Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Prescott
Who Are We?
We are a not for profit public charity created solely for educational, charitable, and religious purposes governed by an all-volunteer Board of Trustees
Why We Give
For over 5,000 years, Jewish teaching have emphasized the importance of Tzedakah (Hebrew for charity). Unlike voluntary giving, Tzedakah is considered an ethical and moral obligation to give regardless of one’s financial resources
To Whom We Give
The simple answer: You, the community. We provide funding to agencies and organizations that meet the basic needs of the less fortunate, as well as projects and initiatives that benefit the community, the state and in some cases our nation
As we begin another new year, I reflect on the fact that time is undoubtedly THE most valuable thing in existence, fitting almost every part of an English term. Most definitely a noun, time is a place where memories are made. The proper noun of Israel where my children shared their b’nai mitzvah with other children on Masada. The beach where we spent our time in Tel Aviv and the people, we met that will forever be a part of the most amazing experience we shared as a family. It is a verb that includes the work we put in to create the home we share as a family, cooking, cleaning, working, providing and loving with and for each other. It is an adverb to describe how it has transpired – graciously, happily, tearful and reflective. An adjective that describes the beautiful memories that were created – vibrant, blurred, nostalgic, etched… READ MORE >>