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Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education

Providing a superior Israel education experience

four stars

96.66

78 Randall Avenue Rockville Centre, NY 11570
tel: (800) 327-5980   Web Site
EIN: 59-0173782

Board Leadership
Joseph Wolfson
Chairman

CEO
Orit Rome and Leor Sinai
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1972, The Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (AMIIE) works to provide a superior Israel education experience to learners of all ages in Israel and within communities throughout North America and abroad. The Institute promotes, builds and strengthens lifelong bonds between Jews and Israel through education, experiences and understanding. We offer a menu of exciting Israel education programs for teens, adults, Family and Bar/Bat Mitzvah tours, Jewish Day Schools, Community Groups and more. Our Israel education programs, taught by our renowned faculty, bring Israel to life for lay and professional leaders and learners of all ages. Every program offered by AMIIE will be customized to meet the needs and goals of specific schools and community groups.

Founded in 1972, The Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (AMIIE) works to provide a superior Israel education experience to learners of all ages in Israel and within communities throughout North America and abroad. The Institute promotes, builds and strengthens lifelong bonds between Jews and Israel through education, experiences and understanding. We offer a menu of exciting Israel education programs for teens, adults, Family and Bar/Bat Mitzvah tours, Jewish Day Schools, Community Groups and more. Our Israel education programs, taught by our renowned faculty, bring Israel to life for lay and professional leaders and learners of all ages. Every program offered by AMIIE will be customized to meet the needs and goals of specific schools and community groups.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 96.66 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $48,461
   Federated Campaigns $146,308
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,112,265
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,307,034
   Program Service Revenue $9,241,327
Total Primary Revenue $10,548,361
   Other Revenue $178,316
TOTAL REVENUE $10,726,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,981,158
   Administrative Expenses $583,682
   Fundraising Expenses $155,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,720,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-993,467
   
Net Assets $18,691,584

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
Education $10,981,158 100.0%

Ratings History
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 96.66 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 95.48 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 95.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 94.17 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.17 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 94.53 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 92.22 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 95.50 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 96.77 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.77 four stars
2007-01 12/01/2008 93.44 four stars
2006-01 04/01/2007 84.81 three stars
2005-01 05/01/2006 61.66 one star
2004-01 05/01/2005 61.48 one star
2003-01 01/01/2004 60.74 one star
2002-01 02/05/2003 75.57 two stars

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

EIN 59-0173782
Name in IRS Master File ALEXANDER MUSS INSTITUTE FOR ISRAEL EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code Q22
NTEE Classification International Student Exchange and Aid
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 2011
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,404 1.17% Orit Rome Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$137,101 1.16% Leor Sinai Co-Executive Director

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Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 96.66 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education
78 Randall Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
tel: (800) 327-5980
fax: (212) 472-9301
EIN: 59-0173782

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Board Leadership

Joseph Wolfson
Chairman

CEO

Orit Rome and Leor Sinai
Co-Executive Directors

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