SAJAC Mission Statement

SAJAC stands for ‘South African Jewish American Community’

The specific purpose of our organization is:

  • To assist all South African Jews to integrate into the American Jewish Community
  • To welcome South African Jews to the community
  • To provide friendly relations and understanding amongst Jews of all countries
  • To identify those in need and connect them with the resources and assistance and service agencies, including out Gemilut Chesed Fund (Helping Hand)
  • To create a sense of identity by strengthening the bond of Judaism
  • To create a form of communication

Through SAJAC, people of similar backgrounds can identify with one another while trying to establish themselves in a new environment. They can experience the warmth and friendship of a familiar group while making the connection and integrating into the Jewish American Community.