We fund these agencies because the work they
do impacts our St. Louis community.
JCC Association is the continental umbrella organization for the Jewish Community Center Movement, which includes more than 350 JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camp sites in the United States and Canada. JCC Association offers a wide range of services and resources to help its affiliates to provide educational, cultural, social, Jewish identity-building and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. JCC Association supports the largest network of Jewish early childhood centers and Jewish summer camps in North America, and is also a U.S. government accredited agency for serving the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel through JWB Jewish Chaplains Council.
Hillel Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (Hillel)
Hillel engages with and inspires the leadership of more Jewish college students than all other endeavors combined. For nearly a century, Hillel’s network of dedicated student leaders, professionals and volunteers have encouraged generations of young adults to celebrate Jewish learning and living, pursue social justice (tikkun olam and tzedek) and connect to their peers and the global Jewish people. By participating in life-changing trips and campus initiatives, students learn to make a meaningful impact on the future of the Jewish people and the world while they grow intellectually, socially and spiritually.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA)
The mission of the JCPA is to serve as the representative voice of the organized American Jewish community in addressing the principal mandate of the Jewish community relations field, expressed in three interrelated goals: To safeguard the human rights of the Jewish people and others, here and throughout the world; To dedicate ourselves to the safety and security of the state of Israel; To protect, preserve and promote a just American society, one that is democratic and pluralistic, one that furthers harmonious interreligious, interethnic, interracial and other intergroup relations.
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)
JTA is the definitive, trusted global source of breaking news and analysis on issues of Jewish interest and concern. It is a not-for-profit organization that prides itself on producing compelling, credible, independent and high-quality journalism. JTA’s reporting reflects the wide spectrum of religious, political and cultural identities within the Jewish community, with their digital properties serving as a town square where Jews of all stripes can debate with and learn about each other.
American Jewish Committee (AJC)
For more than a century, AJC has been the leading global Jewish advocacy organization. With offices across the United States and around the globe, and partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide, AJC works to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and advance human rights and democratic values for all.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, the ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.
B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO)
BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For 90 years, BBYO has provided exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens.
Israel Action Network (IAN)
The Israel Action Network is a strategic initiative of The Jewish Federations of North America, in partnership with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, created to counter assaults made on Israel’s legitimacy. Israel today faces an intensive and increasingly sophisticated assault on its right to exist as a sovereign democratic Jewish state. The IAN was created to educate, organize and mobilize the organized North American Jewish community to develop strategic approaches to countering these assaults and develop innovative efforts to change the conversation about Israel and achieve peace and security for two states for two peoples.
Moishe House, a pluralistic international organization, provides meaningful Jewish experiences to young adults in their 20s. Their innovative model trains, supports and sponsors young Jewish leaders as they create vibrant home-based communities for themselves and their peers.