These are some of the projects, organizations and communities you have supported with your participation in our events:
Kavkazi "Mountain Jews"
"Aviv for Holocaust Survivors", a non-profit organization established in 2007 for the purpose of ensuring the full realization by Holocaust Survivors of their rights. Of the estimated 200,000 elderly survivors living in Israel today, approximately one- quarter are living in poverty. Thousands of them do not take advantage of all their rights, whether granted to them by law or under various programs.
History of the Jews in Argentina
Museum of the Jewish Colonies in Villa Dominguez. This center is dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of the rich material and documental testimony of the Jewish agricultural colonies founded by Baron Maurice de Hirsch through his Jewish Colonization Association in the Argentinian province of Entre Ríos, in which thousands of Russian Jews settled between the late XIX and early XX centuries.
The History of the Jews of Belarus
The Together Plan, a small charity with a big vision - to put Jewish Belarus back on the world map and help isolated Jewish communities find their voice and learn skills for self-development.
The Story of the Bukharian Jews
The Jews of Color Field Building Initiative, a national effort focused on building and advancing the professional, organizational and communal field for Jews of Color. The Initiative focuses on grant making, research and field building, and community education.
From Ethiopia to Israel
Association of Ethiopian Jews (AEJ), Israel's premier Ethiopian Israeli-led organization, advocating for an equal and just society. Founded in 1993, IAEJ advances equitable policies to close gaps, change prevailing attitudes and improve the quality of life of Israelis of Ethiopian descent on every level.
The Maureen Kendler Educational Trust provides bursaries to encourage Jewish women to undertake advanced studies in Judaism so that they can follow Maureen's example and play more active roles in their communities.
Jewish MexicoCadena, a non-profit organization of Jewish Mexican youths dedicated to the prevention and assistance during emergencies and natural disasters. Their efficiency and transparency have taken them all over the world.
Rosh HaShanah event
Sarah Avrahami, a lady in her 80s who devotes her endless energies to collect food and donations in the Machane Yehuda market, the main market of Jerusalem. She distributes everything to the poor of the city. With the help of her numerous grandchildren and supporters, she helps dozens of families to celebrate the high holidays in their full glory.
Music of SefaradCanadian Feed the Children, an organization seeking to create long-term, sustainable food security and access to education, and build community capacity for sustainable development in Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Bolivia and in Indigenous communities in Canada.
The Jewish Heritage of BrazilMemorial of the Jewish immigration and the Holocaust in São Paulo. The museum was inaugurated on February 2016 in the building of the Kehilat Israel Synagogue, in Bom Retiro. It is the first museum dedicated to Jewish immigration in Brazil with the purpose to preserve the traditions of the community.
The Jews of the Silk RoadBukharian Ethnographic Society and Bukharian Jewish Heritage "MEROS" museum. For several decades, its Executive Director, Mr. Aron Aronov, has transported embroidered garments, kitchen and farm implements, portraits and artifacts, and other examples of traditional Bukharian Jewish culture from his native Uzbekistan to New York, where they are displayed in his museum.
"Shahar Avakeshkha שחר אבקשך" project, which aims at preserving the tradition of North African Jewry mainly through keeping alive the tradition of singing Bakkashot (supplications) and Andalusian music in Israel.
Jewish Life in China
Moishe House Beijing. A Moishe House is a place where young adults in their 20s come together and create vibrant Jewish communities. There are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries around the world. Each Moishe House community is uniquely shaped by a group of residents who live together and host programs for their peers.
The Jewish community of Mosul
Mosul Eye is a news blog (now an association) created and maintained by historian and citizen journalist Omar Mohammed. For more than two years, Mohammed used the blog to report conditions and events in the Iraqi city of Mosul during the occupation of ISIS. During this time, Mosul Eye was an anonymous blog. Mosul Eye is currently working on the recovery of Mosul and preservation of its history and cultural heritage through supporting and empowering youth and diversity.
The Jews of Iran
The Jewish Language Project of the Jewish Studies at the "Hebrew Union College". Its mission includes a recent focus on the Jewish Languages of Iran, actively taking steps to prevent the extinction of over a dozen Iranian Jewish languages and with them, the heritage and stories they contain.
Jewish Life in Berlin
SHIUR, an international Berlin based project that brings together, both in real life and digitally, a diverse group of academics, diplomats, artists, scientists, professionals, students and others to explore culture, theory, Jewish spirituality and other content through a critical lens.
The Jews of Andalucia, Morocco and GibraltarThe Jewish School of Madrid: "Centro de Estudios Ibn Gabirol, Colegio Estrella Toledano", one of the only Jewish schools in Spain for children aged 3 to 18.
Bendigamos, a warm and welcoming community, and one of the few left in the world living according to the Spanish & Portuguese Sephardic traditions. Bendigamos is working hard to revive an almost extinct community, so that its rich and beautiful heritage can flourish again.
Jewish Africa Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC), South Africa. The JHGC explores the history of genocide in the 20th century with a focus on the Holocaust and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
The Jews of Prague
"Gan Bejachad", a one-of-a-kind Jewish kindergarten and nursery in Prague that operates for several dozen children who study bilingually in Czech and Hebrew and which offers kosher meals.
Jewish life in FranceExilophone, an NGO dedicated to the integration of refugees in France through arts and music. They organize music workshops, concerts and festivals that connect refugees with locals and help building bridges between different communities (Jewish, Muslims, Christians and others).
Jewish Lisbon and Portugal
Somej Nophlim - Jewish Charity Association of Portugal. This association was created in 1866 and has helped several Jews and non-Jews to stay out of poverty, especially during WWII.
Music among the Crypto-Jews of Portugal
Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS), an organization with a 20-year history of providing services to Native Canadian Residential School Survivors, their families, and to those dealing with inter-generational traumas.
Jewish St. Petersburg and Jewish Moscow Jewish Family Center "Adain Lo"
located in St. Petersburg, Russia. A unique Family Center which unites
over 1,000 families in St. Petersburg. Among the programs there are
kindergartens with inclusive education; help to families in need, family
camps, travel and more.
To be a Jew in Estonia
HIAS works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands because of who they are, including ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities.