Israeli Non-Profits

“It Starts with Soccer and Concludes with Champions” A Volunteer Shares Her Experience

Posted on July 18, 2011

Lisa Pengitore, a special education teacher from New Jersey with 19 years of classroom experience, volunteered teaching English in Jerusalem through a program called “Ma’avarim.”  Lisa’s volunteer assignment was facilitated by Skilled Volunteers for Israel through Jerusalem Venture Partner’s “BaKehila’” which works with youth in four disadvantaged Jerusalem neighborhoods.  During the summer, BaKehila runs the Continue Reading »

A volunteer shares his recent experience with the Ethiopian National Project

Posted on March 4, 2011

This post was written by Rabbi Ted Stainman who is volunteering as an English tutor in Netanya with the Ethiopian National Project (ENP).  The ENP works closely with Ethiopian youth between the ages of 13 -18 in 20 communities throughout Israel. Rabbi Stainmen is sharing his experiences with Skilled Volunteers for Israel. I just had Continue Reading »

Meet Our Partner Keshet Zchuyot HaYeled קשת זכויות הילד

Posted on December 8, 2010

Skilled Volunteers for Israel is pleased to introduce Keshet Zchuyot HaYeled in Nahariya and our joint project to bring skilled volunteers to Israel’s northern periphery. Meet Keshet Director Iris Alalouf and her associate Bilha Glassberg on this video:

Israeli Non-Profit Advocates for Refugee Status Process in Israel

Posted on September 2, 2010

Mollie Gerver has written an article on the problem facing refugees in Israel.   Mollie was one of the PresenTense Global Fellows from the 2010 Summer Institute and her organization uses volunteers to take testimonials and teach English. Advocates for Asylum is one of the many organizations seeking skilled volunteers.  Check out her recent op Continue Reading »



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