Jewish Community Centers

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC)
JDC, the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization.

Central Jewish Welfare Federation, Germany (ZWST)
The Central Welfare Office of Jews in Germany (ZWST) constitutes the merger of Jewish Welfare in Germany. As an umbrella organization that represents the ZWST Jewish communities and state associations in the field of Jewish social work. It is one of the six leading associations of independent welfare in Germany and member of the Federal Association of Voluntary Welfare (BAGFW).

Centro Deportivo Israelita, Mexico (CDI)
CDI is a Mexican Jewish community nonprofit institution, the only institution in the Jewish community in Mexico that doesn’t belong to a specific ethnic/religious community. The center serves about 17,500 people. They have participated in the Tri Center project, together with Gilo and the Sephardic JCC in New York, the Global Jewish Connections Fellows and the Biennial Leadership Seminar to Israel all under the auspices of JCC Global.

Confederation of Latin American Maccabi Community Centers, Latin America (CLAM)
The Latin American Department of the MWU, works in the context of Latin American communities, along with Latin American Maccabi Confederation (CLAM). Every four years, since 1962, CLAM stages the mass Pan American Maccabi Games.

The European Association of Jewish Community Centers (EAJCC)
The association encourages interaction between members and provides support through consultation, training and program opportunities. We endeavor to promote and strengthen models of organizations open to all Jews, of all ages and from all backgrounds. EAJCC provides an ongoing forum to share information and promote inter-country communication, as well as lay and professional training for all affiliated groups in Europe.

European Council of Jewish Communities (ECJC)
The European Council of Jewish Communities is a voluntary non-profit, non-political association of centralized European Jewish community service associations and communities involved in identity, culture, education, heritage, health and welfare

Federation of Argentine Maccabi Community Centers, Argentina (FACCMA)
FACCMA Federation Maccabi Community Centers Argentina is a nonprofit organization that brings together 43 institutions, such as community centers, organizations and clubs. All of them make up an extensive national network community groups in the Federation 50,000 people.
FACCMA Mission is to coordinate and collaborate with their partners in the task they perform for the development of cultural, educational and sports programs and leisure time enrichment of its partners, in a Jewish framework.

Fonds Social Juif Unifie, France (FSJU)
The Unified Jewish Social Fund (FSJU) unites 300 member organizations in the fields of social, cultural, schools and youth. Of public utility, the Unified Jewish Social Fund is the interlocutor of the government and local authorities. The Unified Jewish Appeal of France (AUJF) is, among other things, the collecting agency of the United Jewish Social Fund.
The role of FSJU is vast and helps support many actions. It is also operator of specific programs. Strengthen solidarity within the city, develop Jewish identity, create synergies, encourage initiatives, strengthen ties with Israel are strategic priorities. They unfold under the responsibility of a president, an executive desk and an executive committee, elected every four years by an electoral body composed of 40,000 donors. The United Jewish Appeal of France, collection department and legacy of the United Jewish Welfare Fund, supported since its creation in 1968, social programs, education and culture in France and Israel.
Of public utility, the FSJU is the interlocutor of the government and local authorities. It is also operator of specific programs.
Its many services and departments in the areas of solidarity and identity, (Akadem, Gateways, Network Ezra, RCJ, the Ark, Campus ….) And its five regional offices, make FSJU the mainstay of Jewish life in France.

Israel Association of Community Centers (IACC)
The Israel Association of Community Centers (IACC), founded in 1969, is affiliated with the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is led by an executive council whose members are public representatives and representatives of national and local authorities and various public institutions.
Approximately 160 Community Centers operate throughout Israel – in development towns and underprivileged neighborhoods, major cities, local and regional councils, and among Jewish and non-Jewish populations. Many community centers have branches spread throughout communities.
With the expansion of IACC’s network in Israel, its community centers were divided into geographic districts. Each district is directed by a district manager, whose role is to guide and accompany the director of the community center, its staff and local management, on a range of relevant issues, as well as maintain contact with authorities and organizations in the region. The district manager is assisted by professional instructors and financial consultants.

Israel Federation of Community Centers (IFCC)
The Israel Federation of Community Centers (IFCC) encompasses a large number of community centers and organisations, whose primary purpose is to provide social and communal services to diverse populations in a changing environment.
The goal of the IFCC is to unify, strengthen and enrich individuals and organisations involved in the field of community work in Israel. Since its establishments, the IFCC has been working to address the needs of both member and non-member community organisations by organising conferences and seminars, sponsoring professional visits around Israel and abroad, producing professional publications and creating professional networks that serve as a basis for ongoing projects.

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)
The Jewish Federations of North America represents 151 Jewish Federations and over 300 independent Jewish communities.
It funds and supports a community-wide network of organizations that do two things: 1. Care for people in need here at home, in Israel and around the world, and 2. Nurture and sustain Jewish life and learning today and into the future. The Jewish Federation system also has a long track record of mobilizing great resources during times of crisis.
“Touching more Jewish lives than any other organization in the world”.

Jewish Care, England
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, touching the lives of 10,000 people every week.

Jewish Community Centers Association of North America (JCCA)
Over 350 JCCs, YM-YWHAs, day and overnight camps across North America provide their communities with state-of-the-art gyms, preschools, Jewish summer camps, arts & culture programs, holiday celebrations, CSAs, and so much more.

JW3 is the first Jewish Community Centre and arts venue of its kind to exist in London. The brainchild of Dame Vivien Duffield and created by a core capital grant from the Clore Duffield Foundation, the centre opened on the Finchley Road, NW3 in October 2013.

Maccabi World Union (MWU)
Maccabi World Union (Registered Amutah 580037158) is the largest and longest running Jewish sports organization spanning over five continents, more than 60 countries, 450 clubs, and 400,000 members. MWU is a Zionist organization that utilizes sports as a means to bring Jewish people of all ages closer to Judaism and Israel in addition to various informal educational activities in a manner that surpasses politics and sectarianism. Many Maccabi clubs serve as community centers and youth movements providing a diversity of educational, cultural, social and sports activities under one roof. In addition, Maccabi has its unique international signature activity in Jewish sports, the Maccabiah Games in Israel which take place every 4 years.

The Department for Jewish Zionist Education of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
Since 1929, The Jewish Agency for Israel has been working to secure a vibrant Jewish future.
It was instrumental in founding and building the State of Israel and continue to serve as the main link between the Jewish state and Jewish communities everywhere. This global partnership has enabled to address the Jewish People’s greatest challenges in every generation.
Today, It connect the global Jewish family, bringing Jews to Israel, and Israel to Jews, by providing meaningful Israel engagement and facilitating Aliyah. It build a better society in Israel – and beyond – energizing young Israelis and their worldwide peers to rediscover a collective sense of Jewish purpose.
The Jewish Agency continues to be the Jewish world’s first responder, prepared to address emergencies in Israel, and to rescue Jews from countries where they are at risk.

UJA Federation of New York
The world’s largest local philanthropy, UJA-Federation of New York cares for Jews everywhere and for New Yorkers of all backgrounds, connects people to their Jewish communities, and responds to crises — in New York, in Israel, and around the world.

Jewish Community Centers