Truly Israeli


A Farewell Letter from the Outgoing Mayor of Haifa Mr. Yona Yahav

5 ,  November 2018 Dear Friends, For the past fifteen years I have had the privilege of serving the city of Haifa both as Mayor and as Chairman of the Haifa Foundation, and I look back with pride over my years of service. I was born and raised in Haifa so the city is very […]

Newsletter #4 – Rosh Hashanah Autumn Newsletter 2018

Dear Friends, As the Jewish New Year approaches we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for a happy, healthy and prosperous year for you and your families. The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past year as well as being a time for embarking upon […]

Newsletter #3 – Spring 2018

Newsletter #3 – Spring 2018 Dear Friends, Our work is never done and we like it! We doubt there is a better and more encouraging way to introduce our Spring 2018 Newsletter than to admit to our delight in always having dreams and exciting plans for Haifa’s future. Spring brings renewal and liberty, which is […]

Donation Helps Restore Flowers Kindergarten

Nine kindergartens were damaged in the fires that raged through Haifa last month. But now thanks to The Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York one of those kindergartens is being renovated so that the children, who have been sent to other facilities in the meantime, can return to their home school. This is just […]

Fires Blaze Through Haifa Leaving Damage in Their Wake

Haifa, Israel’s third largest city, suffered a tremendous blow this weekend, the third in the last decade. After the Second Lebanon War, in 2006, paralyzed the city for long days and Hezbollah’s missile which destroyed homes and after citizens finished licking their wounds from the Carmel disaster in 2010, Haifa residents will now try to […]

Modernizing Beit Mainz, One of Haifa’s Landmark Buildings

Beit Mainz is located in the heart of the cultural strip in the center of the Carmel known as the French Carmel. It is surrounded by museums, clubs, performance venues and open spaces. It is a popular place in the neighborhood serving residents of all ages. Many come to visit the library located on the entrance […]