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Charitable Giving Directory

Charitable Giving Directory

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU)
1430 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Toll Free: 800-962-2248
Fax: 212-302-6443
Contact Person: Joe Cofield
American Associates, Ben Gurion University of the Negev plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion’s vision, creating a world-class institution of education in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University’s expertise.




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American Friends of Bar-Ilan University
160 East 56th Street
New York, NY 10022
Contact person: Gary Baskind, New York Regional Director

The American Friends of Bar-Ilan University (AFBIU) increases the awareness of, and support for the fastest growing university in Israel with an international reputation in cutting edge scientific research and Jewish studies. AFBIU provides opportunities to partner with Bar-Ilan University in projects that make a difference for Israel, the Jewish people and society at large.

American Friends of Magen David Adom
352 Seventh Avenue, Suite 400
New York, NY 10001
Toll-Free : (866) 632-2763
(212) 757-1627
Contact Person: Gary Perl, Northeast Regional Director
American Friends of Magen David Adom supports the life saving efforts of MDA in Israel and represents Magen David Adom in the United States. Magen David Adom is Israel’s only government-mandated ambulance and emergency medical responders, serving as the nation’s second line of defense with medical, disaster, ambulance and blood services. <

American Friends of Reuth
Medical and Life Care Centers
390 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900
New York, NY 10018
Contact Person: Tamar Major, Executive Director
Reuth is one of Israel’s oldest and largest non-profit organizations, providing health care and social welfare programs to all who need it, including children, wounded soldiers and the elderly.

American Friends of The Hebrew University
One Battery Park Plaza, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Contact Person: Peter T. Willner, National Executive Director
American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national, not-for-profit organization, which provides programs and events in support of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

American Jewish World Service (AJWS)
45 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Contact person: Suzanne Offen
AJWS is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality.

817 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
Contact Person: Dr. Francine Stein, President
Amit builds a stronger Israel through the education of its children in more than 75 schools and programs. Currently enrolls 20,000 students from kindergarten through junior college in 23 cities, development towns and other communities.

Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10158
Contact person: Lisa Lager, Director, National Planned Giving, Legacy and Endowments
ADL was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all” and is now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency.

Bnai Zion Foundation
136 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016
Contact Person: Cheryl Bier
Bnai Zion supports humanitarian projects in Israel including the Bnai Zion Medical Center, Ahava Village for Children & Youth, the Quittman Center, the David Yellin Academic College of Education and the city Ma’aleh Adumim.

27 William Street
Contact Person: Hillel Zaltzman
Chamah is an international Jewish organization providing food for the hungry and elderly, medical assistance to the ill and education to the young in Israel, Russia and the United States.

Halachic Organ Donor Society
49 West 45th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact Person: Esther Nussbaum
The HODS Society saves lives by encouraging organ donation from Jews to the general population (including gentiles). It does this by educating Jews about the halachic and medical issues concerning organ donation, offering free consultation with Jewish families faced with the decision of organ donation, and by offering a unique halachic organ donor card that makes Jews feel more comfortable obtaining one.

Hebrew Free Burial Association
224 West 35th Street, Room 300
New York, NY 10001
Contact Person: Amy Koplow
HFBA is dedicated to the principle that every Jewish person is entitled to a traditional Jewish burial. Since 1888, we have helped 60,000 of our indigent brethren in their saddest hours, with dignified funeral arrangements.

Heberew Free Loan Society
675 Third Avenue, Suite 1905
New York, NY 10017
212-687-0188 X201
Contact Person: Tanya Hackel, Director of Development
For 117 years, the Hebrew Free Loan Society has been providing interest-free loans to people struggling to help themselves. Our goal is to provide financial assistance that helps borrowers achieve and maintain economic self-sufficiency.

The Jewish Guild for the Blind
15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 769-6240
Contact Person: Barbara Klein
The Jewish Guild for the Blind, a non-profit agency serving persons of all ages who are visually impaired, blind and multi-disabled, offers medical, vision, low vision, schools, rehabilitation, and psychiatric services and managed long-term care.

Met Council
80 Maiden Lane, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10038
Contact Person: Linda Schur Scalettar
Met Council is one of New York’s largest human services agencies, providing more than 100,000 New Yorkers with critical services in their fight against poverty and its effects every year.

National Jewish Outreach Program
989 Sixth Avenue (10th Floor)
New York, NY 10018
Contact Person: Rabbi Yitzchak Rosenbaum
Renowned for its free Crash Courses in Hebrew, Basic Judaism, and Jewish History, Shabbat Across America/Canada, holiday workshops, inspiring Beginners Services and Jewish Treats and Tweets, NJOP reaches out to Jews in 39 countries offering exciting Jewish experiences and meaningful educational opportunities.

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
Contact Person: Aaron Teitelbaum
Financial Consultant

ORT America
75 Maiden Lane, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10038800-519-2678X242
Contact Person: Herbert M. Kaplan, Senior Director of Development
ORT America is the primary fundraising arm of World ORT, the largest nongovernmental education and training organization, impacting more than 3 million disadvantage students and equipping them to meet the needs of today’s complex marketplace.

The Blue Card
171 Madison Avenue, #1405
New York, NY 10016
Contact Person: Elie Rubinstein
The Blue Card provides financial assistance to destitute Holocaust survivors in the United States.

The Educational Alliance
197 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002
Contact Person: Serena Orgel
The Educational Alliance offers a wide range of programs that integrate education, social services, arts and recreation throughout Downtown Manhattan. They are a Jewish organization that serves people of diverse ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Simon Wiesenthal Center
1399 South Roxbury Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Contact Person: Rabbi Meyer H. May, Executive Director
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to repairing the world one step at a time.

Queens Jewish Community Council
119-45 Union Turnpike
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Contact Person: Cynthia Zalisky
QJCC is a borough-wide not-for profit agency that offers a full range of social, educational and cultural services. The programs include case management, crisis intervention, Medical insurance facilitation, food pantry, Kosher meals-on-wheels.

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