JOIN Israel services at-risk youth, families and elderly in crisis across Israeli populations. The organization taps unused resources and enlists partners in a unique model of collaboration. We JOIN together government agencies, communities and nonprofits in a synergistic partnership to solve intolerable situations facing Israelis today.

In the United States, JOIN Israel finds and gives a platform to likeminded individuals to join together and rescue Israelis in crisis. We host parlor meetings, regional fundraisers and a have a growing Young Leadership Chapter.

JOIN Israel was established in 1992 as a 501(c)3 non-profit by Stephen Bisk. It was started to offer social services and educational solutions for immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union.

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JOIN Israel earned a 2022 Gold Seal by GuideStar by Candid. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Visit our profile to find in-depth information about our goals, financial reports, capabilities, and progress.

Winter Newsletter

By admin | January 16, 2023

Winter Newsletter

By admin | December 14, 2021

• 2021 Year in Review
• 2022 Lifeline Challenge
• JOIN Educational Incubator
• New Young Leadership Board
• JOIN Updates: Couples Get-Away, Bolster Education, JOIN Literacy & Women’s Retreat
• and SO much more!

Counselors providing support in Sderot, Israel’s “bomb-shelter capital”

By admin | May 18, 2021

Article by Kate Hertz Located approximately one mile outside of Gaza, Sderot has become known as the “bomb-shelter capital” with everything from bus stops to playgrounds doubling as bomb-shelters to protect residents from Qassam rockets. Alarms sound 15 seconds before a rocket hits the city, forcing people to live in constant fear of needing to…

Winter Newsletter

By admin | December 24, 2020

Learn about JOIN’s COVID-19 multi-emergency response, 2020 hindsight’s of JOIN Israel-USA, new projects, Our Own Way-bolstering at-risk youth, a grateful acknowledgment of contributions from 2020 and more.

March 2020 Newsletter

By admin | March 23, 2020

Best Big Brother in Today’s Difficult Circumstances Even under normal circumstances, life is not easy for the 40 youth of JOIN’s Big Brother program in the southern city of Ofakim. Coming from very poor, mostly dysfunctional or emotionally absent Russian-immigrant families, home is not the warm and cozy, supportive and encouraging, positive and secure environment where…

Winter 2019 Newsletter

By admin | March 23, 2020

JOIN’s Solutions Advocacy program is unique – and indispensable. For families suffering the most convoluted legal and financial situations, unable to afford the best law firms, there is nowhere else.