b'IsraelOUR NEW ISRAEL STRATEGY In the 2017 Portrait of Bay Area Jewish Life and Communities, only 11% of respondents ages 18-34 reported that they feel very attached to Israel, compared with 21-25% of respondents in older age groups. As a result, our new Israel strategy focuses not only on strengthening a democratic and shared society in Israel, but also on building a vibrant and diverse network of relationships among and between Bay Area Jews and Israelis that strengthens our connections to one another.Our GoalsInspire Bay Area Jewish teens & young adults to explore meaningful, authentic connections with IsraelFoster mutually enriching connections between Bay Area Jews and IsraelisPartner with Israels community leaders, organizations and philanthropists to build an equitable Israeli society based on mutual respect and solidarity among groups Our Planning and Implementation Process to Build Our New StrategyEvaluation of our grantmaking in IsraelFormation of a new Israel Strategy Task ForceImplementation of pilot programs to create new spaces for Israel discussion and learning among Bay Area Young AdultsCurrently in development: Plans for new grant opportunities in Bay Area Israel engagement and bridge building between Bay Area and Israeli communities, to be rolled out in FY20-21Our Coronavirus Response in IsraelDeployed $809,000 in COVID-19 Israel emergency grants from endowed funds created by legacy gifts (visit the Coronavirus Response section of this report for more information)Provided adaptive leadership training via our Israel team to 28 Israeli partner organizations to help them navigate challenges 17'