Keeping Israel and overseas Jewish communities safe, strong and prosperous has always been one of our top priorities. It is our goal to provide meaningful support in times of need while, at the same time, promoting individual connections through travel opportunities, educational programs and cultural exchanges. Opportunities to get involved abound.
Partnership 2GETHER: St. Paul/Israel
This program creates a living bridge between the Jews of Israel and the Jews of Diaspora to strengthen Jewish identity and form a strong, stable and united global community with Israel at its center. Learn more
St. Paul Community Shlicha (Israeli Emissary)
Israel Volunteer Programs:
M.A.D. (Make a Difference) for Israel
An unprecedented partnership between the people of Israel through their government, local Jewish communities and the Jewish Agency for Israel, to provide college-age young adults, 18-26 with their first educational peer-group trip to Israel for free. Learn more
Passport to Israel
Passport to Israel is a savings incentive program that encourages families to start saving early for a child's educational Israel experience. The Jewish community believes that this type of experience is important for our youth. Learn more
E. David Fishman Scholarship provides scholarships to Israeli students who want to attend top U.S. universities and return to Israel to apply their education and experience in their homeland.
Supporting Israel & the World
We proudly support the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) to help provide a safety net of services to Jews in need in 70 countries around the world. Learn more