Disable all preview features

Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation (Fundraising)

American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel

Educating the general public about the legacy of Yitzhak Rabin

two stars

73.55

36-12 34th Avenue 4th Floor
Astoria, NY 11106
tel: (347) 797-5888   Web Site
EIN: 13-3962392

Board Leadership
Stuart W. Davidson
Chair

CEO
Jeannie Gerzon
National Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.55 two stars
  Financial 65.74 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

one star

65.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
70.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel (NY) 73.55 two stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 87.27 three stars
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.02 three stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 86.14 three stars
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (NY) 85.05 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

The Yitzhak Rabin Center was founded in 1997 to commemorate the life and legacy of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, soldier and statesman, as it relates to Israeli Society, peace and security. The Center is taking an active role in teaching the lessons of the assassination and promoting international leadership development, public dialogue and tolerance. The Center includes a museum, educational wing, archives and library and public spaces. It's educational programs center around the newly opened Museum, the first of its kind to tell the story of the modern state of Israel. Using the life of Yitzhak Rabin as a connecting thread, the museum delves into the history of Israel's development, social challenges, and the events that led to his assassination. It will become an important part of civics studies for all students in Israel.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $137,820
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $825,428
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $963,248
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $963,248
   Other Revenue $63
TOTAL REVENUE $963,311
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $820,002
   Administrative Expenses $117,258
   Fundraising Expenses $237,149
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,174,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-211,098
   
Net Assets $351,003

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
2014-12 07/01/2016 73.55 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 78.08 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 74.87 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.78 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 79.21 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 75.24 two stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 70.16 two stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 79.86 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 88.37 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 73.18 two stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 74.21 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 93.83 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 80.45 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 50.00 zero 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 13-3962392
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE YITZHAK RABIN CTR FOR THE STUDY OF ISRAEL
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1997
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jeannie Gerzon National Director

The Yitzhak Rabin Center was founded in 1997 to commemorate the life and legacy of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, soldier and statesman, as it relates to Israeli Society, peace and security. The Center is taking an active role in teaching the lessons of the assassination and promoting international leadership development, public dialogue and tolerance. The Center includes a museum, educational wing, archives and library and public spaces. It's educational programs center around the newly opened Museum, the first of its kind to tell the story of the modern state of Israel. Using the life of Yitzhak Rabin as a connecting thread, the museum delves into the history of Israel's development, social challenges, and the events that led to his assassination. It will become an important part of civics studies for all students in Israel.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel (NY) 73.55 two stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 87.27 three stars
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 87.50 three stars
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.02 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for the Study of Israel
36-12 34th Avenue
4th Floor
Astoria, NY 11106
tel: (347) 797-5888
EIN: 13-3962392

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Stuart W. Davidson
Chair

CEO

Jeannie Gerzon
National Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help Center

Charity Navigator is turning 15!

Together, with donors like you, we have been able to:

  • Continually provide new and updated charity ratings
  • Increase charity transparency and accountability
  • Support the long-term missions of charities through our encouragement of informed giving

Did you know that we’re a charity, too? Your donation will help us provide new tools and information that you can rely on to make impactful giving choices. Your gift of any size will make a difference!

Support Charity Navigator
Not at This Time

We’re celebrating!

For 15 years, Charity Navigator has equipped donors with unbiased charity evaluations and tools to help you make informed giving decisions. Learn more about that journey and the bold goals on our road ahead.

Charity Navigator is turning 15!

Together, with donors like you, we have been able to:

  • Continually provide new and updated charity ratings
  • Increase charity transparency and accountability
  • Support the long-term missions of charities through our encouragement of informed giving

Did you know that we’re a charity, too? Your donation will help us provide new tools and information that you can rely on to make impactful giving choices. Your gift of any size will make a difference!