Truly Israeli

Community Services

“The Women’s Courtyard”, in Haifa

  “The Women’s Courtyard”, in Haifa The Women’s Courtyard is a multi-cultural communal facility for girls and young women aged 13-25. The Courtyard strives towards equal opportunities for all and for the right of every woman and girl to achieve self-fulfilment according to her wishes, aspirations and needs, regardless of class, gender, national or […]

Fighting Against Trafficking and Prostitution of Women

While recent legislation has had an impact on the importation of women for trafficking, the problem still exists in many other forms – mail order brides, those who remain enslaved, “camera girls” who are subject to online exploitation, local women who get caught up in prostitution. Isha L’Isha has been at the forefront of this […]

Women’s Empowerment

Women’s needs and issues are often ignored in society. This can lead to inequality in the workplace, violence against women, legistlation that ignores their needs. Isha L’Isha is the oldest grassroots organization in Israel dealing with women’s issues. They run a wide range of programs and support groups to educate women and help them develop […]

Integrating Special Needs Teens to Youth Centers

As teens enter puberty, they are in need of activities that enable them to develop into adulthood such as transition from dependence to independence, personal growth, sexual development, networking interpersonal and communication with the world, developing their image and self-esteem, engaging in personal identity, family and others. The 360° Youth Centers have been established across […]

Caring for Young Women at Risk

In seeking to address the most critical needs of the city, we have identified young women at risk as one of the most urgent priorities. Young women or girls at risk are identified as those that come from a background of neglect or abuse, and are at risk of dropping out of school, getting involved […]