develop to his or her full potentialALEH is a rehabilitative network of centers caring for the most severely disabled children in Israel. Established in 1982, ALEH believes that every child, regardless of the severity of the physical […]

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Support Israel

As Israel continues to defend itself against Hamas, there are several ways you can support its efforts: From the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the Conservative Movement and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), click on the ‘Stop the Sirens’ campaign where your donation provides emergency aid to those living in and protecting Israel. Urge your senators to support Israel’s right to self-defense.  Through AIPAC (American Israeli Public Affairs Committee), sign this letter for them to support and cosponsor an important resolution. Make a donation to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).  As Israeli soldiers prepare for a possible ground attack […]

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