How the Jerusalem Press Club is enhancing world news and broadening public knowledge about the realities of Israel.
The creation of the State of Israel in 1948 was a profound event in world and Jewish history. Since then, Israelis have made enormous strides in building a vibrant, strong and just society. The Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Israel Program is committed to contributing to the continued development and security of Israel, both for the country's benefit and for humanity in general. Since the Israel Program began in 2010, the Trust has committed over $115 million dollars to projects and organizations in Israel.
The Trust’s grantmaking in Israel invests in the country’s leading institutions and critical initiatives toward the goal of strengthening Israel as a successful, secure and vital nation. The Trust’s primary funding areas for the Israel Program are: