What We Fund

Ethiopian Community

Ethiopian Society

Ethiopian National Project SPACE Scholastic Assistance Program in the city of Karmiel 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,…

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Shared Society

Shared Society

Economic Empowerment for Women (EEW) Business of One’s Own program 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…

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Jewish Identity/Education

Jewish Identity

HaShomer HaChadash To safeguard the land of Israel in the Galilee and Negev through education and social action 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…

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People with Disabilities

People with Disabilities

Beit Issie Shapiro Economic Empowerment for Women with Complex Learning Disabilities  Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel’s leading developer and provider of innovative therapies and state-of-the-art services for children and adults across the entire range of disabilities impacting on over half a million people annually. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh supports the Economic Empowerment Program,…

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At Risk Youth

Youth At Risk

Ayalim Association Carmiel Student Village – Social Outreach for At-Risk Youth in Carmiel 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…

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Food & Human Security Needs

Food and Human Security

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Humanitarian Assistance in Moldova 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…

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