Chesed Bursary Fund
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Monday 18th November 2013

We believe no child should miss out on the opportunity to forge a lifelong Jewish connection. That’s why we have created the US Chesed Bursary Fund.

The role of the Chesed Bursary Fund is simple. We don't want any child to miss out on a Tribe programme simply because his or her parents can't afford the cost. Costs are kept to a minimum, of course, but it is a fact that not all families can pay all, or even part, of the price. Applications to the Bursary Fund are received in confidence.

Tribe programmes, particularly Israel Tour, have a huge impact on our teenagers and provides a unique opportunity for young Jews to socialise and embrace their Jewish identity with pride.  During the summer, Tribe also run residential camps for our younger members which are based across a number of US Communities. All Tribe programmes offer an array of exciting and inspiring activities in a safe Jewish environment.

Each year we have a large number of bursary applications from people who really need our help in keeping their connection to the Jewish community. The US Chesed Bursary Fund enables us to reach out to young Jews, whatever their economic circumstances, giving them positive experiences.

Applying for a Bursary:

If you would like to apply for a bursary please email us at and we will deal with your application in confidence.

Donations to the US Chesed Bursary Fund: We are always looking for donations to the Chesed Bursary Fund which will enable us to help even more people.  If you are considering making a donation to the US Chesed Bursary Fund, please contact us on 020 8343 5688, or click on 'donate' on the right hand side . Thank you. 

Gaby Morris – Chair, US Chesed Bursary Fund
Michelle Minksy – Head of US Chesed  

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