A new Joint-TEVET pilot program, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services, will help train workers returning to their jobs after layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to encourage reintegration into the workforce and adapt both businesses and employees to changes in the labor market. The project […]
Half of older adults in Israel are experiencing increasing frailty, a third report functional impairment, 20% report economic decline, and 47% are in a poor mental state.
The Coronavirus outbreak in Israel has led to a complex health, social and economic crisis that affects the daily lives of all of us. But new self-help initiatives are enabling communities to function—and succeed—both in times of routine and emergency. The “Thriving Communities” initiative seeks to empower communities in ways that reach national impact.
“States Parties shall ensure effective access to justice for persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others, including through the provision of procedural and age-appropriate accommodations, in order to facilitate their effective role as direct and indirect participants, including as witnesses, in all legal proceedings, including at investigative and other preliminary stages.” (“Access […]
The second phase of the New Joint Government-Philanthropy NGO Relief Fund is underway! Social sector organizations are invited to apply for support. The fund provides financial aid to help eligible social organizations survive and continue their work during and after the Coronavirus crisis. In the first phase, approximately NIS 16 million ($4.8 million) was distributed […]
The 20 graduates aged 45 and over—selected from dozens of candidates—will integrate into the industry equipped with high-level skills
The fair is being held this year in a special digital edition Despite the hardships brought on by the coronavirus, the show must go on! The Fresh Paint Art Fair 2020 is taking place online under the slogan, “Don’t DIS My ABILITY.” It is an initiative of Israel Unlimited– Friending, a strategic partnership of the […]
For more than a decade, the prestigious Zusman-Joint Prize has been awarded for excellence in the development of social services in Israel. Its goal is to raise awareness of social issues and honor people who help disadvantaged populations. This year, the award will be presented to three outstanding teams, with a prize of $25,000 each. […]
The National Program for the Training of Certified Practical Engineers and Technicians was launched last year, enabling graduates to integrate quickly into the workforce and become the professionals of tomorrow. It is sponsored by the Israel Governmental Institute for Technological Education (MAHAT) and the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services, which partners with […]
We’re thrilled to share that Ariel Zwang, the noted American nonprofit executive and Jewish leader, has been named the next CEO of the Global JDC. Ariel, the CEO of Safe Horizon, is the first woman to hold this position in JDC history and will officially join the JDC family in January. We want to take […]