Israel Related Funds

 

 

Gottheil (Josh Gottheil Youth to Israel Fund)          donate now
Focus: Local Jewish youth.
Established: In 1992 by Fred and Diane Gottheil, who may serve as advisors to the Board.
Priorities: Encourage travel to Israel by local Jewish youth to further their Jewish education and identity. In some circumstances earnings may be used to match individual contributions to the Gift of Israel program. Priority is to be given to high school students, to applicants who participate in an organized youth program in Israel and to those who have contributed to the Gift of Israel matching funds.
Distribution of income: Upon approval of written application to the CUJEF Board. Application must include a brief statement of the nature of the proposed program, date(s), responsible person, group of organization, and amount requested. Certificates for token grants (currently $100), payable after visiting Israel, are given to all B'nai Mitzvah at Sinai Temple.

 

Wachtel (Lynn and Ira Wachtel Gift of Israel Fund)          donate now
Focus: Local Jewish youth.
Established: In 2000 by Lynn and Ira Wachtel.
Priorities: To provide money that will fund part or all of the CUJF portion of the Gift of Israel program.
Distribution of income: Annual income is to be transferred to CUJF each January. Income in excess of that needed by CUJF to pay its portion of the Gift of Israel program is to be used as a gift to the CUJF annual campaign.
Note: If CUJF terminates the Gift of Israel program this fund is to become the Lynn and Ira Wachtel PACE Fund.


Ehud and Janie Yairi Fund for Communications Disorders at Tel Aviv University         donate now
Focus: Department of Communication Disorders, Tel Aviv University.
Established: In 1998 by Ehud and Janie Yairi, who may serve as advisors to the Board.
Priorities: Provides for scholarships for doctoral students in the Department of Communication Disorders at Tel Aviv University. When annual income of the fund exceeds $15,000, awards may be considered for research equipment or speakers.
Distribution of income: Awards of funds for other purposes are made with the agreement of the Yairi family and CUJEF Board.
Note: The Yairi family has the right to move this fund to Israel if such a move would better serve the purpose of the fund. Available money not spent within two years is to revert to the principal of the fund.