Ethiopian Society

Ethiopian National Project The Ethiopian National Project (ENP) unites global Jewry, the Government of Israel and the Ethiopian-Israeli community in its mission to advance the integration of Ethiopian-Israelis into Israeli society. ENP is a partnership between the Jewish Federations of North America, the Government of Israel, representatives of Ethiopian Jewish community organizations, the Jewish Agency…

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Shared Society

Economic Empowerment for Women (EEW) Economic Empowerment for women (EEW is dedicated to improving women’s lives through economic empowerment. Its mission is to supply low-income women in Israel with the knowledge and tools to create their own small businesses as a means for gaining financial self-sufficiency and alleviating the cycle of poverty in which they…

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Jewish Identity

HaShomer HaChadash HaShomer HaChadash is a Zionist organization focused on our collective obligation to the Land of Israel. In 2007, one young man in the Galilee stood up to aggressors from surrounding villages who for years had tried to exhaust his family into abandoning their farm land, barraging them with a constant stream of thefts,…

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People with Disabilities

Beit Issie Shapiro Federation funding helps to cover: 1) Economic empowerment course for men and women with low average or borderline intelligence and complex learning disabilities, comprising 60 hours of accessible financial education (basic math, banking and insurance); and documentation of the course. 2) To teach participants skills in key areas of money management and…

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Youth At Risk

Ayalim Association The Ayalim Association was established in 2002 to undertake the critical challenge of community building and social development in the Negev and the Galilee. The organization was designed to revive the pioneering and Zionist model of settlement and development. The movement consists of young people, driven by Zionistic values, working together to revive…

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Food and Human Security

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh provides core funding to the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). The JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, impacting millions of lives in more than 70 countries today. In addition to the core funding, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh directly supports the…

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