Beanies for battalions

“Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country” John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address By  Inna Zaitseva Over the course of thousands of years of history, our people have shown courage and fearlessness in all wars. Clearly, overcoming wartime fears is fundamental to our identity. For over […]

Champion for all women

Cutting-edge Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Dr. Hayley Jacobson brought her innovative approach and dedication to all women to the wards of the Laniado Hospital By Chandrea Serebro Treating patients from all walks of life from puberty to menopause and everything in between, Dr. Hayley Jacobson, with her cutting-edge approach, is a champion for all women. And […]

Living life to the fullest

Chaya Lederman moved to Israel to live her best life – and, as an occupational therapist (OT) is helping others do this too By Chandrea Serebro Meet Chaya Lederman, an occupational therapist whose mission is to help people live life to the fullest and achieve independence in their daily activities. Born in Sydney, Australia, Chaya’s […]

Launching the 2023-2024 PRAS and SASI scholarship programmes

  In December, Telfed launched the opening of the 2023-2024 PRAS and SASI scholarship programmes. Our decision to start the year was contingent upon the public universities’ decision to open the academic year in light of the war and a significant number of students serving in miluim (reserve duty). This was not a decision taken […]

Connected to community – volunteers visit wounded soldiers

There’s a need for support in difficult times, and Telfed’s Events and Volunteer Coordinator, Michelle Nathan, has focused her energy on gatherings with meaning. With this in mind, a Raanana regional event was arranged for ladies to meet, connect and strengthen one another while packaging gifts for wounded soldiers. During the meeting, Shely Cohen, Chairman […]

We bear witness: Telfed leadership visits the Gaza Envelope

Last week, a Telfed delegation visited the Gaza Envelope where they met with residents, local security and Olim from communities directly affected by the attacks on 7 October. Telfed Vice Chairman, Debbie Dash shared her thoughts: Together with Telfed Chairman Maish Isaacson, CEO Dorron Kline, COO Nava Lapid and members of the Directorate, I embarked […]

In memory of Itz Kalmonowitz Z”L

The year 2023 has not been kind to the Rogow-Kalmanowitz families. Just nine months ago, tragically and prematurely, we lost our Brother and uncle, Stan. Itz’s affliction started with an inexplicable light stutter which grew into full blown aphasia and ultimately his passing a few short months ago. Now, as though our personal grief was […]

Medicine Man

Moving his medicine from the gilded halls of Johannesburg to the bustling Bnei Brak, Dr. Jonathan Klotnick’s brand of practicing medicine is universal. By Chandrea Serebro For Dr. Jonathan Klotnick, medicine isn’t a mere profession—it’s a calling to contribute to the collective well-being of societies and the world. And if one sees it like this, […]

Stand in solidarity with Israel

Join us on Friday 2 February at 10:00 STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH ISRAEL and express contempt at the disgraceful conduct of the South African government.