The volunteer program gives teens responsibility for handling essential firefighting tasks, propelling many to future careers.
Botanica, a Jerusalem social business, provides transitional employment for people with mental illness, and activities to involve the public.
Encouraging new talent to live and work in the city provides a compelling reason for young singles and families to remain in Jerusalem.
For people with physical challenges, loneliness is the biggest challenge of all. The Inbar organization exists to address this need.
Volunteer ‘social improvement teams’ from Tze’ela give ordinary Israelis a systematic, 10-step process to address problems in society.
‘Shanti House is unique in the world,’ says founder Mariuma Klein. ‘First, it’s a home. When you go inside, the walls hug you.’
Israeli businessman sourced a bamboo-organic cotton fabric to make quick-dry shirts available with an inner layer to absorb drool.
About 100 women are enrolled in classes at Bride of the Sea, learning new skills such as bookkeeping, home finances, computers and English.
Eli Beer and Murad Alyan win a $10,000 prize for peace for their work leading an Israeli all-volunteer emergency response organization.
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