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4. 2008 Budget

A.      It is hereby resolved to increase the framework of the operating budget for unrestricted activities of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008, so that the current aggregate amount of $314.76M is increased by $590K as detailed herein below:

 

1.       In the amount of $340K for the expansion of programs financed by fee for services:

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

2008
Budget Changes

Source:

 

 

Fee for services

340

    Total

340

 

 

Applications:

 

 

Formative Year in Israel

162

 

ERDS - Training for Formal/Informal Educators MACHON

149

 

FSU Heftzibah

29

    Total

340

 

 

Grand Total

-

 

2.       In the amount of $250K to finance new budgetary commitment to the Heftzibah program in ORT schools in the FSU. This increase was made in parallel to the IFCJ's 2008 commitment of $15M to the core budget, as follows:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

2008
Budget Changes

Source:

 

 

Shortfall to be covered

250

 

 Total

250

 

 

 

Applications:

 

 

FSU Heftzibah

250

     Total

250

 

 

Grand Total

-

 

B.      The Board notes that the Executive has resolved to make income budget transfers, as detailed herein below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2008
Budget Changes

Income:

 

 

Shortfall in core income to be raised

-15,000

 

International fellowship

15,000

Grand Total

-

 

C.      The Board notes that the Executive has resolved to utilize a portion of the $5.14M inflation reserve , as detailed herein below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

Program

2008
Budget Changes

Sources:

 

 

Inflation Reserve

-1,358

 

Total

-1,358

 

 

 

Applications:

 

 

Emissaries salary increases according to the inter-ministerial committee resolution

327

 

FSU local employees' salary inflation

120

 

Security  in absorption centers – increase in tariff costs with security companies

325

 

Rent in Buenos Aires

42

 

FSU inflation to infrastructure costs

304

 

Depreciation

240

 

Total

1,358

 

 

 

Grand Total

-

 

 

D.      The Board notes that the Executive has resolved to implement the $2,000K overhead reduction, approved by the Board of Governors in October 2007, as detailed herein below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2008
Budget Changes

 

Overhead Reduction to be Implemented

2,000

 

Immigration and Absorption Department

756-

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department

589-

 

Israel Department

194-

 

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational Activities

14-

 

Executive Offices

48-

 

Support Units

399-

 

 

 

 

Total

-

 

 

E.       The Board notes that the Executive has resolved to make additional budget transfers at the joint request of the Operational Departments and the Finance Department, as detailed herein below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

Program

2008
Budget Changes

Immigration and Absorption Department:

 

Rescue, basic assistance and Promoting Aliyah

Aliyah Activities

205

Marketing & Raising Awareness

-258

Customer Support

-99

Aliyah Shlichim

165

Marketing of Youth Programs

-5

Aliyah of Choice –Overseas*

-1,000

Total

-992

Help for Olim-in–need

Absorption Centers

1,143

Social ,Cultural & Enrichment Activities

-17

Educational Programs

-85

Other Programs

-1,049

Aliyah of Choice –Israel*

1,000

Total

992

Grand Total

 

-

 

 

* Pending on Immigration & Absorption committee's approval

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

Program

 

2008
Budget Changes

Jewish Zionist Education Department:

 

Rescue, basic assistance

FSU - Ulpanim

-27

Total

-27

ERDS - Senior Educators

-14

ERDS - Training for Formal/Informal Educators

-11

ERDS - Zionist Seminars

-10

JEI - Formative Year in Israel

26

FSU - HEFTZIBA

-17

FSU - Higher Education

-39

FSU - Jewish Identity

-86

FSU - Youth & Students Activities

210

Sunday School

-80

Beit Agnon - Youth & Students Activities

-25

Programs with FSU Émigrés

144

FSU - Youth Activities

-299

Education Activities in the World

56

Student Activities

-24

Educational Tech bridge

148

R & D - Hebrew Language Study

-172

Other Educators

-104

Other FSU

158

Young Leaderships Development

-33

Total

-172

Mutual connection and leadership

ERDS - Training for Formal/Informal Educators MACHON

-155

Total

-155

Representatives & infrastructure

Departmental representatives & infrastructure

404

Total

404

Departmental Management

Departmental Management

-50

Total

-50

Grand Total

 

-

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

Program

2008
Budget Changes

Israel Department:

 

Jewish peoplehood and identity of young Israelis

Religious Streams

 

100

Scholarships - Management

-50

Total

50

Invest in opportunities for children and youth

Young Communities

-511

Youth Futures

90

Total

-421

Shape the future of Israel together

Partnership 2000

-90

Total

-90

Priority regions

Young Communities

511

Scholarships

50

Total

561

Grand Total

 

100

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

2008 Budget Changes

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational Activities & Support Units

 

Management

Worldwide Regional Management

110

Youth hostels and other depreciation

-110

Frozen Budget

-100

Total

-100

Grand Total

-100

 

 


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