OUR VISION AND MISSION
IN WASHINGTON STATE AND ISRAEL
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.
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.
JEWISH DAY SCHOOL EDUCATION
Promote the sustainability, vitality, and growth of Seattle Jewish day school education
EXPERIENTIAL JEWISH EDUCATION
Increase accessibility and participation in high-quality experiential Jewish education for Jewish youth in Washington State
PERIPHERIES OF ISRAELI SOCIETY
Improve lives for targeted populations on the peripheries of Israeli society
ISRAELI WILDLIFE & ARCHAEOLOGY
Preserve and develop Israel’s wildlife and archaeological riches and support opportunities to make these resources available to the general public