Founded in 1972, the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center (FJC) has provided a home for Conservative Judaism in Israel for half a century.
See where it all began, check out FJC’s rich history of strengthening Jewish communities around the world.
Take a look at the past 50 years of FJC
Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center Campus, 1972
In 1972, buildings in the center of Jerusalem at the corner of Agron and Keren HaYesod were presented to the United Synagogue of America (USCJ) which became the FJC campus.
Plans for FJC
From Left to Right: Rabbi Dr. Pesach Schindler, Yizhak Jacobsen, and Rabbi Moses Tottenhaur
Presentation of the plans for the Center for Ezer Weizman
Present from Right to Left: Rabbi Dr. Pesach Schindler, Rabbi Jerome Epstein, Alan Tichnor, Elyssia Wolnek, Steve Wolnek, Frank Kreutzer, President Ezer Weizman, and Alan Ades
Construction of the Agron Guest House
From Right to Left: Rabbi Jim Lebeau, Yizhak Jacobsen, Steve Wolnik, Rabbi Jerome Epstein
First Nativ Youth Group to Israel
Since 1980, Jewish young adults have been coming to FJC for the Nativ Gap Year program in Israel where they study, volunteer, and explore.
Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center Plans
Yitz Jacobsen presents the expansion plans for the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center
Signing of the agreement with the Israeli Guest House Association (ANA)
Uri Dagul, Eliezer Shmuel, Rabbi Jim Lebeau ,and Yitzhak Jacobsen
Construction of "Building C"
Dining Hall in Building C during construction
Jacob and Shirley Fuchsberg
FJC is named in honor of Shirley and Jacob Fuchsberg, Z”L”, who were commited to supporting Conservative Judaism in Israel.
Oded Educational Program
David Keren lecturing Oded participants at the FJC Beit Midrash