Tyler, age 14, reading from his Braille Haggadah Rochelle, who lost her vision later in life, enjoys JBI Talking Books A young child named Lotem is able to see the printed page thanks to customized lenses created by the team at the JBI Low Vision Clinic in Tel Aviv

How JBI Uses Your Contribution Wisely

Table showing the breakdown of JBI Program expenditures
    Libraries and Library Development Services - 53%
  • Circulating library of more than 22,000 Audio, Braille and Large Print titles
  • Customized educational materials for students
  • Special publications and liturgical materials
  • Recording studio program
  • Web-based downloadable Braille
    North American Outreach and Library Recruitment - 27%
  • Reaching out to the blind, visually impaired, reading disabled and physically handicapped through schools, libraries, JCCs, senior centers, social service agencies, advertisements, etc.
  • Engaging blind and visually impaired subscribers through special JBI Talking Book Groups
  • Educating the community about JBI's free and unique services
    Israeli Assistance Program and Outreach to Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union - 10%
  • The JBI Low Vision Clinic and Mobile Screening Program (Tel-Aviv)
  • JBI sponsored recording studios at the Central Library for the Blind in Israel
  • Outreach to the visually impaired and distribution of Audio and Large Print foreign language materials throughout the FSU, Hungary and Romania
    JBI Periodicals Series and Educational and Cultural Programs - 10%
  • Audio concert, drama and lecture series
  • Popular magazines in audio format (e.g., selections from Jerusalem Report, Commentary, Moment, Tikkun, Hadassah)
  • JBI Voice and Jewish Braille Review - JBI's own monthly anthology of articles from a wide variety of publications, with distinct Russian and Spanish Language versions

For additional information, please see our most recent Annual Report or contact JBI.

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