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INVESTING IN ISRAELI SOCIETY

We’re committed to the promise of a fully welcoming, democratic, thriving Jewish state — now and always.

We help all Israelis become self-sufficient members of a more inclusive society, build bridges among diverse populations, and cultivate a Jewish state that welcomes all expressions of Judaism. We support academic opportunities and cutting-edge collaborations to foster religious, cultural, and social equality.

The Facts:

  • 47% of Israeli Jews feel the religious-secular divide is the biggest problem facing Israeli society.
  • 55% of Haredi men and 25% of Haredi women are unemployed.
  • 1 in 5 Israelis lives in poverty.
  • 1.7 million Arabs in Israel are Israeli citizens.

Our Impact:

  • 28,000 Jews from six continents will start new lives in Israel this year.
  • 1,000 Ethiopian-Israeli children got essential aid last year through programs that support them from birth until they graduate high school.
  • 245,000 disenfranchised Israelis have received crucial assistance to help them find employment since 2005.

With thanks to our network of nonprofits.

HELP US SUPPORT THOSE IN NEED

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