“Volunteering is Good for the Soul”

“Volunteering is Good for the Soul”

At the age of 70, and two months after a bypass and valve replacement surgery, Nessi Simhi has no intention of stopping his volunteering activities at ‘Lamerhav’, in addition to the police force, where he has been volunteering for 40 years. “I have no plans to stop volunteering in the

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From an At-Risk Young Adult to the Owner of a Restaurant That Helps Youngsters

From an At-Risk Young Adult to the Owner of a Restaurant That Helps Youngsters

Shmuel Chai Halberon is a graduate of Lamerhav Beer Sheva. He now imparts the values and skills he has acquired in the program to other young adults experiencing difficulties. “I decided to open my own restaurant to give back to society for what it gave to me”, he says. With

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Lamerhav Graduate Shares His Path from Boarding School to Starting an Internet Website-Building Company

Lamerhav Graduate Shares His Path from Boarding School to Starting an Internet Website-Building Company

“My name is Kobi Rotenberg.  I’m 25 years old and work at designing and building websites.  About two years ago, I established a company that provides a variety of advanced Internet solutions, such as company branding, graphic print design, developing and building Internet sites and more. One of my recent

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The Power of a Community: Renovating the Lamerhav House in Beer Sheva

The Power of a Community: Renovating the Lamerhav House in Beer Sheva

The staff and young adults at the Lamerhav house in Beer Sheva have recently had an exciting experience. About six months ago, the renovation process of Lamerhav house began, and in June we started the renovation itself, with the help of 10 amazing female designers, who volunteered for the project,

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Training Course for Professionals Working with At-Risk Young Adults Ended Successfully

Training Course for Professionals Working with At-Risk Young Adults Ended Successfully

At the end of July, the third cycle of the training course for professionals working with at-risk young adults ended. The course is the initiative of the “National Forum of Organizations for At-Risk Young Adults” and in partnership with Lamerhav, the Yated national program for at-risk young adults at the

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“Pilpel” Group of the Working Together Initiative

“Pilpel” Group of the Working Together Initiative

Pilpel is a group representing the organizations taking part in the Working Together Initiative (WTI). The group is called Pilpel, or pepper in Hebrew, as abbreviation of development, learning and action. The fourth meeting of the group was held last week. Pilpel is an important component in the work with

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Shula Mozes, Co-founder and Chair of Lamerhav, received the 2018 Presidential Volunteer Medal

Shula Mozes, Co-founder and Chair of Lamerhav, received the 2018 Presidential Volunteer Medal

“Over the years, Shula Mozes has proven that volunteering in the community and contributing to the community is for her a way of life”. In a festive, moving ceremony held in the Presidential Residence, marking Israel’s 70th anniversary, together with the President Mr. Reuven Rivlin, Ms. Mozes received the Presidential

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Lamerhav Turns 17!

Lamerhav Turns 17!

We gathered together, at-risk young adults and graduates, Lamerhav’s past and present members of staff and management, to celebrate, remember, part ways, cherish and to keep on dreaming, in a very emotional and intimate evening. We began the evening with a flower-arranging workshop that adorned and colored us in an

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Money Talk: Personal Finance Workshop for ‘Lamerhav’ Participants

Money Talk: Personal Finance Workshop for ‘Lamerhav’ Participants

 ‘Lamerhav’ recently launched a personal finance workshop for program participants at stage 3. The workshop is part of an extensive program assisting young adults with budgeting and money management, and includes 8 meetings. Participants will hear presentations by Adi Landau, Lamerhav’s CFO; Benny Shchory from ‘Time to Know’ – Social

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