In Israel, the Jewish public school system is divided between State (secular-public), State-religious (Orthodox), and Haredi (ultra-religious) systems.
We have benefited tremendously by having Ofer Lichtig, our Community Representative in Israel, provide us with first hand reporting about the programs we fund.
KU Hillel’s European Leadership Mission has an impact on KU Hillel’s Jewish student leadership, the KU Jewish community, and the Kansas City Federation’s Bulgaria/Romania relationship.
Net@ Ramle addresses a critical need for quality technology instruction, volunteer opportunities, and coexistence programming among the city’s 14- to 18-year-olds.
According to a recent report published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Israel has the second highest poverty rate among OECD countries with one in every four residents living below the poverty line; more than twice the average of Western countries.
Enduring decades of oppression, the remarkable transformation of Jewish life in Bucharest is nothing short a miracle.