Historically, the Wohl Legacy has given grants to fund the construction and renovation of Jewish educational institutions in Israel and the UK.

Over time, while recognising that infrastructure is important, we have broadened our focus to include system-wide curriculum and programme – as well as professional development, within Jewish education.

Our grants are awarded to projects which increase the impact of Jewish schools, in turn securing and strengthening Jewish communities across the UK and Europe.


The Wohl Synagogue JFS London
Maurice believed in building religious institutions and promoting Jewish education in Israel and at home. The JFS Wohl Synagogue opened in 2002, when the London Secondary school relocated

One who is concerned about days will plant wheat. One who is concerned about years will plant trees. But one who is concerned about the generations of the future, will educate children

Janusz Korczak