Philanthropy for intensive, immersive Jewish education in Washington State and initiatives in the State of Israel

OUR VISION AND MISSION
IN WASHINGTON STATE AND ISRAEL

VISION

The Samis Foundation envisions a world where the preservation and continuity of Judaism and the State of Israel are secured, a vibrant, healthy Washington State Jewish community flourishes, and the educated Jew is thriving.

MISSION

The Samis Foundation supports access for Jewish youth in Washington State to high-quality intensive and immersive Jewish educational experiences and fulfills Samuel Israel’s philanthropic goals of supporting the State of Israel and worldwide disaster relief.

READ THE 2021-2025 SAMIS FOUNDATION STRATEGIC PLAN FOR PHILANTHROPY | EXPLORE THE SAMIS STRATEGIC PLAN BOOKLET

STRATEGIC PLAN FOR PHILANTHROPY:
2021-2025 I 5 YEAR PLAN

GOAL 1

JEWISH DAY SCHOOL EDUCATION

Promote the sustainability, vitality, and growth of Seattle Jewish day school education

GOAL 2

EXPERIENTIAL JEWISH EDUCATION

Increase accessibility and participation in high-quality experiential Jewish education for Jewish youth in Washington State

GOAL 3

PERIPHERIES OF ISRAELI SOCIETY

Improve lives for targeted populations on the peripheries of Israeli society

GOAL 4

ISRAELI WILDLIFE & ARCHAEOLOGY

Preserve and develop Israel’s wildlife and archaeological riches and support opportunities to make these resources available to the general public

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.” — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN