Immigration may have decreased but Nitzana’s programs for new immigrants are nevertheless filled to capacity. 50 students from the Former Soviet Union are starting the seventh SELAH Science program and 50 Ethiopian born newcomers are enrolled in the fourth KEDMA program.
SELAH Science student prepares for Rosh Hashanah.
The programs are supported by the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado and Keren Hayesod Geneva. SELAH Science is a unique curricular which combines desert studies with Hebrew, Jewish topics and English. One third of last year’s graduates went onto university, while the remainder enlisted in the army or found employment.
Most of the KEDMA graduates are continuing with academic or vocational studies.
Kislev 5765 - November 2004