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Jookender Mission and Approach

Jookender Mission and Approach

Jookender supports, strengthens, and sustains Russian speaking Jewish communities in Greater Boston, New England, and the world.

Jookender Mission is:

  • To support 1st generation refugee community of Russian and Ukrainian-speaking families with children under 18 y.o.
  • To fight Antisemitism
  • To improve mental state of teenagers and teen-parent relationships
  • To keep and nurture cultural Jewish identity without a religious aspect of it
  • To promote equality and justice
  • To help Women and Girls to realize their potential and regain confidence in their abilities
  • To support the mental health of the community
  • To enrich education perspectives for the 1st generation refugee families
  • To build a strong, vibrant, and giving-back community

In a welcoming, non-judgmental environment, Jookender offers family-friendly programs and activities that help Russian speaking Jewish individuals and families find their place in the Boston Jewish community and beyond.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Jookender's programs and activities are led by professionally trained, knowledgeable, and multi-lingual staff who know, teach, and demonstrate Jewish values. Working directly with families, educators, and volunteers, Jookender sparks a love of Israel and Jewish Peoplehood by building family bonds and community bridges.

Contact us today and discover more!

Jookender is neither Religious nor Political. We're cultural and "by Birth"