The Tel Aviv Foundation Bar and Bat Mitzvah Project
Becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is an important life milestone and a mitzvah project is a wonderful opportunity to mark this special event by making difference to one’s community and to Israel.
Support Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel’s most vibrant city which also has big social challenges to address.
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3:
1. Pick a project (scroll down for some options)
2. Create your campaign (follow these instructions)
3. Make a difference to Tel Aviv-Yafo and Israel!
Helping Children At Risk: Tuned Tune Music Program
Tuned Tune music program gives children at risk who do not live with their families the opportunity to learn music – something they would not otherwise have. Children learn an instrument or take voice lessons, join musical ensembles and perform, which instills values like perseverance, develops social skills, supports academic achievement, gives them a new way to express themselves, and much more. Support this program and make a difference to children’s lives through the power of music.
Feeding the Hungry and Homeless: Lasova Soup Kitchen
The Lasova soup kitchen serves 400 hot meals per day in their restaurant in Tel Aviv and makes a further 1400 meals which are delivered daily to other locations, including youth homes for young people at risk. Help to nourish some of the neediest members of society through a program dedicated to maintaining the dignity of every individual.
Protecting Refugee Children: Mesila
There are approximately 42,000 asylum seekers and migrant workers who live in Tel Aviv, including hundreds of at-risk children, children with special needs and victims of human trafficking and slavery. Support Mesila, which provides assistance to a population which has experienced tremendous hardship.
Empowering Young People with Autism: iPad Program
Providing iPads to children and teenagers on the autism spectrum can be effective in helping to develop communication skills and engage in learning in a way which meets their needs. Support this program and put life-changing technology in the hands of children who will really benefit from it.
Healing Families: Fathers and Sons on the Field
Fathers and Sons on the Field seeks to improve relationships between fathers and sons from some of Israel’s most disadvantaged communities through professionally coached soccer practices and games. The program teaches children soccer while equipped fathers with parenting skills. Support this program and help to repair broken families.