Archives For Uncategorized

oday, Bloomberg reported that Ogen, a non-profit bank (previously called Israel Free Loan), will offer affordable credit to poor clients in Israel. Ogen, a non-profit bank, will offer affordable credit to poor clients.

Continue Reading...

Until recently, PEF has not accepted credit card payments and we still do not process credit card payments over the phone or on our website. Recently, however, and in recognition of the explosive growth of ecommerce, PEF has addressed the growing demand for credit card processing by the charities that we support. PEF is now […]

Continue Reading...

PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. today posted its Financial Statement and Form 990 for 2015. These documents may be found, along with downloadable copies of its IRS Determination Letter and statements and returns from prior years at the Reports/Filings tab on its website www.pefisrael.org. In 2015 PEF showed Grants to Qualified Organizations and Related Expenses of over […]

Continue Reading...

Aid from Israel all over the world

Geoffrey —  February 11, 2016

The Israeli government and Israeli NGOs send aid and assistance to help people in crisis all over the world. Here is a recently published interactive map that shows the extent of this aid. Isra-Aid, Israeli Flying Aid and Tevel B’Tzedek are three PEF approved Israeli NGO amtutot engaged in providing disaster relief and ongoing social, medical and general support […]

Continue Reading...

during these difficult times…

Geoffrey —  October 19, 2015

an update from Emek Medical Center in Afula… which could have been written by any PEF approved hospital in Israel As horrific acts of inhumanity flood the world’s media and politicians on every side of every conflict jostle to boost their ratings, there is one small place – an island of sanity in a world gone mad […]

Continue Reading...

Today P.E.F Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. posted its 2014 Financial Statement and Form 990.  These documents can be found at the Reports/Filings page on our web site.

Continue Reading...

Herzog Hospital is one of many Israeli hospitals on our approved list and we are proud of Herzog Hospital’s Ethiopian nurse’s aide training program. PEF has been involved with funding this project from its inception and we are gratified that it has been recently featured in the Israeli media. In collaboration with Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and […]

Continue Reading...

There was a dramatic increase in the number of newly registered Israeli charities listed with P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds in the past year.  In the prior year there were 81 amutot which successfully applied and were approved to receive donor advised grants from PEF.  In 2014 this number went up by over 60% to 132 new charities. […]

Continue Reading...

Change of Address

Geoffrey —  September 22, 2014

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27-28 FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.   AND DON’T FORGET OUR NEW ADDRESS: P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. 630 THIRD AVENUE, 15TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10017 our phone numbers and email addresses remain the same.

Continue Reading...

September 2014 – Today a major charity rating organization issued it’s 2014 report on P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. confirming that PEF meets its 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. PEF is a tax exempt public charity, not a private foundation, under Code 501(c)(3). and has been serving US donors wishing to make recommended grants to Israeli charities since 1922. […]

Continue Reading...