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Jerusalem Fellowships

Harmonizing history, Jewish wisdom and modern Israel

zero star

46.66

28 Park Avenue Airmont, NY 10952
tel: (845) 425-8255   Web Site
EIN: 13-3740640

CEO
Andrew Kaufman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 46.66 zero star
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 28.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jerusalem Fellowships, established in 1985, is about Israel experiences for young adults, that create lasting bonds with their peers and offer a unique forum for engagement with Israel, Jewish wisdom, and their future families and communities. Over 20,000 people have participated in our cutting edge transformational Israel trips. There is a broad network of Israel trip organizers that have grown from the original Jerusalem Fellowships trips. These programs combine touring, active experiences, and dynamic Jewish learning, inspiring and enhancing personal growth for young adults from diverse backgrounds. Each organizer offers his/her own unique content, style and itineraries.

Jerusalem Fellowships, established in 1985, is about Israel experiences for young adults, that create lasting bonds with their peers and offer a unique forum for engagement with Israel, Jewish wisdom, and their future families and communities. Over 20,000 people have participated in our cutting edge transformational Israel trips. There is a broad network of Israel trip organizers that have grown from the original Jerusalem Fellowships trips. These programs combine touring, active experiences, and dynamic Jewish learning, inspiring and enhancing personal growth for young adults from diverse backgrounds. Each organizer offers his/her own unique content, style and itineraries.

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Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

28.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -23.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jerusalem Fellowships on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jerusalem Fellowships on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jerusalem Fellowships (NY) 46.66 zero star
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 85.66 three stars
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 86.42 three stars
Young Life (CO) 95.09 four stars
FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 98.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $637,970
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $637,970
   Program Service Revenue $21,620
Total Primary Revenue $659,590
   Other Revenue $66,676
TOTAL REVENUE $726,266
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $437,481
   Administrative Expenses $110,803
   Fundraising Expenses $43,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $591,789
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $134,477
   
Net Assets $110,021

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
Send Students to Israel for Jewish Study Courses $437,481 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 46.66 zero star
2017-12 12/21/2018 45.78 zero star
2016-12 03/01/2018 44.40 zero star
2015-12 06/01/2017 44.60 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 42.22 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 41.78 zero star
2013-12 07/01/2015 42.41 zero star
2012-12 02/01/2014 45.17 zero star
2011-12 07/01/2013 56.24 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 56.24 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 63.79 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 79.63 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 89.00 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 91.32 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 91.47 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 90.73 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 87.74 three 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 13-3740640
Name in IRS Master File JERUSALEM FELLOWSHIPS 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 (29) Other religious 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 February, 1995
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
$54,000 9.12% Andrew Kaufman President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jerusalem Fellowships (NY) 46.66 zero star
International Friendships, Inc. (OH) 88.53 three stars
Young Life (CO) 95.09 four stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 95.57 four stars
Interfaith Youth Core (IL) 92.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jerusalem Fellowships
28 Park Avenue
Airmont, NY 10952
tel: (845) 425-8255
EIN: 13-3740640

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CEO

Andrew Kaufman
President

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