The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

Grantee Spotlights

Honeymoon Israel: 20 couples, 1 incredible trip, a million memories

Honeymoon Israel is more than just a romantic trip to Israel. Read our story about a nice Jewish girl who meets a nice Muslim boy. They get married, and they decide to visit Israel with a group of other interfaith couples. We chatted with Jamie Schenk and Mohammed Nagda to hear details of their courtship, the families, and their memorable trip.

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JUMA: It starts with a job

Have you ever ordered a drink or a snack from your seat at the ballpark? Chances are good that your order was delivered with a smile by a Juma team member. Read our story about who these young people are and how Juma helps them gain job experience and self-confidence.

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Guided by Jewish values, the Koret Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for all who live in the Bay Area and to ensuring the vitality of the global Jewish community. We champion community leaders and institutions that can do the greatest good for the most people.  

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Updates

IsraAID CEO Yotam Polizer wins Charles Bronfman Prize
Jan 2023 | Grantee in the News

IsraAID CEO Yotam Polizer wins Charles Bronfman Prize

Yotam Polizer, the CEO of Israel’s leading humanitarian aid organization, IsraAID, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize. The annual award is presented to a humanitarian whose work, informed by Jewish values, has significantly impacted the world.

Come join our team!
Jan 2023 | Foundation News

Come join our team!

We are hiring a Digital Communications Officer. The Digital Communications Officer will build and steward the Foundation’s comprehensive communications efforts. Our work strives to highlight our grantmaking; encourage engagement with the work of our grantees; and promote the Foundation’s thoughts and ideas related to its mission and priorities.

Construction is underway for Rodef Sholom’s new <i>Sacred Space</i>
Jan 2023 | Grantee in the News

Construction is underway for Rodef Sholom’s new Sacred Space

Despite the recent heavy rains and flooding in the Bay Area, the Sacred Space now has first floor walls and second floor steel. Rodef Sholom anticipates a certificate of occupancy for December 2023.