What is the Afikim Foundation
The Afikim Foundation, founded in 2002 by Rabbi Raphael B. Butler, is an innovative incubator and implementer of Jewish educational, cultural and values-oriented programs that span the globe and has distinguished itself as a resource of creativity and content for Jewish communities worldwide.
The Afikim Foundation provides:
- Creative Jewish educational and cultural initiatives worldwide.
- An array of educational websites for all ages, including a cutting-edge, interactive site with web conferencing technology.
- Curriculum materials and resources for Hebrew Schools, Bnei Mitzvah and Jewish after-school Programs.
- A Healthy Lifestyles Program for Jewish middle schools.
- Holocaust educational Exhibits, materials, resources and programming.
- Community-wide endeavors including film festivals, art exhibits, walks, and Mitzvah projects.
- Publication of an array of educational and inspiring books, pamphlets and posters.
- Assistance in establishing, staffing and programming for communal outreach and campus organizations.
- Informational materials for a variety of government agencies.
- Financial assistance to various individuals and families in need.
- Consulting to individuals in the philanthropic community who seek guidance in fulfilling their communal priorities.