A camp in Ashdod was organized for 150 children and teenagers from the north, accompanied by Trustees from Safed and Dimona, who are operating the camp and its activities for the children. Other volunteers are brought in - clowns, magicians, therapists and more. Various small businesses donated games, toys and services, while larger companies - such as Osem - delivered boxes of food and sweets. In Tiberias, Hazor and Safed, Trustees are making daily rounds to the shelters to distribute food and medicines and play with the children.
My Story - Tiberias, Shlichut - Janusz Korczak Style
Hi, my name is Yaniv Turgeman, and I'm 30 years old. I was born to a family of 8, and I am a 5th generation Tiberian. After completing my military service, during which I was awarded the President's medal, I decided to study special needs education at the Tel Hai College. I've recently started working as the Youth Futures Trustee Coordinator in Tiberias - which I feel is more a shlichut to my community than just a job. I believe in giving of myself to build a better future for the city and it's people. As Janusz Korczak said: "fixing the world means fixing its education".
Since the beginning of the war with Hezbollah, I've been organizing activities - together with my team - for the children staying in the various shelters in Tiberias. We are working intensively to help the people, and especially the children, to release stress and anxiety through fun activities and taking care to fill their free time with games. The Trustees and additional young people (such as volunteers, HaNoar HaOved and HaLomed, soldier teachers, etc.) are all partnering together during these rough times to take upon themselves this commendable work.