A.H.A.V.A. promotes English Literacy in Israel, primarily in the Jerusalem area. They have after school classes teaching English for Hebrew and English speakers, teacher training seminars training teachers in our methodology, and they sponsor a Read-a-thons and Writing Contests and build libraries.
A.H.A.V.A. provides scholarships for families of a low socioeconomic level, because without a passing grade in the all-important English Matriculation Exams set by the government, children do not get their High School Diploma. Currently only about 55% of all Israeli students graduate High School.
ALEH believes that all individuals, regardless of the severity of their physical or cognitive disabilities, have the right to benefit from the best available care in order to reach their full potential.
ALEH is dedicated to offering them a comprehensive solution – including residential, medical, rehabilitative, educational and social services – in a dignified, warm and loving atmosphere that recognizes them as individuals with abilities, feelings and needs shared by all human beings.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer. Since our inception in 2005, ALSF has raised over $150 million to fund more than 800 cutting-edge childhood cancer research projects at 120 top hospital locations in the US and Canada.
Founded in 2002, ArtWorks, The Naomi Cohain Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the healthcare experience of pediatric patients through the arts. ArtWorks provides children and young adults starting from birth to age 24 facing chronic and life-limiting illnesses, and their families, access to creative and performing arts programs that serve as a vehicle for healing, communication, self-expression and personal development.
Bat Melech provides the only shelters in Israel for battered women from the religious community.
Each year, hundreds of women and children who are victims of domestic violence receive protection at Bat Melech’s shelters, together with full legal assistance, comprehensive psychological and social services, vocational training and economic support. Bat Melech offers a warm, supportive environment and religious atmosphere where these women and their children can feel at home during this stressful time. To date, Bat Melech has assisted over 5000 women and children, empowering them to break the cycle of violence and giving them the tools to begin new lives filled with dignity, productivity and self-respect.
Bnei Akiva is at the forefront of Religious Zionist education for youth, by youth. We have chapters across the United States, Canada, and the world over. Bnei Akiva school–year and summer educational programming takes participants and members from childhood through the college years.
Boys Town Jerusalem is one of Israel’s premier institutions for educating the country’s next generation of leaders in the fields of technology, commerce, education, the military and public service. Since its founding in 1948, BTJ has pursued its mission of turning young boys from limited backgrounds into young men with limitless futures. From Junior High through the College level, the three part curriculum at Boys Town – academic, technological and torah – is designed to turn otherwise disadvantaged Israeli youth into productive citizens of tomorrow. Boys Town’s 18 acre campus is a home away from home for its 900+ students. More than 7,000 graduates hold key positions throughout Israeli society.
For over a quarter of a century, we have remained committed to helping Jewish families in need throughout metropolitan Chicago by providing immediate assistance. With over 40 programs and services, including a food pantry, eviction prevention, emergency loans, and job placement, we provide vital assistance to over 4,000 individuals a year.
Children’s Aid and Family Services preserves, protects and, when needed, provides vulnerable children and families.
CLICK is a pioneering model of social entrepreneurship for the third age in Israel that improves the quality of life of retirees via the development of social, cultural and vocational initiatives
“SAVI” Social Business Enterprise – An Entrepreneurial Vocation Center that employs elderly in a variety of occupational options in a workshop that creates craft kits and gifts for sale. The enterprise provides dignified employment for the aged and improves their socio-economic situation.
“Hod” Leisure Center – A unique afternoon and evening center for the 60 + age group with at least 10 multi-disciplinary community services operated by seniors including lectures, workshops, sports, cultural, educational and art activities
Community Centers –Vital services that maintain active independent living such as a nursing service, hairdresser, catered hot meals, washing service, social work counseling, social, cultural and educational activities
Holocaust Survivors – A social community center as well as financial support.
Virtual Technology Center – Prevents social isolation among senior homebound who suffer from situational loneliness following a stressful change in life by linking them to a virtual network via an internet conferencing service enabling two-way communication.
Click le Vatik at Home- Integrating volunteers into the homes of housebound seniors, once a week