In September 2015, the Reuben Foundation were Sole Sponsors of the UJIA Annual Dinner, held at Grosvenor House in London, and attended by over 800 guests.
Due to the Reuben Foundation’s support, the event raised c. £3.5 million for UJIA’s vital programmes and projects in the UK and Israel.
Guest speaker David Horovitz, the founding editor of the Times of Israel website, and former Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Post, praised UJIA for its ‘incredibly important work in developing the Galilee, in fostering centres of excellence in Israel’s north, and backing Birthright and other programmes in Israel that energise young British Jews”.
UJIA is a charity established to changes lives by investing in young people in Israel and in the Jewish community. In Israel they are creating new educational and employment opportunities through schools, colleges and community projects. In the UK, UJIA underpin the crucial ladder of Jewish and Israel engagement, by supporting youth movements and organisations, schools and educational programmes.