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Our Impact in Israel

How do we ensure long-term economic and social stability for Jews living overseas and in Israel? By funding much-needed programs that provide a safety net for our most vulnerable people. These specialized programs, funded in part by Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver through the Federation Annual Campaign, touch the lives of at-risk youth, impoverished seniors and those living in economically fragile areas.

Together, we’re reaching out to Jews around the world.

For more information on how Jewish Federation funds programs in Israel click here.

Beit Vancouver
A hub for youth in Kiryat Shmona, Beit Vancouver offers its own youth leadership activities and hosts programs sponsored by other youth movements and organizations. More…

Merkaz Ma’ase
A leadership program for young adults in Israel, Ma’ase engages young people in a year of volunteer service after they have graduated high school and before they begin their army service. More…

Net@ opens doors. The three-year education program helps high school students in disadvantaged areas of Israel achieve high-level computer skills that would normally be beyond their reach. More…

Centre For Young Adults
The centre is a one-stop shop that assists young adults in accessing resources for higher education, and volunteer and job opportunities that can help them connect socially and build their careers. More…

Yesodot helps Ethiopian children achieve personal and academic success in Israel. More…

Ethiopian National Project
The Ethiopian National Project (ENP) helps Ethiopian teenagers who are new to Israel overcome social obstacles. More…

Kav Hazinuk (Starting Line)
Cultivating tomorrow’s leaders, Kav Hazinuk (Starting Line) engages talented youth who have the potential to exercise social leadership in an intensive 10-year leadership development program. More…

Tel Hai Academic College – Sidney Warren Science Education Centre
With about 3,500 students, Tel Hai Academic College is the largest employer in the Upper Galilee region, and an anchor for many educational and social welfare initiatives. More...

Youth Futures
Youth Futures pairs at-risk youth with trustees who act as a bridge between the family, the individual, the school, and public systems. More…

Bar-Ilan University – Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee
Seed money from Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver helped pave the way for Israel’s fifth medical school under the auspices of Bar-Ilan University. More…

Learn more about our impact in Israel:
Federation Annual Campaign
Israel and Overseas
Volunteer Internationally
Making Aliyah
Israeli Consular Services
Financial Aid
Israel and Overseas Experiences