Jewish Aid Australia (JAA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to pursuing social justice for disadvantaged communities in Australia and overseas. Jewish values urge us to question injustice, act, and take collective responsibility. JAA sparks and sustains social change by channelling the unlimited passion and potential of Jewish change-makers into action for a more just world. Volunteering with JAA is an avenue for Jews, who are passionate about community and international development, to work through a Jewish organisation.
We have a vision
Jewish Australians actively pursuing social justice for all.
We have a mission
Effecting positive social change by:
- Educating the Jewish community about global issues and how to make a difference
- Empowering vulnerable communities in Australia
- Empowering vulnerable communities overseas
We embody Jewish values
Through our work, JAA realises the Jewish values of chessed (Kindness), tzedek (Justice) and tikkun olam (Repairing the World). We hope to inspire the Australian Jewish community to fulfill these obligations in their everyday lives.
We are unique
We aim to be the first port of call for any Jew who wants to donate time, money or skills towards improving our world.
Our goal is to mobilise the Jewish community’s resources and networks towards empowering vulnerable communities.Jewish Aid Australia (ABN: 87 065 814 271) is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient.