Acts of kindness never die

...They linger in the memory, giving life to other acts in return.”

                                                                                                                                  -Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

About The Birmingham Jewish Foundation 

The Birmingham Jewish Foundation has partnered with our donors to strengthen our community and to improve the lives of Jews at home, in Israel and throughout the world. The Birmingham Jewish Foundation maintains funds to plan for the future of our community and region, with income being used to meet pressing needs today. The Birmingham Jewish Foundation is a supporting foundation of The Birmingham Jewish Federation, partnering with them to support endeavors that enrich Jewish life, support Israel, help all people in need, and build a better Birmingham. 

You can create a LEGACY that will live forever for: Birmingham Jewish Federation, Collat Jewish Family Services, Levite Jewish Community Center, N.E. Miles Jewish Day School, Knesseth Israel Synagogue, Temple B’nai Sholom, Huntsville, AL Camp Dream Street, MS and…Israel and Jewish causes at home and throughout the world.


Many of our grants are allocated to the betterment of our own communities through many local programs within and around the Birmingham Community.


The Jewish connection to Israel is rooted in 5000 years of history. Support for the current and future well-being of the Jewish people of Israel is essential.


With an abundance of opportunities to impact lives worldwide, the Foundation takes pride in funding the needs of Jews in their communities around the world.



Outright gifts are a popular means by which you can contribute to The Birmingham Jewish Foundation.
Every dollar is carefully placed. Browse through each of our partners links below for samples of how your dollars count. 

The Torah begins and ends with acts of caring, loving kindness.

Our Valued Partners

Strengthening the Jewish Community, Local Community, Israel and the World. 
We are fortunate to be affiliated with 9 amazing partners. Click the arrows below to scroll through each individual partner then click on the organization name for additional information.


Dream Street is a five day, four night camping program for children with physical disabilities. It's mission is that all children, regardless of their abilities, must be offered the chance to have fun, to make new friends, to achieve, to be accepted for who and what they are, and to learn from the challenges of group life. The camp is held on the grounds of URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, MS and is sponsored by NFTY’s Southern Region.


Funds that meet your needs. The Birmingham Jewish Foundation will help you create a fund that meets your needs and fulfills your charitable objectives.
All funds created in the Foundation will bear your family name or another name in perpetuity.
Let us help you create your legacy.


The Birmingham Jewish Foundation in conjuction with so many other local and global organizations are making a remarkable impact on so many. Watch how we show off how we are changing the world.


"What a blessing for our community to witness the 36th anniversary of the Birmingham Jewish Foundation...created for all of us to enjoy a multitude of enriching opportunities today while saving for our collective hopes and dreams into the future."

- Amy Saag -

2010-2013 President


"Caring and sharing is the essence of tzedakah and The Birmingham Jewish Foundation gives us the opportunity to participate in this Mitzvah."

- Micky Rubenstein -

1996-1999 President


"We are continually writing our epitaphs, and the best way to show the next generation what is truly important to us, is by leaving funds in the Foundation to promote those values."

- Suzanne Bearman -

2004-2006 President


The Birmingham Jewish Foundation would love to hear from you! Let us know how we can partner with you on your investment in the future of our community, Israel and the world.


PO BOX 130219

Birmingham, AL 35213

Phone: 205-879-0416

Fax: 205-803-1526

Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-5pm

Friday, 8:30am-4pm

Saturday & Sunday closed


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