The Gift of Israel (GOI) program enables Jewish students from Southern Maine to have an Israel experience as a meaningful part of the Jewish education. The Gift of Israel program is a unique partnership among families, temples and synagogues, and the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine (JCA). It is an effort to assist families in contributing funds toward an educational program in Israel for participating students, and is promoted by local congregations.
GIFT OF ISRAEL FAQs
Q: Who are the contributing partners?
A: Once families are signed on with the Gift of Israel program, and make their minimum annual contribution of $150, the JCA will contribute $150 per student, per year until the child enters the 10th grade. (The families must contribute their minimum contribution of $150). The maximum amount a student can receive from the JCA, if s/he participates in the program for the full length of time, grades 1 – 10, is $1500.
HOW TO ENROLL
Israel Travel Opportunities
The JCA has compiled a list of Israel travel opportunities. Please click the link below:
The JCA does not endorse a particular tour company or trip. It is each family's responsibility to throughly research potential trips to make sure they are the right fit for their child. The JCA bears no responsibility for any issues arising from a trip.