Israel

Ultimate Peace

Ultimate Peace was established by founders Dr. David Barkan (California), Linda Sidorsky (Massachusetts) and Dori Yaniv (Israel) in the spring of 2008. The idea emanated from a trip to Israel organized by David and Dori, in which an All-Star Ultimate team known as the Matza Balls taught Israeli children and promoted the sport of Ultimate.

First Name: 
David
Last Name: 
Barkan
Position: 
CEO
Phone Number: 
415-819-5730
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

NATAL

NATAL: Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War is an apolitical nonprofit organization, founded by the late Dr. Yossi Hadar, M.D. who conceived and initiated the idea, and Judith Yovel Recanati who serves as a Chairperson. NATAL was established in 1998 with the aim of increasing public awareness of National Psychotrauma caused by the Israeli-Arab conflict. This form of trauma differs from other forms, as it is the result of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) stemming from national traumas.

Address: 
10 Ibn Gvirol St P.O.Box 20055
Tel Aviv
Israel
First Name: 
Maya
Last Name: 
Tadmor-Anderman
Position: 
Executive Director
Email: 
maya@afnatal.org
Phone Number: 
646-481-0481
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Magen David Adom

Address: 
352 Seventh Avenue, Suite 400
New York, NY 10001
United States
First Name: 
Hope
Last Name: 
Zeitz
Position: 
Development Executive
Email: 
hzeitz@afmda.org
Phone Number: 
323-655-4655
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

IT Works

ITWorks' primary goal is to change Israel's employment map by providing technical training and professional skills to disadvantaged populations living on Israel's social and economic periphery, opening new vistas for employment in the hi-tech technology and communications job market.

First Name: 
Rosalind
Last Name: 
Franklin
Position: 
Bay Area Development Consultant
Phone Number: 
(415) 789-5121
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

ELEM

ELEM's mission is to provide a continuum of care for youth who are at various levels of risk. The scope of ELEM's work includes preventative services and outreach to runaway, homeless and neglected Jewish and Arab youth throughout Israel.

Address: 
Israel
First Name: 
Michele
Last Name: 
Carlin
Position: 
Executive Director
Email: 
mcarlin@elem.org
Phone Number: 
(212) 787-3337
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI)

The American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (ASPNI) was founded in 1986, to help raise awareness and support for the work of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest environmental organization.

it is of critical importance to preserve the remaining open space and the green areas left in Israel.

Address: 
28 Arrandale Avenue
Great Neck, NY 11024
United States
First Name: 
Robin
Last Name: 
Gordon
Position: 
Director
Phone Number: 
800-411-0966
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community
Location: 
Israel

The American Friends of the Heschel Center, Inc.

The Heschel Center is a "think-and-do tank" that uses capacity-building, leadership development, networking and model projects to achieve our mission of building a sustainable society in Israeli rooted in ecological health and social justice.

Address: 
2419 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07304
United States
First Name: 
Ellen
Last Name: 
Avraham
Position: 
Main Contact
Phone Number: 
+972-3-560-8788
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community
Location: 
Israel

Jewish National Fund

Since the 1980's JNF has been working to battle Israel's chronic water shortage and has built 220 reservoirs and dams and implemented innovative water recycling programs that have helped to extent scarce resources. Their mission is to be the caretakers of the land in Israel.

Address: 
78 Randall Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
United States
First Name: 
Allison
Last Name: 
Darrow
Position: 
Main Contact
Email: 
adarrow@jnf.org
Phone Number: 
(925) 336-7771
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community
Location: 
Israel

One Family Fund

One Family Fund provides direct financial, legal, and emotional assistance to victims of terrorism in Israel. The project ensures that no one goes unnoticed and no one will be left alone to deal with the ongoing anguish and effects of terrorism through the participation in youth activities and programming. They provide personalized care and support to all victims of the recent terrorism in Israel.

Address: 
1029 Teaneck Road, Suite 3B
Teaneck, NJ 07666
United States
First Name: 
Lisa
Last Name: 
Gann
Position: 
Main Contact
Phone Number: 
917-834-7070
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Israel

Hand in Hand Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel

"In 1997, Hand in Hand Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel was founded to build peace between Jews and Arabs in Israel through development of biligual and mulit-cultural schools. Under the unique Hand in Hand Education model, each school is co-directed by Arab and Jewish co-Principals; and each classroom is co-taught by Jewish and Arab teachers. Students at each grade level are balanced between Arab and Jewish children.

Address: 
PO Box 80102
Portland, OR 97280
United States
First Name: 
Lee
Last Name: 
Gordon
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
503-892-2962
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel