Dear Friends of Ofanim, I wanted to provide an update on Ofanim’s activities in the shadow of the Coronavirus. This is certainly no ordinary time in Israel as well as for our world. The Coronavirus is impacting families, businesses, and our mental and physical health. The health and safety of
We are proud to announce that Ofanim has been appointed by the Ministry of Education to spearhead the informal education sector of the National Program for Excellence, English and Mathematics in Israel’s periphery. On November 30, an article titled “The Formula for the Success in Mathematics of Students in the
By Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes, February 11, 2015 They met in Manila in 1989. Angelica Urra was 33, a convent-educated Filipino of Spanish and Chinese descent who had built a little business manufacturing and exporting papier-mache jewelry from her home country. Russ Berrie was 55, a Bronx-born secular Jew who started
Ofanim’s work transforming communities in Israel’s periphery using innovative mobile classrooms received some exciting recognition in today’s national press coverage.
With a brand new social media initiative, The Israel Conversation Project, Ofanim looks to change the philanthropic paradigm…again!
As some of you know, Friends of Ofanim was in Israel this summer for 6 weeks working with Here’s My Chance to launch the “Shout L’Chaim” campaign. This project – to be rolled out in the coming weeks – will focus on the personal testimonials of donors, board, staff and