RJCF - Russian Jewish Community Foundation

RJCF Grants 2006-2007

In June 2006, RJCF Board sent checks to all 2006 Grant Recepients. Here is a description of where the money went.

The 2006 RJCF Grant Recipients were divided in three categories:

Programs in Israel

Programs in Boston Area

Programs by Jewish Family and Children's Service, JF&CS New American Services

Programs in Israel:

Hatzolah Israel (for an Emergency Rescue Vehicle)

Friends of IDF: "IMPACT" program (IDF stands for Israel Defense Force)

        Matched by Zionist House

Operation Dignity - helping people from Gush Katif

Boston Supports Israel

Programs in Boston Area:

Jewish Community Housing for Elderly - JCHE (for Falls Risk Abatement program)

Shaloh House (for Pesach celebration in 2006)

Russian Jewish Community School - RJCS (for "Parents as Partners" program)

Jewish Educational and Cultural Center “Makor” (for "Building Bridges" program)

Heritage Bar Mizvah (for teaching pre-Bat/Bar Mitzvah children about their national Jewish identity and heritage)

Land Of Israel Committee and BosFilm ("‘We love Israel” program)

The Jewish Musical Theater "Firelech"

Machanaim Russian Jewish Educational Network - P. Polonsky (for "Understanding Zionism” program)

Chaveirim (for Shabbat services)

Massachusetts Association of Veterans of World War II from former USSR

Aleph Club - library (for series of lectures and seminars on Jewish culture and history)