During their military service, brave IDF soldiers face many difficult challenges, most commonly physical, spiritual and mental. IAJF has always provided IDF soldiers with programs designed to alleviate their hardships and to improve their lives. Programs include food provisions, educational scholarships, medical and recreational facilities 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
Israel is constantly facing security threats that affect the people's independence and liberty. Loss of lives, injuries and economic turmoil are the consequences of the challenges and difficulties facing Israelis in their everyday life. IAJF has improved many lives by providing food, basic necessities, and holiday packages to the needy, emotional and physical rehabilitation for the disabled and for those who lost their loved ones, while at the same time providing humanitarian and financial aid.
"A strong society is measured by its treatment of its weakest members" - David Ben Gurion, Israel's first Prime Minister.
IAJF believes in the power within and has supported various social services and programs to enhance communities and individuals. IAJF fortifies the Jewish spirit and strengthens the weakest populations by providing emotional, educational, and recreational support to at-risk youth and children, immigrants, and the elderly. Recreational support includes summer camps, after school programs, daycare centers, family retreats and loving homes. IAJF also instills Jewish values and educates program participants on Jewish history and the everlasting bond between the Jewish community and Israel.
"Kol Israel Arevim Ze Lazeh" - All Jews are responsible for one another.
IAJF takes pride in providing equal educational opportunities to students of all ages and backgrounds, helping them to become contributing members of Israel's society and to have a future fostered by new academic and professional possibilities. IAJF has sponsored scholarships and educational programs throughout Israel, realizing the potential of each student and bridging social gaps through education.
Success is not only a dream - but a vision within reach.
IAJF provides local support with the goal of bettering the lives of its members and protecting and promoting world Jewry. Among its local activities IAJF offers humanitarian and financial aid to the needy, supports local Jewish education and health system, promotes Zionism and community awareness of the State of Israel, fights against bigotry and antisemitism, and initiates 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 bettering many lives. IAJF has supported hospitals throughout Israel, provided them with first aid equipment, invested in medical research and development, and offered emotional support to those hospitalized.
"Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire." (Babylonian Talmud, Sanhedrin 4:8 (37a))