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World Jewish Relief USA

World Jewish Relief USA awards grants to World Jewish Relief projects as determined by the Board of Directors. It is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization registered as World Jewish Relief, inc.
World Jewish Relief CEO Paul Anticoni and Chair Maurice Helfgott visiting partners in Ukraine

World Jewish Relief USA EIN-874022962

Inspired by our Jewish values, we provide life-saving and life-changing action to support and empower people in crisis around the world.

What We Do

World Jewish Relief Partners in Syria with Refugees

Humanitarian Response

When conflict or disaster strikes, we respond immediately through local partners with lifesaving assistance. Our response prioritises the needs of women and girls and marginalised communities.

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Climate Relief work in Nepal

Climate Resilience

The communities least responsible for climate change are often the worst affected. We work with those worst impacted by changing weather conditions and climate-related disasters.

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Transfarmation project in Africa

Employment and Livelihood Assistance

We help people suffering the economic impacts of conflict, climate change and migration to transform their earning potential through employment and livelihood recovery.

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World Jewish Relief CEO Paul Anticoni with elderly woman in Eastern Europe

Support for Older People

We provide life-saving assistance and care to older Jews of the Survivor generation, focussing particular attention on those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

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Archives documents

Archives – Your Family History

World Jewish Relief was established as the Central British Fund for German Jewry in 1933 to help refugees from Nazi-Europe, and we succeeded in bringing around 65,000 Jewish refugees to safety.

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CEO and Chair of World Jewish Relief visit victims of the Ukraine war

Support for Ukraine

World Jewish Relief’s 30 year history in Ukraine, our extensive network of local partners and our understanding of the context gives us unparalleled access and capability to respond to evolving needs.

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Major Giving

If you would like to make a significant personal donation, or provide a grant through a charitable Trust or Foundation, your support will help World Jewish Relief provide life-saving and life-changing action.