News & updates: July-August 2023

  With great sadness, we bade farewell to a friend and former Telfed Chairman, Itz Kalmonowitz Z”L on 24 July (6 Av). Itz was an ardent Zionist, from his youth in Habonim and through his involvement in the South African Zionist Federation. A qualified accountant, Itz made Aliyah in 1983 and settled in Jerusalem. Soon […]

News and updates – June 2023

In May 1948, soon after the declaration of Independence of the State of Israel, the Egyptian army advanced and reached the Ad Halom bridge on the outskirts of Ashdod. They aimed to cross the bridge and capture the city of Tel Aviv. If this had happened, Israel would have lost the War of Independence. The […]

Celebrating 75 years, together

In celebration of Telfed’s 75th birthday, we invite South African, Southern African and Australian Olim to join us for a Toast to Telfed! Simultaneous celebrations will take place in 7 cities at 7pm on Wednesday 7 June. Space is limited. To reserve your place, click on the city you’d like to celebrate in*: Tel AvivĀ  […]

A story of survival with Mimi Wise

Shoah survivor Miryam (Mimi) Wise will be our guest speaker on Thursday 20 April at 19:45 at World Mizrachi, 2nd floor, 54 King George St., Jerusalem. Mimi will share her family’s story of survival. Click here to register. Cost: NIS 20 per person. Refreshments will be served.  

Yom Hashoah: J’Accuse film premiere

The widely acclaimed film J’Accuse!, by Michael Kretzmer, giving a voice to Lithuanian Holocaust victims will premiere at a one-time showing in Israel on Yom Hashoah, 18 April 2023, sponsored by Telfed and the Wits Alumni. Kretzmer will be in person to discuss the documentary’s message with the audience after the screening. “…filmmaker Michael Kretzmer […]

Blood drive: 14 February

  Who can donate? Visit the MDA website for details on who can/cannot donate. Please note, this page is in Hebrew. This Blood Drive is open to the public – please bring your friends, family and neighbours!

Lone Soldiers: Australia Day Celebration

Together with the Zionist Federation of Australia, we invite Aus, NZ and SA Lone Soldiers to join us for ‘Pies & Pints’ on Thurs 26 January. RSVP :

Invitation to Raanana Olim: Conversations with Telfed

Telfed’s leadership would like to hear from you! Following our community conversations in Modiin, SA & Aus Olim in Raanana are invited to join us on 8 December at 19:30 for a Raanana community forum. This is a chance to ask your burning questions, to give feedback from your experiences, and to get the latest […]