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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.