Support Us

How Can You Help?


The Galilee Foundation for Value Education - Shorashim is a grassroots nonprofit organization registered as an amuta (non-profit association) in Israel (number: 58-016-453-1).

  • We list below a number of ways in which you can donate in various currencies.   
  • To the right we list some other ways in which you can support us by linking your celebrations to us or by taking advantage of our activities and services.

We need your help today!

  • To make a tax-deductible donation in US dollars by credit card or Paypal, click here:

  • To make a tax-deductible donation in New Israeli Shekels or Sterling by credit card or Paypal, click here.
  • We can also receive tax-deductible donations from the USA as donor-designated contributions via PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc.   Simply click the logo below, and follow the instructions there; please then email us to tell us your contribution is on its way.

  • We can also receive tax-deductible donations from the USA as donor-designated contributions via the Jewish Federations of North America.   Click the logo below for general information, but to arrange a donation by this method, please contact your local Jewish Federation or get in touch with us.

  • Due to changes in Israeli banking rules, we are no longer able to receive donations by foreign check, though we can receive direct bank-to-bank transfers.   Please contact us for our bank idetails. 

Programming & donations in someone's name
Contributions may be designated for the support of specific programs (some examples are listed below - please click on them to see what your donation can buy), as well as for general operating expenses.    But please do feel free to contact us so that we can help to find the most appropriate match for your interests.

We will be happy to acknowledge support in our publications, as well as to send notification in the case of donations made ''in honor of...''  a simcha or someone special or ''in memory of...'' someone.

Designated donations

We  accept donations for both general and specific purposes, and list some suggestions about our programs below, but feel free to contact us so that we can help to find the most appropriate match for your interests.

For additional information, please contact:

Aliza Haviv, Office Manager
Telephone: +972-4-9902431

Or contact us here.

Support Change!

Link your Bar/Bat mitzvah to the circus and help us defy gravity!

Making the Galilee Circus your bar/bat mitzvah project is a way for you to…

  • Connect with Israel;
  • connect with kids in Israel; and
  • Help make Israel a better place, by breaking down barriers and building shared culture and citizenship.

For further details and ideas, and to read about Mitchell Friedman's Bar Mitzvah project, click here.

Make your trip to Israel an educational tour!

Our Educational Tourism staff conduct seminars, tours and talks at various fascinating sites throughout the Galilee.   As well as conducting tours for local groups, we have extensive experience working with groups from abroad, be they youth groups, educators or families.  We can organize and lead seminars of various lengths - from 1 hour to 2 weeks.   Click here to read testimonials and see our current catalog, or contact us for more details.

Book our cultural activities

Our Cultural Center runs various activities which can be booked (in Israel) for Bar/Bat mitzvah workshops for parents and children; we are also able to work with schools and communities to provide custom-tailored programs.   In addition we run regular lectures, batei midrash, and holiday workshops in the Galilee.   Check out the options here, or contact us for more details.

Education Consultancy

Our experienced staff work with communities and organizations both inside and outside Israel in curriculum development and teacher training, especially in the area of Israel engagement and Israel education.   For more information click here, or contact us.