Programs In Peril

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Information about Programs In Peril

Published on January 29, 2009

Author: JewishAgency

Source: slideshare.net

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This PowerPoint presentation shows the impact of the Jewish Agency budget cuts on programs and beneficiaries.

Impact of economic crisis on our beneficiaries November 2008

Every year 2 million people around the world depend on the services of the Jewish Agency

Many are now in jeopardy.

But many are now in jeopardy. Global Economy Changes in past 2 years ISRAEL: U.S. Dollar devaluation of 23% against Shekel 6-7% increase in inflation Activities in Israel: 75% of budget Eastern Europe: U.S. Dollar devaluation of 20% against Euro 7% increase in inflation Activities in Europe: 5% of budget FSU: U.S. Dollar devaluation of 13% against Ruble 30-40% increase in inflation Activities in FSU: 10% of budget

ISRAEL:

U.S. Dollar devaluation of 23% against Shekel

6-7% increase in inflation

Activities in Israel: 75% of budget

Eastern Europe:

U.S. Dollar devaluation of 20% against Euro

7% increase in inflation

Activities in Europe: 5% of budget

FSU:

U.S. Dollar devaluation of 13% against Ruble

30-40% increase in inflation

Activities in FSU: 10% of budget

Reality check in Israel 75% of all donations to the Jewish Agency in U.S. dollars 55% of all expenditures in shekels 23% Devaluation of U.S. Dollar to Shekel Dec 06 – Aug 08

Reality check in Israel Total dollar budget of programs unchanged; Shekel budget to implement has decreased dramatically .

Net result 2008: Financial challenge totaling over $20 million 2009: Extreme measure of slashing $45 million from 2009 budget

Reductions in 2009 Budget REDUCTION Structural changes & overhead reductions $10.0 million Additional cuts and adjustments needed $13.0 million Program reductions $22.0 million TOTAL 2009 Budget Cuts $45 million

Programs in Peril

Reductions in 2009 Program Budget Program area REDUCTION STRENGTHENING ISRAEL through Immigration and Absorption $10.3 million PARTNERING WITH ISRAELIS to effect transformative change $2.8 million CONNECTING NEXT GENERATION with Israel and peoplehood $6.4 million Allocations to social programs and activities $2.5 million TOTAL Program Cuts $22.0 million

Immigration and absorption $10.3 million in cuts A reduction of $3.4 million from absorption centers budget $2 million cut in budget for Student Authority Scholarships in 2009

$10.3 million in cuts

A reduction of $3.4 million from absorption centers budget

$2 million cut in budget for Student Authority Scholarships in 2009

Impacting lives like Raphael, a lone soldier from France

Effecting social change in Israel $2.8 million in cuts A reduction of $800,000 in the Youth Aliyah Village budget Priority regions cut by $700,000

$2.8 million in cuts

A reduction of $800,000 in the Youth Aliyah Village budget

Priority regions cut by $700,000

Impacting lives of at-risk Israeli youth like Dvir

Connecting the next generation $6.4 million in cuts A reduction of $1.7 million in the HEFTZIBA budget Educational Schlichim cut by $900,000

$6.4 million in cuts

A reduction of $1.7 million in the HEFTZIBA budget

Educational Schlichim cut by $900,000

Impacting lives like Liza, a 12-year old from Khabarovsk in Russia

Facing the economic crisis TOGETHER

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