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Within four kilometers of Israel’s northern border with Lebanon, the village of Hurfeish is home to a mix of Israeli Druze and Christians. The Druze minority are exceptionally loyal to Israel and consider it a great honor to serve in the...
Zooms and online teaching are par-for-the-course these days, but how can a teacher educate online without the proper tools? Recently, the ICEJ responded to a request to supply teaching equipment to a Druze school in the Israeli town of Usifiya,...
As Israel marked ‘Yom HaShoah’ this week, its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, several Israeli media published or broadcast feature stories on the ICEJ’s Home for Holocaust Survivors in Haifa. The Israeli daily Ha’aretz...
As a group of ICEJ staff recently gathered around tables piled high with neatly-stacked boxes of food, they rolled up their sleeves and in no time formed a production line to pack the items into 164 care packages earmarked as gifts for needy Israeli...
It is a beautiful day, the sun is shining, and the birds are tweeting, but for many Israeli families struck by the harsh economic challenges of the coronavirus, the sky may seem a little duller. As the countdown to Passover begins, many of these...
Reflecting on this week before Passover, the ICEJ AID team has been hard at work to accomplish a very tall order! Sunday saw deliveries of boxes with holiday supplies arriving at the ICEJ headquarters in Jerusalem. The boxes were soon emptied as...
The journey from slavery to freedom is commemorated each year during Passover, or Pessach. This is the most important festival on the Jewish calendar. Usually, families and friends gather on the eve of the holiday to enjoy a special Seder meal...
Passover is the most important festival on the Jewish calendar. Usually, families and friends gather on the eve of this biblical holiday to enjoy a special Seder meal together, while recounting the story of how Moses led the children of Israel out...
As Israel slowly emerges out from its third major corona lockdown and school bells ring once again for classes to re-open this week, the city of Ashkelon’s security chief together with parents and the youth who attend the Ashkelon High School...
What is the ‘horizon’? Could it be a dream that seems so far off in the distance, that no matter how hard one tries it feels unattainable? Or perhaps the life one aspires to live, yet it seems impossible? For many Israeli youth, they...

 

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