RJCF - Russian Jewish Community Foundation

RJCF Grants in 2010-2011

Programs in Israel

A scholarship for three former IDF combat soldiers, who otherwise cannot afford a higher education.
       RJCF participates in the Friends Of Israel Defence Forces project; its motto: "Their job is to look after Israel. Ours is to look after them."
       Please read the letters from our soldiers!

        Matched by Zionist House

Sponsoring and organizing an annual Boston-Sderot Summer Camp for 60 children of Sderot helped by 10 concelors from Boston. Learn more about this project on the Sderot Journal page .

Programs in the Greater Boston Area

Center Makor - “Celebrate Jewish Life” to create through series of different cultural events related to Jewish Holydays a strong feeling of belonging to Jewish community, culture and cultural heritage among Russian Jews, importance of continuation of this legacy; to open possibilities for interaction between Russian, American and Israeli parts of the Jewish community, build understanding of importance and true meaning of “Klal Isroel”.


Shaloh House - Passover is one of the most meaningful and significant holidays. The Shaloh House Russian Jewish Center provides a memorable Passover experience that is spiritually uplifting as well as educational.


Jewish Community Housing for Elderly - to support its CaringChoices™ program. CaringChoices is vital to enabling over 700 Russian seniors to remain in independent housing even as they face the challenges of aging. CaringChoices offers its tenants in-home personal and homemaking services; hot, nutritious kosher meals; case management; and medical escort services.


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


Hebrew Senior Life - to support Chaplaincy Institute’s Inclusivity Project, the Russian language and Jewish cultural chaplaincy services offered to residents at HSL’s flagship healthcare facility, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (HRC) in Roslindale.