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Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council

Securing the Jewish Future for Generations.

89.96

633 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017
tel: (972) 262-0222   Web Site
EIN: 23-0053483

Board Leadership
Richard N. Bernstein
Chair Of Board

CEO
Arthur Sandman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.96
  Financial 89.94
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1929, The Jewish Agency for Israel has been working to secure a vibrant Jewish future. We were 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 us to address the Jewish People's greatest challenges in every generation. Today, we connect the global Jewish family, bringing Jews to Israel, and Israel to Jews, by providing meaningful Israel engagement and facilitating Aliyah. We 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.

Since 1929, The Jewish Agency for Israel has been working to secure a vibrant Jewish future. We were 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 us to address the Jewish People's greatest challenges in every generation. Today, we connect the global Jewish family, bringing Jews to Israel, and Israel to Jews, by providing meaningful Israel engagement and facilitating Aliyah. We 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.

Financial

89.94

Accountability & Transparency

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council (NY) 89.96
Hazon (NY) 98.23
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 87.30
Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (NY) 86.99

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,655,737
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,655,737
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,655,737
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $16,655,737
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,705,629
   Administrative Expenses $739,398
   Fundraising Expenses $1,210,428
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,655,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,999,718
   
Net Assets $8,297,109

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 89.96
2018-12 09/01/2020 86.72
2017-12 06/01/2019 84.02
2016-12 03/01/2018 81.74
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.07

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

EIN 23-0053483
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL-NORTH AMERICAN COUNCIL
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,632 1.08% Arthur Sandman President
Other Salaries of Note
$234,161 1.19% Gary Cohn Senior VP Israel Global Philanthropy

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council (NY) 89.96
Hazon (NY) 98.23
Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (NY) 86.99
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 87.30

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
tel: (972) 262-0222
EIN: 23-0053483

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Board Leadership

Richard N. Bernstein
Chair Of Board

CEO

Arthur Sandman
President

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