The Jewish Community of Kansai survives due to the generosity of donations from outside our own borders.
We welcome tsedakkah in all shapes and forms.
Donations can be mailed or brought directly to the synagogue:
The Jewish Community of Kansai
Kansai Yudaya Kyoudan
Within Japan we recommend sending payment by
1) genkin kakitome. cash registered mail.
Just pick up the envelope at the post office and write the address in English.
2) postal transfer (Japanese "yubin furikomi"). Account number 00900-8-189531; Account name Kansai Yudaya Kyodan： 関西ユダヤ教団 ("Kansai" and "Kyodan" are in kanji [Chinese characters]; "Yudaya" in katakana). Pre-printed forms are available at the entrance to the synagoguePick up a copy of the form just inside the entrance to Ohel Shelomoh. If you happen to have a postal savings account of your own, you can transfer yen from it to the JCK account at no cost. This can even be done over the Internet.
From outside of Japan: wire transfers can be made directly to the JCC in Kobe as follows:
Bank Name: Citibank
Kobe branch; branch code #735
Multi-Money Account: 958-18057
Account Name: Jewish Community of Kansai
SWIFT Code: CITIJPJT
Chuo-ku, Kobe, 651-0087
Tel.: (+81) -078-651-0087
Tax Deductible Donations:
Donations can also be made by check to our overseas financial director. For information on making donations within North America, including eligibility for tax exemption, please contact:
S. David Moche CPA
525 East 89 Street, 1K,
New York, N.Y. 10128
Mobile: 1- 917-331-2567