Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"As the only global Jewish partnership organization, linking Jews around the world with Israel as the focal point, it continues to play a central role in the lives of countless Jews. Major activities include the rescue of Jews in distress, facilitating aliyah and absorption, Jewish Zionist education, and building a global Jewish community. In addition to extensive programs in Israel, it operates in close to 80 countries on five continents through a network of over 450 emissaries, including hundreds of formal and informal educators."
Jewish Agency for Israel website, "The History of the Jewish Agency for Israel,"
May 30, 2007
"Aliyah - Bringing a substantial number of Jews to live in Israel and ensure their successful integration.
Jewish-Zionist Education - Connecting the next generation with Israel and Jewish peoplehood as a core part of Jewish identity.
Partnerships with Israel - Involving world Jewry with Israelis in shaping the future character of Israeli society."
Jewish Agency for Israel website, "Mission," May 30, 2007
$461 million, consolidated revenues 2005
Carole A. Solomon, Chairperson of the Board of Governors
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United Jewish Communities (UJA Federations of North America)