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