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The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (www.claimscon.org)
is the major supporter of welfare programs for the Jewish elderly in Moldova
since 1997. Its funds give them hope and chance to survive in the poorest European country.
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. The general status of children and families at risk in Moldova
remains poor and there is minimal social support provided by the authorities for this vulnerable population group. Thanks to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (www.ifcj.org) mite Jewish children’s initiative became possible in Moldova
Hillel in Moldova is one of the most active, vulnerable and excited groups of the Jewish population uniting over 150 young people. Its activities are supported by International Hillel (http://www.hillel.org) and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, the main funder of Hillel in FSU (http://www.schusterman.org).
Dr. Irwin Jacobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of QUALCOMM Incorporated (San-Diego, CA) together with his wife Joan are the major supporters of the Kishinev Jacobs Jewish Campus in Kishinev.
The Jewish Federation of Greensboro, NC (www.shalomgreensboro.org), has become famous in Moldova through its twinning with the Jewish community of the city of Beltsy. The collaboration supported by JDC is aimed at the revival of Jewish life in Beltsy.
Jewish Healthcare International (www.jewishhealthcareinternational.org) is a project based on volunteerism and partnership between US and Israeli medical care specialists to render assistance to the Jewish Communities in the FSU, Baltic countries, and Eastern Europe
Dr. Stephen Mackler. In 1903 (year of Kishinev Pogrom) his father’s family left a small Jewish shtetl in northern Bessarabia for America; in 1999 Dr. Stephen Mackler returned to the land of his ancestors and has been making an invaluable contribution to the local community since that time.
Posner Family's grant ( Pittsburgh, PA) has become one of the most significant private donations in the development of Jewish welfare programs in Moldova.
The Swiss Fund for Needy Victims of the Holocaust/Shoa (www.nyed.uscourts.gov/pub/rulings/c v/1996/690430.pdf) is supporting welfare programs for these people who now live in very hard social and economic conditions. There are over 2,000 people in Moldova who suffered the horrors of Holocaust.
Leonard and Tobee Kaplan Toleo Foundation (www.toleo.org ).
In 2002 the pilot in FSU children’s project “Let My Children Grow” started in Moldova to help over 1,300 needy boys and girls to survive and return to their Jewish roots. The project was brought to life thanks to generous support of Leonard and Tobee Kaplan Toleo Foundation
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto (www.jewishtoronto.net)
is one of the major partners of Moldova Jewish community supporting welfare programs in the country and Kishinev Jewish Campus construction and programs
United Jewish Communities (www.ujc.org)
– being one of the main representatives of the North American Jewry – is the partner of Joint (AJJDC) and Sochnut (JAFI) organizations and, thus, supports welfare and cultural programs of the Jewish community in Moldova.
United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (www.ujf.net). Strategic planning is one of the important components of the community development. This is true for in the West. In 1998 Moldova Jewish community became the pioneer in FSU in the comprehensive strategy development. United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh became the main overseas partner whose own successful planning served as a model. Else Pittsburgh Federation supported welfare and renewal programs in Moldova.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
(www.hjweinbergfoundation.org) one of the first- rate Jewish charitable foundations in the world, for many years supports welfare and renewal programs in Moldova Jewish community.
World Jewish Relief (UK) (www.worldjewishrelief.org.uk)
brought several humanitarian aid shipments to Moldova in the past few years.
The Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund (JHF)www.jhf.nl
started operating in 2002. The organization was established as a result of the negotiations on Jewish war claims in the Netherlands.