Aliyah numbers, news and updates

The past few months have been a rollercoaster of emotions in Israel as we’ve faced unprecedented tragedy and trauma, but also an outpouring of love, generosity, courage and resilience. The overwhelming sense of pride that our community felt as they saw photos of the first two South African Olot who landed at Ben Gurion in […]

Embracing SA Olim winemakers from the Western Negev

On Thurs 4 April, we had the privilege to hear the fascinating journey of South African born winemakers, Boaz and Rina Dreyer. We were inspired by their love of the land, and the story behind their award winning natural wines.  Their journey, before and after 7 October, reflects their resilience, courage and a deep love […]

Wind-ing up to the Olympic Games

By Chandrea Serebro With the world windsurfing champion title firmly under her belt, 21-year-old Sharon Kantor has turned her energies to an achievement at the Olympic Games, where she will represent Israel in Marseille in July. Born and raised in Moshav Avihayil, Sharon is an Israeli success story with its roots in the southern hemisphere. […]

A Tale of Two Brothers: The Different Faces of Heroism

By Liel Katz They knew they were in trouble when the rocket fire hadn’t stopped after 10 minutes. Would the Iron Dome have the capacity to continue warding off rockets? There was no sign that the attack was letting up. For Keith and Brett Isaacson, and the rest of the Gaza envelope communities, this was […]

Six Million Project

Come and be part of a special evening filled with creativity and great company! Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience with your friends! RSVP: 054 784 1965

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.

Embracing Olim Evacuees

Over 90 Olim families have been displaced as a result of the current conflict, unable to return to their homes in the north and south. While dealing with uncertainty and instability, Telfed has connected with evacuees, offering both emotional and financial assistance as needed. This month, Telfed Chairman Maish Isaacson began visiting evacuees to deliver […]

Winter gear for Lone Soldiers

Over the past 6 weeks, we have reached out to our South African and Australian Lone Soldiers, ensuring they have necessary winter gear for the cooler weather. In recent weeks, with incredible support from our community, we have already been able to purchase and distribute supplies for many of our soldiers currently serving. We extend […]