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 […]

Government Compensation for Businesses Impacted by Operation Iron Swords

Who is entitled to file a claim and by what track? Below is a summary of the new legislation passed by the government (November 2023). Osek Patur businesses are eligible as well. This issue is complex and we recommend you contact your accountant for guidance. If you would like a recommendation for an English speaking […]

Laptops for evacuated families

Nitzan from Kibbutz Holit on the southern Gaza bordered arrived at Kibbutz Mishmar Hasharon as a refugee, leaving the immediate physical danger but still carrying the trauma of the attacks on 7th October. “Several of my immediate neighbours on Holit were killed,” he told us.¬† In the weeks leading up to our meeting, we were […]

Letter to Kelly-Jo Bluen of the South African Jews for Free Palestine

Letter to Kelly-Jo Bluen of the South African Jews for Free Palestine OCT 31, 2023, 12:28 AM Credit: Richard Shavei-Tzion Hi Kelly-Jo, I am writing as a Jew, born in Cape Town, now living in Jerusalem, following your interview of 18.10.23 on SABC TV. To my mind, the name of your organization is a misnomer. […]

South African Victims of Terror

Marcel Z”L was murdered on Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, on her way to visit her son in law and grandchildren, while her daughter was in hospital following the birth of a baby girl, Asif. Read more from the SAJR here. Saar Z”L was murdered on Kibbutz Kissufim. He will be remembered as a true hero, who […]

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 […]

Navigating the Israeli Medical System

  Thanks to Dr. Danny Landsberger (Chief Medical Officer, Maccabi) and Mark Joffe (Private Health Insurance) for an interesting and informative evening on 29 January on¬†Navigating the Israeli Medical System. Our experts covered an array of important topics from where to go for emergency medical treatment to what isn’t covered by your health fund. Thanks […]