Here you will find information about the main Zionist Organizations operating worldwide, in order to support the Jewish people and reinforce the Jewish nation.
American Jewish Congress
The American Jewish Congress is an association of Jewish Americans organized to defend Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy - using diplomacy, legislation, and the courts.
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, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.
ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America - the Zionist arm and voice of the Reform Movement in the United States - endeavors to make Israel fundamental to the sacred lives and Jewish identity of Reform Jews. As a Zionist organization, ARZA champions activities that further enhance Israel as a pluralistic, just and democratic Jewish state.
BBYO, B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For more than 80 years, BBYO has provided exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens.
Taglit-Birthright Israel provides the gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Taglit-Birthright Israel's founders created this program to send thousands of young Jewish adults from all over the world to Israel as a gift in order to diminish the growing division between Israel and Jewish communities around the world; to strengthen the sense of solidarity among world Jewry; and to strengthen participants' personal Jewish identity and connection to the Jewish people.
The Hagshama Department works with anyone that is prepared to commit and serve. To commit themselves to the goals and ideals of the Zionist Movement and serve their community and the Jewish People. We work with Bogrim of Zionist Youth Movements, Jewish students and young leadership and can assist in funding and programming such events as conventions, leadership seminars, activist training, student meetings on campuses, trips to Israel, and educational conferences. We can supply all your Zionist Organization's needs!
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 U.S. 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.
First launched in 1920, in a bid to harness and direct the solidarity and material resources of world Jewry towards an unprecedented endeavor to build and sustain a Jewish homeland, Keren Hayesod remains at the forefront of a Jewish world partnership that continues to play a key role in developing and reinforcing the Jewish State.
By removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles that potential Olim face, Nefesh B’Nefesh has not only significantly increased the numbers of Olim, but also helped ensure their successful absorption in Israel.
The Jewish Agency for Israel
The core belief of the Jewish Agency is a strong Jewish future requires a strong Israel at its heart. Yet Israel in the 21st century continues to be embattled on all fronts—both external and internal. It is clear that the existential challenges to the modern Jewish homeland are far from over. Israel’s very future and its character will be shaped by the actions we take today.
United Jewish Communities
The United Jewish Communities represents and serves 155 Jewish federations and 400 independent Jewish communities across North America.