Israel & Overseas

 

JFFS is committed to strengthening our community through the formation of meaningful and lasting connections to Israel and our Jewish roots. From free trips, to volunteer opportunities, b'nai mitzvah connections and visiting Israeli Soldiers touring our community, JFFS has just the right Israel experience waiting for you. 

 

In addition, JFFS also supports projects in Israel and Israel-related programs here at home through our Connect 2 Israel Initiative and other JFFS grants. Learn more about how you support Israel through JFFS.

JFFS Israel & Overseas

 

Learn more about how we connect our community to Israel and our collective Jewish roots.

  • Taglit-Birthright Israel

    The gift of a lifetime - a free 10-day trip for young adults! Taglit-Birthright Israel: The OC Way, is for OC young professionals and students ages 21-26. If you are Jewish young adult ready to experience a peer-group trip to Israel, Taglit-Birthright Israel is for you!

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    The gift of a lifetime - a free 10-day trip for young adults! Taglit-Birthright Israel: The OC Way, is for OC young professionals and students ages 21-26. If you are Jewish young adult ready to experience a peer-group trip to Israel, Taglit-Birthright Israel is for you!

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    The gift of a lifetime - a free 10-day trip for young adults! Taglit-Birthright Israel: The OC Way, is for OC young professionals and students ages 21-26. If you are Jewish young adult r...

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    The gift of a lifetime - a free 10-day trip for young adults! Taglit-Birthright Israel: The OC Way, is for OC young ...

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    The gift of a lifetime - a free 10-day trip for young adults! Taglit-Birthri...

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  • Israel Sister Communities

    Our Israeli sister communities – the city of Kiryat Malachi and the surrounding rural Ashkelon Coast Region – offer exciting opportunities to visit, volunteer, adopt projects, create b’nai mitzvah connections, and so much more. Every summer, our sister communities send Israeli soldiers to tour our OC congregations, day schools, religious schools and more.

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    Our Israeli sister communities – the city of Kiryat Malachi and the surrounding rural Ashkelon Coast Region – offer exciting opportunities to visit, volunteer, adopt projects, create b’nai mitzvah connections, and so much more. Every summer, our sister communities send Israeli so...

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    Our Israeli sister communities – the city of Kiryat Malachi and the surrounding rural Ashkelon Coast Region – offer exciting opportunities to visit, volunteer, adopt projects, create...

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    Our Israeli sister communities – the city of Kiryat Malachi and the surrounding rural Ashkelon Coast Region – of...

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    Our Israeli sister communities – the city of Kiryat Malachi and the surrou...

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  • Grant Support

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS donors to the Connect 2 Israel Initiative and administered by a lay leadership committee under the auspices of the JFFS Planning & Funding Council. Locally, Israel-related programs of our congregations and Shevet Tapuz (Israeli Scouts) are supported through JFFS Impact Grants and through JFFS IsraeLeader Grants awarded by community vote.

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS donors to the Connect 2 Israel Initiative and administered by a lay leadership committee under the auspices of the JFFS Planning & Funding Council. Locally, Israel-related programs of our congregations and Shevet Tapuz (Israeli Scouts) are ...

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS donors to the Connect 2 Israel Initiative and administered by a lay leadership committee under the auspices of the JFFS Planning & Funding C...

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS donors to the Connect 2 Israel Initiative and administered by a lay le...

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS donors to the Connect 2 Israel...

    Grant support for projects in Israel is provided by JFFS ...

    Grant support for projects in Is...

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  • Celebrate Israel

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparents, kids, and everyone in between – to enjoy a community-wide, day-long festival full of Israeli food, entertainment, and community pride in celebration of Israel's Independence Day. Presented in partnership: The Merage JCC and Jewish Federation & Family Services. Save the date for Celebrate Israel 2018: Sunday May 6!

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparents, kids, and everyone in between – to enjoy a community-wide, day-long festival full of Israeli food, entertainment, and community pride in celebration of Israel's Independence Day. Presented in partnership: The Merage JCC and Jewish Fed...

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparents, kids, and everyone in between – to enjoy a community-wide, day-long festival full of Israeli food, entertainment, and community pride i...

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparents, kids, and everyone in between – to enjoy a community-wide, day-lo...

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparents, kids, and everyone in betwe...

    Hundreds of people came together – parents, grandparent...

    Hundreds of people came together...

    Hundreds of people cam...