IAJF AREAS OF SUPPORT

IDF SOLDIERS

During their military service, brave IDF soldiers face physical, spiritual, and mental challenges. To support them, IAJF sponsors programs designed to alleviate their hardships and improve their lives. IAJF support includes food provisions, educational scholarships, medical and recreational facilities, leadership workshops, lone soldier programs and housing, and bereavement support.

The job of IDF soldiers is to protect us. Our job is to protect them!



SUPPORT THE NEEDY AND VICTIMS OF TERROR

Economic struggle, physical injuries and loss of lives are the among the devastating challenges facing many Israelis in their everyday life. IAJF strives to improve Israeli lives facing threats to independence, liberty, and security. In response, IAJF funds programs and resources that allocate food, basic necessities, holiday packages, emotional and physical rehabilitation, and services to those who have lost loved ones.

"A strong society is measured by its treatment of its weakest members" - David Ben Gurion, Israel's first Prime Minister.



SOCIAL PROGRAMS

IAJF believes in the power within, supporting social services and programs that enhance communities and individuals. IAJF strengthens the most vulnerable populations by providing emotional, educational, and recreational support to at-risk youth and children, immigrants, and the elderly. Sponsored programs include summer camps, after-school programs, daycare centers, family retreats, and loving homes. IAJF also strengthens the Jewish spirit, through programs that instill Jewish values and raise awareness about Jewish history and the everlasting bond between the Jewish people and the State of Israel.

"Kol Israel Arevim Ze Lazeh" - All Jews are responsible for one another.



EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

IAJF takes pride in supporting quality educational opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds, enabling them to realize their academic and professional potential that ultimately will allow them to contribute positively to Israeli society. IAJF sponsors higher education scholarships and vocational programs throughout Israel, helping bridge difficult socio-economic gaps.

Success is not only a dream - but a vision within reach.



LOCAL SUPPORT

IAJF supports local programs and institutions that improve the lives of community members and safeguard world Jewry. IAJF offers humanitarian and financial aid to the needy; supports local Jewish education and healthcare services; promotes Zionism and programs that raise awareness of the State of Israel; fights against bigotry and anti-Semitism; and implements educational and social activities for the community's young professionals.

A united community acting for the community.



HEALTH & FIRST AID

IAJF recognizes the importance of advanced medicine and research in saving and improving lives. IAJF supports hospitals throughout Israel, providing first aid equipment, sponsoring emergency and rehabilitation rooms, investing in medical research and development, and offering emotional support to those hospitalized. IAJF also sponsors programs that prevent and treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as ambulances and Ambu-bikes for first responders.

"Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire." (Babylonian Talmud, Sanhedrin 4:8 (37a))



EMERGENCY RESPONSE

When Israel's safety and security are in danger, IAJF responds immediately. In times of crises such as war, terror attacks, or natural disasters, IAJF raises and allocates funds to support the economic, physical, and emotional well-being of the Israeli people and ensure their safety and security. IAJF aid includes food and water provisions, assistance to facilitate evacuations from unsafe areas, life-saving medical equipment, humanitarian aid, and basic necessities. In times of need, IAJF also supports efforts to help cities recover and return to normalcy through services such as refurbishing damaged structures.



THE DISABLED

Individuals with disabilities encounter obstacles and difficulties on a daily basis. IAJF takes pride in supporting a wide array of services that assist in their physical, mental, occupational, and emotional progress. IAJF sponsors facilities and equipment tailored to individual needs, supports leading providers of care and treatments, and funds compassionate care services critical to empowering people with disabilities to serve as integrated and productive members of society.



WORLDWIDE SUPPORT

IAJF believes in solving critical problems and improving the future of vulnerable communities worldwide. IAJF's support has improved the living conditions of Iranian immigrants and aided their resettlement in Israel and the U.S. IAJF has provided international humanitarian and medical assistance as well as sustainable Israeli technologies and innovations to those in need.



IAJF is a tax-exempt non-profit organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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