Jewish Agency for Israel

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Mission

THE JEWISH AGENCY BINDS JEWS ACROSS IDEOLOGIES AND CIVILIZATIONS TOGETHER IN A WORLDWIDE JEWISH FAMILY WITH ISRAEL AT ITS CENTER. IT FOSTERS A MEANINGFUL SENSE OF JEWISH IDENTITY THAT RESPECTS THE DIVERSITY OF JEWISH LIFE, PROMOTES THE CONDITIONS THAT FACILITATE ALIYAH AND HELPS ENSURE THE SAFETY AND PROSPERITY OF JEWISH COMMUNITIES, IN ISRAEL AND AROUND THE WORLD. THE AGENCY PURSUES THIS MISSION BY: CONNECTING YOUNG JEWS AROUND THE WORLD TO ISRAEL AS A CORNERSTONE OF JEWISH IDENTITY ALIYAH AND ABSORPTION OF JEWS IN ISRAEL CONNECTING YOUNG ISRAELIS TO THE GLOBAL JEWISH FAMILY WHILE DEEPENING THEIR JEWISH IDENTITY SUPPORTING VULNERABLE POPULATION

Ruling year info

1948

Principal Officer

AMIRA AHRONOVIZ

Main address

Jerusalem 91000

Jerusalem, 00000

EIN

23-7254561

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (Q01)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

ALIYAH, KLITAH AND RESCUE - PROVIDES SERVICES TO THOSE AROUND THE WORLD WHO WISH TO IMMIGRATE TO ISRAEL, AND RECENT IMMIGRANTS WHO NEED ASSISTANCE ACCULTURATING TO THEIR NEW ENVIRONMENT. THE UNIT PROVIDES PRE-IMMIGRATION SERVICES SUCH AS INFORMATION SESSIONS, AND ONE-WAY TICKETS TO ISRAEL. A GREAT MANY OF THE BENEFICIARIES ARE FLEEING REGIONS THAT ARE EMBATTLED, UNSTABLE, OR HOSTILE TO JEWS.ONCE THEY ARRIVE IN ISRAEL, THE AGENCY PROVIDES IMMIGRANTS WITH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES, HEBREW LESSONS, SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AND, IN THOUSANDS OF CASES, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING. IN 2019, MORE THAN 30,000 PEOPLE IMMIGRATED WITH OUR SUPPORT. FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS INCLUDE 22 ABSORPTION CENTERS.

Expenses
$41,764,274
Revenue
$26,222,000

YOUNG ACTIVISM - PROGRAM IS DEDICATED TO 1) HELPING DISADVANTAGED POPULATIONS IN ISRAEL AND AROUND THE WORLD, AND 2) FOSTERING CIVIC-MINDEDNESS AMONG JEWISH AND ISRAELI YOUNG ADULTS. AMONG THE PROGRAMS ARE: A) YOUTH FUTURES, PROVIDING MENTORS AND INTENSIVE SUPPORT TO AT-RISK PRE-TEENS AND ADOLESCENTS. B) "YOUTH VILLAGES," PROVIDING RESIDENTIAL REHAB. SERVICES TO AT-RISK CHILDREN AND TEENS. C) PROJECT TEN, BRINGING TOGETHER ISRAELI AND JEWISH YOUNG ADULTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS IN UGANDA, MEXICO, GHANA, SOUTH AFRICA AND ISRAEL. D) KETZEV, PROVIDING TRAINING TO YOUNG ADULTS WISHING TO CREATE SELF-SUSTAINING "SOCIAL BUSINESSES" THAT IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THOSE IN NEED. E) "MECHINOT" PROGRAMS THAT BUILD SELF-SUFFICIENCY, CONFIDENCE, AND VOLUNTEERISM IN ISRAELIS BEFORE OR AFTER ARMY SERVICE.

Expenses
$24,891,748
Revenue
$13,525,000

ISRAEL EXPERIENCES - OPERATES OR FUNDS PROGRAMS THAT BRING TEENAGE AND YOUNG-ADULT JEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN ISRAEL, WHICH HAVE BEEN PROVEN IN ACADEMIC STUDIES TO HELP THEM FEEL PRIDE IN THEIR HERITAGE. OUR FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS ARE: A) MASA ISRAEL JOURNEY, WHICH PROVIDES PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT FOR VOLUNTEER, STUDY ABROAD, INTERNSHIP, AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS LASTING 5 TO 12 MONTHS. B) TAGLIT-BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL, FOR WHICH WE ARE A MAJOR PARTNER. C) ONWARD ISRAEL, A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES 6-TO-10-WEEK, RESUME-BUILDING EXPERIENCES. D) MACHON CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP IS AN ISRAEL-BASED TRAINING PROGRAM FOR JEWISH TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

Expenses
$38,548,469
Revenue
$3,445,000

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