Jewish Agency For Israel

Jewish Agency For Israel Overview

Jewish Agency For Israel is located in null. The organization was established in 1948. According to its NTEE Classification (Q01) the organization is classified as: Alliances & Advocacy, under the broad grouping of International, Foreign Affairs & National Security and related organizations. As of 12/2019, Jewish Agency For Israel employed 1,426 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Jewish Agency For Israel generated $367.1m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (2.1%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $394.1m during the year ending 12/2019. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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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.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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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.


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.


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.


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Jewish Agency For Israel Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Gail Reiss
Chief Executive Officer
$395,062
Lara Bashkoff
VP Marketing
$382,209
Isaac Herzog
Chairman Of The Executive
$215,902
Josh Schwarcz
Secretary General
$203,630
Amira Ahronoviz
Director General
$193,004
Moshe Ashirie
Chief Financial Officer
$192,163

Jewish Agency For Israel Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Kpmg - Somekh Haikin
Auditing Services
$285,474
Menachem Gidron
Legal Services
$154,822
Ran Batbul
Career And Absorption Guidance
$128,346
Vicki Agron Consulting Llc
Consulting Services
$120,000
Nadav Cohen
Educational Activities
$107,999
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$249,887,000
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$249,887,000
Total Program Service Revenue$78,886,000
Investment income $79,000
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $4,080,000
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $1,136,000
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $367,097,000

Jewish Agency For Israel Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 5 grants that Jewish Agency For Israel has recieved totaling $426,048.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: PROGRAM GRANT

$173,117
Jewish Community Association Of Greater Phoenix

Scottsdale, AZ

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$163,500
$58,897
$25,000
Ezra International

Melbourne, FL

PURPOSE: TO SUPPORT ITS ALIYAH PROGRAM.

$5,534
View Grant Recipient Profile

Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,427,000
Earnings$268,000
Ending Balance$1,695,000

Jewish Agency For Israel Peer Organizations

Organization NameAssets
The Oxford Funds
$932,367,917
Jewish Agency For Israel
$367,097,000
The Mastercard Foundation
$192,147,513
World Economic Forum
$338,156,853
Centro Internacional De Mejoramiento De Maiz Y Trigo Df
$109,467,248
Joint Israel
$81,220,000
International Potato Center
$68,273,348

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