Neil Kadisha is an active member of the Jewish philanthropy community. As such, he serves on the Board of Directors of several non-profit charitable organizations. Much of his focus in this world is: community and its future, youth development and caring for the elderly.
Kadisha co-founded (with Izak Nazarian) the Citizens Empowerment Center in Israel (CECI), a non-profit, non-partisan organization which seeks to “help pave the way for a more stable and democratic Israeli society by empowering citizens through education.” To do this, it runs programs which seek to educate participants on: civic involvement, democracy, and leadership.
Over the years, due to his dedication to Kadisha has also been honored over the years by various foundations. These include: The Jewish Federation (where he has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1993 and executive committee member for 10 years), the LA Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, American Joint Distribution Committee, World’s President’s Organization and Phoenix House.