Projects of INFORS
The following list is a list of social, cultural, educational and sportive projects that is being funded by the Israeli federation for the Russian society:
1. The "first step" project
This is a joined project between the Jewish agency and the federation. The project offers informative, psychological and any other type of help and support for those who immigrated to Israel, to make sure that their first steps in this new country will be as easy as possible, to allow them to get acquainted with the new surroundings and to allow them a general sense of feeling at home.
2. The "public petition center" project
Often, very specific problems occur within the new immigrant's population, which differ from the regular every day problems and require an individual solution. To serve this purpose the " "public petition center" exists.
In accordance with the type of problem it is possible to pass on the immigrant's petitions to the Knesset boards, different government offices and different associations which include the "ole le ole" association that operates under the custody of the federation.
3. "Legal assistance" project
The federation provides with legal consultations in many subjects among them family issues and the employment privileges, free off charge.
4. The "employment" project
An employment fair, consultations and different seminars will be held for the new immigrants.
5. "Help the terror attacks victims" project
Natania, Jerusalem, Beer Sheva, Tel Aviv, Hadera and many more are just a few of the Israelis cities victimized by terror attacks. Hundreds of families are joined together by the pain of loosing their loved ones in those terrorist attacks. Many times this tragedy in accompanied by additional problems such as social payments, the apathetic treatment of the social services and more. Within this project the federation has given and will continue to give financial and mental help for the victims.
6. "Statue dedicated to 65 years of victory"
A memorial site dedicated to the memory of the Jews that were killed during world war two. Two parts of the sites were already built up to this day and now the activity continues in finishing the project.
7. The "war hero's" festival
A national festival "war heroes, put on your medals". Choirs, independent bands and musical instrument orchestras will take place in the festival. All of the participants are veterans of the Second World War from different countries.
The preparations for the festival take about 6 month to complete. In the preliminary festival take part over 100 choirs and singers (over 700 people). During the "victory day" celebrations a grand final show will take place.
The Israeli federation for the Russian society in Israel is organizing this festival in the last 10 years. In all of the previous shows approximately 3000 people participated. The year 2010 is an exceptional year, the festival did not tool place due to financial problems.
8. The "student" project.
This project purpose is to help immigrant students who live in the country without their families. The project allows those students to receive financial help for their studies.
The purpose of the project is not only giving financial help to the students but also to emphasize the best ones among them.
9. Volunteers work in the cities.
New immigrants who needs help during the first days and month of their stay in the country, will receive it from our many volunteers that will assist them in many issues such as opening new bank account, personal documents, registration to the health maintenance organization and more. They answer many different questions that may occur, give informational books and help the families solving their problems. There are 40 community branches of the federation throw out the country.
10. The soccer tournament named after Addik Korol "ris"
The tournament is being held in sponsor of the federation and carries the name of a soldier, resident of the city Ashdod that was killed by a Palestinian snipers bullet while serving in the territories. This year took place in the tournament 8 groups from different cities: two groups from Ashdod, a group from Ashkelon, Sderot, Holon, Ramle, Or Akiva and moshav Bet Ezra.
11. The "family health day" project
Subsidized family trips to the most famous and known therapeutic baths in the country. During the entire day people will enjoy the therapeutic pools, salt water pools, the famous Dead Sea mud and therapeutic massages. The federation activists are organizing a diverse cultural program and a raffle you cannot lose in.
For many hard working immigrants this is the first organized family trip in their new lives, whose only purpose is to allow them to rest and relax. Thousands of people traditionally take part in the "Family health day".
12. "Know your country" project
During the year, new immigrants receive subsidized trips around the country accompanied by Russian speaking tour guides.
13. "The con school" project.
The purples – to attract young adolescents to take part in the creative work. To pull them away from the streets and allow them the opportunity to develop in harmony. Up to this day there are 5 schools fully operating.
14. The "together in the country of milk and honey" holiday (a meeting between native Israelis and new immigrants
During the "Shavuot" holiday the Israeli federation for Israelis who speak Russian in organizing a special holiday project which is called "together in the country of milk and honey".
15. Summer camps
During the summer vacation, the federation invites kid from ages 10-14 to a traditional summer camp called "Sababa". During the spring the camp takes place in the "Ein Dor" kibbutz and during the summer in the "Kanot" village.
The federation in funding camp invitations for kids from single parent's families and for kids from families victimized by terror attacks.
The kids can look for to an amazing vacation, interesting trips, sports events, dancing, swimming pools, horse riding and many more. The camp has convenient rooms, 4 meals a day, insurance for every child and security during the entire day. The camp is active during the spring and the summer.
16. The "journalist of the year" project.
In the year 2005 the federation declared for the first time of the best Russian speaking journalists. Those journalists are writing about every day immediate subjects, immigration issues, the relationship and communication between the immigrants and the natives, social problems of immigration and more.
It is not the intention of the federation to give marks for those journalists, but to give them a citation for their articles revolving around the social problems of the "Russian street": immigration subjects, communication between the immigrant and the society, helping people in tough situations.
17. "Warm in every home" project
Every year the federation in organizing a national fundraising event "warm in every home". During these fundraising needy families will receive new warm blankets and heating devices.
Last year it was decided to demand the government to fund the electricity expenses for those immigrants who have not yet reaches the retirement age and have no jobs.
The activity goes on and thousands of people had already sign in for the cause.
18. The "immigrants against drugs and alcohol" project
In association with the "Renesans" weaning center, a special program was developed for those who abuse drugs that are aimed to operate as a preventive treatment and psychological help during the weaning process.
19. The "first bell" project
The purpose of the project – to congratulate and support the new immigrants kids in the New Year. The preparation of children for the new school year is a very expensive process for a lot of families and there for the federation assists those families with new school kits, backpacks, books and much more.
20. Financial help from the "ole le ole' foundation
The "ole le ole" foundation is a foundation that exists from the donation of the Russian community in Israel. Its purpose is to help those families that answer the definition "a social case" and to soldiers who are alone in the country. The foundation was established 10 years ago and is representing one of the main federation projects. During the years of its activity the foundation has helped thousands of immigrant families.
* In addition to these events and projects the federation operates throw out the entire year public libraries, group activities, sports activities, bands, Hebrew lessons and more.
Post address: Gey Oni str., 4,
Ashdod , 77060, p.o.box 16033, Israel
The bank account: 12 567 312003 (for program ''Ole le Ole")
The bank account: 12 567 306542 (for all over programs)
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