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The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

Guided by our Jewish values, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires brings together the the Berkshire Jewish community to leverage its resources to care for Jews in need here and abroad, assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local Berkshire community.


The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles is the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists. The Foundation currently manages assets of $690 million (as of 12/31/08) and ranks among the ten largest Los Angeles foundations. In 2008, The Foundation and its nearly 1,200 donors distributed $65-plus million in grants to hundreds of organizations with programs that span the range of philanthropic giving. For more information, please visit


The Jewish Federation of Reading

The Jewish Federation of Reading is committed to celebrating Jewish life and maintaining Jewish connections. We are a place of education and Jewish culture for people of all ages. We are a vital resource where Jewish ideas and ideals are instilled in our children and grandchildren for future generations. We strive to increase county-wide measurable participation in Jewish life with the goal of having the maximum number of members from our community involved in all expressions of Jewish life, and we nurture Jewish values from generation to generation. We will accomplish this by building partnerships to create multiple strategies and programs that build and strengthen the Jewish community, from young to old, from Berks County to Israel and throughout the world.


Daily Giving

Daily Giving mission is to enable every Jew to easily perform the mitzvah of tzedaka every single day, and to disperse those funds to deserving Jewish non-profit organizations around the world on a daily basis.

Just as Jews pray three times a day, put on tzitzis each morning, and make blessings before eating, giving charity should also be performed regularly – each and every day. Tzedaka Yomi makes that goal – that mitzvah – easy and attainable. Many of us have been taught from a very young age to put a penny in the pushke every day. Jewish children across the world do this mitzvah each and every morning with zeal and excitement.

Tzedaka Yomi is determined to bring back the joy that giving just a little can bring to one’s soul.  When you donate daily, your small donation will be combined with thousands of others, and given each day to a deserving charity. 


Shalom Israel Jerusalem Peace Memorial

Where there are people who seek peace, reconciliation and understanding of themselves and others, there exist the conditions for true healing. The post-Holocaust motto of “Never Again!” can be true only when the great darkness of ignorance, prejudice and hatred is lifted and dissolved by the love and the light of truth. Offering the vision of “Jerusalem” as an antidote to nihilism, prejudice and xenophobia, the Jerusalem Peace Memorial is “where dust becomes light.” As a German-based organization we feel responsible to help bring consciousness to the idea of Jerusalem in the world.

Green Olive Kosher Pizza

Green Olive Kosher Pizza offers a plethora of delicious menu items including hot pizza, fresh pasta and sandwiches. They have graciously partnered with Meir Panim to collect funds toward our mission. We are grateful for their ongoing support!

271-11 Union Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(718) 962-2365


Young Israel of West Hempstead

Young Israel of West Hempstead, located on Long Island, or for short, the – “YIWH” – was established by a handful of families in 1955 and has grown to be a congregation of over 700 families. It is a community that is proud of its connection to Israel and its people. The Combined Israel Appeal (CIA) of the YIWH, is an over 45 year tradition supporting tzedakah projects in Israel. In light of the pandemic, the CIA decided to conduct their appeal in order to address the food insecurity many Israelis are facing.  Meir Panim was chosen as a beneficiary to provide Meals-on-Wheels to Israelis in Jerusalem and in Or Akiva, a socioeconomically challenged town near Caesarea. The grant from the YIWH enabled Meir Panim to meet its Matching Grant goal of $500,000!