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International : Development and Relief Services

Ezras Torah

A Jewish relief organization that specializes in supplying funds to needy Torah families primarily in Israel

one star

63.28

1540 Route 202 Suite 2
Pamona, NY 10002
tel: (845) 362-1608   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562218

Board Leadership
Rabbi Yisrael Gettinger
Chairman

CEO
Rabbi Yisrael Gettinger
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 63.28 one star
  Financial 82.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 51.00 zero star
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ezras Torah, established in 1915 by Gedolei Torah, is a nonprofit Jewish relief organization that specializes in supplying funds to needy Torah families primarily in Israel. Our programs include Emergency Medical Assistance, Housing Assistance, Wedding Assistance, Jewish Holiday Grants, Maternity Grants, Widow and Orphan Assistance, Assistance to new immigrants, Special Need and Interest Free Loans. Thousand of families receive each year financial support in a respectful and dignified manner through Ezras Torah. Ezras Torah is also known for its world renowned Halachic Calendar and Guide, providing important information on how to conduct oneself as a Jew or Jewess on a day to day basis.

Ezras Torah, established in 1915 by Gedolei Torah, is a nonprofit Jewish relief organization that specializes in supplying funds to needy Torah families primarily in Israel. Our programs include Emergency Medical Assistance, Housing Assistance, Wedding Assistance, Jewish Holiday Grants, Maternity Grants, Widow and Orphan Assistance, Assistance to new immigrants, Special Need and Interest Free Loans. Thousand of families receive each year financial support in a respectful and dignified manner through Ezras Torah. Ezras Torah is also known for its world renowned Halachic Calendar and Guide, providing important information on how to conduct oneself as a Jew or Jewess on a day to day basis.

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Financial

three stars

82.82

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

51.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.28
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ezras Torah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ezras Torah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ezras Torah (NY) 63.28 one star
Extreme Response International (GA) 86.69 three stars
Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (TX) 92.92 four stars
Empowering Lives International (CA) 87.81 three stars
Life for Relief and Development (MI) 92.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,558,332
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,558,332
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,558,332
   Other Revenue $355,203
TOTAL REVENUE $1,913,535
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,117,041
   Administrative Expenses $41,800
   Fundraising Expenses $334,332
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,493,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $420,362
   
Net Assets $7,848,507

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Financial Aid $1,117,041 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 63.28 one star
2017-12 03/01/2020 64.20 one star
2017-12 05/01/2019 64.20 one star
2016-12 07/01/2018 64.14 one star
2015-12 08/01/2017 63.67 one star
2014-12 08/01/2016 61.23 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-5562218
Name in IRS Master File TORAH RELIEF SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Rabbi Yisrael Gettinger President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ezras Torah (NY) 63.28 one star
Project Concern International (CA) 88.15 three stars
Child Legacy International (TX) 94.69 four stars
Water for South Sudan (NY) 95.41 four stars
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc. (KS) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ezras Torah
1540 Route 202
Suite 2
Pamona, NY 10002
tel: (845) 362-1608
fax: (845) 362-7472
EIN: 13-5562218

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Board Leadership

Rabbi Yisrael Gettinger
Chairman

CEO

Rabbi Yisrael Gettinger
President

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