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Vision and Mission

OUR VISION A vibrant, caring, connected, and enduring Jewish community. OUR MISSION Inspired by Jewish values, we broaden and deepen engagement in Jewish life to strengthen Jewish identity, foster dynamic connections with Israel, and care for all Jews in need. We mobilize our community’s resources, leaders, and organizations to address the community’s most critical needs, creating profound impact locally, in Israel, and around the world.

450 Ethiopians immigrating in Final Operation Dove’s Wings Flight

Yom Ha’atzmaut 2013

FEDERATION’S IMPACT AREAS JEWISH CARING Together with our partners, we address the most critical needs of Jews in San Diego.

Financial Overview



Jewish Connections IN SAN DIEGO

Israel & overseas






ISRAEL & OVERSEAS We work with our global partners to strengthen Jewish identity and take care of Jews in need in Israel and around the world.



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Jewish Connections We work with our partners in San Diego to broaden and deepen connections to Jewish life and assure an enduring Jewish community.


Jewish Caring IN SAN DIEGO

Jewish Connections

Broadening and deepening connections to Jewish life to assure an enduring Jewish community

Jewish Caring

Address needs of and arou

YAD Sukkot Party

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Next Gen engages the next generation of Jewish community leadership. Next Gen brings together Federation young adults and community leaders who are dedicated to creating and sustaining Jewish life, community and philanthropy in San Diego. Together with our partners, Next Gen develops programs and connects individuals to social, professional and cultural programming through events, online resources and Birthright Israel experiences. Last year we connected

over 600

Jewish Connections

young adults to Israel via a Birthright Israel experience

looking forward

Engaging young families • Embracing inter-faith couples


The Jewish Community Chapla pastoral and spiritual needs of at end of life, or experiencing li hospitals, long-term care facilit

Your Federation dollars ensure San Diego has someone to talk the last year, our Community than 250 clients, officiated at 40 funerals or memorial servi than 550 Jewish patients in th

Jewish Caring looking forward

Ensuring our seniors age wi

sing the most critical of Jews locally, in Israel, und the world

Israel and Overseas

Fostering dynamic connections between San Diego, Israel and Jewish communities worldwide

2013 Sha’ar Hanegev Delegation

Community Chaplain, Rabbi Ralph Dalin

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ain responds to the acute unaffiliated Jews who are ill, life crises, including those in ties and prisons.

that every Jewish person in k to in time of need. In just Chaplain served more t or arranged more than ices, and visited more he hospital. Federation partner

On The Go

program has provided more than

100,000 rides to seniors

ith dignity • Empowering Jews with disabilities


Our San Diego-Sha’ar HaNegev relationship fosters a mutually beneficial partnership committed to deepening Jewish peoplehood in both communities. Home to 7,000 residents, Sha’ar HaNegev is bravely situated just kilometers away from the Gaza border. Federation supports economic development, cultural exchanges, and provides social services for its residents. We are honored to nurture this 15 year-long dynamic relationship and thus far, have provided more than $11 million in funding to the region.

Israel & Overseas looking forward

We partnered with the JDC to provide essential care for

over 160,000 elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union

Expanding overseas partnerships • Implementing Israel’s innovations in San Diego

PARTNERS & PROGRAMS • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

American Jewish Joint Distribution Council (JDC) Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Bible Raps* Chesed Home, Hope Village San Diego* Community Chaplaincy Program Day School Scholarships Disaster Preparation and Response Friends at Home Friendship Circle of San Diego G’mach Jewish Gift Closet* Hillel of San Diego Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Jewish Culture Club* Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Jewish Family Service (JFS) Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)

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Jewish Multimedia Xperience* Jewish Senior Services Council (JSSC) Ken Jewish Community Latino Jewish Coalition (LJC) Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (LFJCC) Moishe House National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) Next Gen One Happy Camper On the Go Seacrest Village Retirement Communities Sha’ar HaNegev - P2G Partnership 2Gether Taglit - Birthright Israel Victor Center Jewish Gene Screening World ORT Young Adult Division (YAD) *Innovation Grantees

The value of dignity and hope Your donation to Federation reaches every corner of the global Jewish community in more than 70 countries around the world, inspiring lifelong Jewish connections, breaking the cycle of poverty, and responding to emergencies.

Jewish CARing

isRAeL & oVeRseAs

Jewish ConneCtions

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Cover photo: The Midler Family, Yom HaShoah


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Jewish Federation 2014 Annual Campaign  
Jewish Federation 2014 Annual Campaign  

OUR VISION A vibrant, caring, connected, and enduring Jewish community. OUR MISSION Inspired by Jewish values, we broaden and deepen engage...