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Increasing awareness, pride and exposure of Jewish history and culture

The Foundation works closely with charities and initiatives that promote and support Jewish communities, to keep Jewish history alive and counter antisemitism through education, at this time of increased nationalism around the world.

Colel Chabad

Colel Chabad Blavatnik food bank

Beneficiaries

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Birthright Israel Foundation

www.birthrightisrael.foundation

Birthright Israel Foundation

For the past two decades, the Foundation has contributed to the Birthright Israel Foundation, created to give Jewish young adults a life-changing trip to Israel to learn more about their culture.

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The Blavatnik Archive exhibit, "Idealizing Zion", at the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History

The Foundation is an active supporter of the Center for Jewish History, home to the world’s largest collection of Jewish history outside of Israel. Foundation funding has supported ongoing preservation, digitization, and archival processing of the collections held by the Center’s five in-house partners – the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

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www.colelchabad.org

Colel Chabad

Over the years, the Foundation has given lasting support to Colel Chabad, the oldest operating charitable organization in Israel providing life preserving assistance to people in Israel regardless of gender, age, marital status, ethnicity, or religious observance. The Foundation's support helps to provide a home for individuals with multiple sclerosis, as well as food for families with special needs, medical and dental care, day care centers, and orphanages. Colel Chabad’s Blavatnik Absorption Center in Jerusalem provides a full range of services to Russian speaking immigrants, offering job counselling, senior programs, and other programs to help immigrants integrate with their new culture. In addition, Colel Chabad’s Larissa Blavatnik Network of Daycare Centers provides daycare services for children in low-income households in multiple cities and towns throughout the country.

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Israel Swimming Association

www.isrswimming.com

Israel Swimming Association

The Foundation supports the Israel Swimming Association. The initiative is spearheaded by Alex Blavatnik, Vice Chairman of Access Industries, who serves as the Honorary President of the Israel Swimming Association.

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JW3

www.jw3.org.uk

JW3 Jewish Community Centre

As part of its very substantial work to promote and enhance Jewish causes, the Foundation has long been a supporter of JW3, the thriving center in north London which reaches out to both Jewish and non-Jewish communities, with a vibrant range of initiatives covering Jewish arts, culture, family programming, social action, and learning.

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Middlebury College School of Hebrew

www.middlebury.edu/language-schools/languages/hebrew

Middlebury College School of Hebrew

The Foundation provided funds to help create the School of Hebrew at Middlebury and further the school’s mission to develop a pipeline of highly competent teachers and practitioners of Hebrew at all levels of teaching. The Foundation has also established the Blavatnik Family Fund for Russian and Israeli Studies at Middlebury providing scholarship money to students in those fields.

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The National Library of Israel

www.nli.org.il

The National Library of Israel

Founded in 1892, the National Library aims to collect, nurture and instill the treasures of knowledge, heritage and culture of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.

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USC Shoah Foundation

www.sfi.usc.edu

USC Shoah Foundation

The Foundation has been a long-time supporter of the USC Shoah Foundation and its work to preserve the stories, memories, and personalities of Holocaust survivors.

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92NY

www.92ny.org

92NY

The Foundation is a long-time supporter of 92NY, a world-class cultural and community center where people connect through culture, arts, entertainment, and conversation.

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Birthright Israel Foundation

www.birthrightisrael.foundation

Birthright Israel Foundation

For the past two decades, the Foundation has contributed to the Birthright Israel Foundation, created to give Jewish young adults a life-changing trip to Israel to learn more about their culture.

More Information
_MG_6504b hi-res

The Blavatnik Archive exhibit, "Idealizing Zion", at the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History

The Foundation is an active supporter of the Center for Jewish History, home to the world’s largest collection of Jewish history outside of Israel. Foundation funding has supported ongoing preservation, digitization, and archival processing of the collections held by the Center’s five in-house partners – the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

More Information
Food-Boxes-Delivery.jpg

www.colelchabad.org

Colel Chabad

Over the years, the Foundation has given lasting support to Colel Chabad, the oldest operating charitable organization in Israel providing life preserving assistance to people in Israel regardless of gender, age, marital status, ethnicity, or religious observance. The Foundation's support helps to provide a home for individuals with multiple sclerosis, as well as food for families with special needs, medical and dental care, day care centers, and orphanages. Colel Chabad’s Blavatnik Absorption Center in Jerusalem provides a full range of services to Russian speaking immigrants, offering job counselling, senior programs, and other programs to help immigrants integrate with their new culture. In addition, Colel Chabad’s Larissa Blavatnik Network of Daycare Centers provides daycare services for children in low-income households in multiple cities and towns throughout the country.

More Information
Israel Swimming Association

www.isrswimming.com

Israel Swimming Association

The Foundation supports the Israel Swimming Association. The initiative is spearheaded by Alex Blavatnik, Vice Chairman of Access Industries, who serves as the Honorary President of the Israel Swimming Association.

More Information
JW3

www.jw3.org.uk

JW3 Jewish Community Centre

As part of its very substantial work to promote and enhance Jewish causes, the Foundation has long been a supporter of JW3, the thriving center in north London which reaches out to both Jewish and non-Jewish communities, with a vibrant range of initiatives covering Jewish arts, culture, family programming, social action, and learning.

More Information
Middlebury College School of Hebrew

www.middlebury.edu/language-schools/languages/hebrew

Middlebury College School of Hebrew

The Foundation provided funds to help create the School of Hebrew at Middlebury and further the school’s mission to develop a pipeline of highly competent teachers and practitioners of Hebrew at all levels of teaching. The Foundation has also established the Blavatnik Family Fund for Russian and Israeli Studies at Middlebury providing scholarship money to students in those fields.

More Information
The National Library of Israel

www.nli.org.il

The National Library of Israel

Founded in 1892, the National Library aims to collect, nurture and instill the treasures of knowledge, heritage and culture of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.

More Information
USC Shoah Foundation

www.sfi.usc.edu

USC Shoah Foundation

The Foundation has been a long-time supporter of the USC Shoah Foundation and its work to preserve the stories, memories, and personalities of Holocaust survivors.

More Information
92NY

www.92ny.org

92NY

The Foundation is a long-time supporter of 92NY, a world-class cultural and community center where people connect through culture, arts, entertainment, and conversation.

More Information

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