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American Jewish World Service, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The organization is inspired by Judaism's commitment to justice and works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.


Established in 1985 in NY - AJWS was established in Boston on May 1, 1985 when Larry Phillips and Larry Simon, together with a group of rabbis, Jewish communal leaders, activists, businesspeople, scholars and others came together to create the first American Jewish organization dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among people across the globe


American Jewish World Service, Inc.

Public charity, Donor-advised fund




45 W 36th St New York City, NY United States 10018

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