Pardes North America Awarded Charity Navigator’s Top Rating

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America is pleased to announce that it has attained a 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

“We are proud to announce that your organization has earned a 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness. Approximately only a quarter of rated charities have achieved this distinction!” (Charity Navigator Award Letter, February 1, 2018)

“The financial health of Pardes in Jerusalem is deeply tied to the financial health of Pardes in North America,” said Joshua Chadajo, Executive Director, North America. “We are very proud that our professional staff and lay leaders here partner seamlessly with our colleagues and friends in Jerusalem to ensure the most responsible and efficient use of the funds so generously donated to us each year.”