Non-profit organizations are regulated by the Israeli Corporations Authority located in the Ministry of Justice. A registered organization (Amuta in Hebrew) has to submit a yearly report to the Registrar of Amutot. These reports can be viewed at GuideStar web site that is an online source of information on non-profit organizations.
Most of the associations listed in these pages are learned societies that represent an association of academics who specialize in a specific discipline. Activities of a learned society include organization of an annual conference for the presentation of scholarly research, distribution of periodic newsletters and publication of an academic journal.