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About JWF
our

vision

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF) envisions a world where gender is not a barrier to safety or success and all women and girls have equal social, political, economic, and religious opportunities.
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mission

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF) creates long-lasting social change to advance the status of all women and girls in the US and Israel.

We Believe…
  • transforming culture is the way to elevate the status of women and girls.
  • women and men are impacted differently by policies, practices, and institutions.
  • when women have opportunities and knowledge, they are empowered to make choices.
  • using our collective voices and resources amplifies our impact.
  • being resilient allows us to navigate and adapt to change.

what we do

  • Award over $200,000 each year in strategically invested grants to organizations locally, nationally, and in Israel
  • Invest in research to assess the greatest needs of women and girls in our community
  • Create educational programs for local community members to learn more about key issues impacting women and girls in the US and Israel
  • Empower women of all ages to be informed, strategic philanthropic leaders
  • Engage men in preventing violence against women and creating a world where men, as well as women, are not limited by narrow gender roles
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core values

Our work is based on Jewish values including Tzedakah (Justice), Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), and Gemillut Chassadim (Acts of Loving Kindness).

We strive to uphold Jewish values as individuals and as an organization.

  • transforming culture is the way to elevate the status of women and girls.
  • women and men are impacted differently by policies, practices, and institutions.
  • when women have opportunities and knowledge, they are empowered to make choices.
  • using our collective voices and resources amplifies our impact.
  • being resilient allows us to navigate and adapt to change.