Rabbis for Human Rights Covid-19 response

Rabbis for Human Rights Every year we donate to Rabbis for Human Rights to support their fight for equality and justice in Israel. This year I saw Avi the Executive Director in March 2020 just before the lockdown brought on by Covid-19. At that time, he was touring England and meeting many different pro Palestine groups and Jewish organizations. He … Read More

Christ Faith Home for Children support

We have been support Christ Faith Home for Children (CFHC) for over 10 years. They support and empower parentless children, deserted women and people living below the poverty life. To help these individuals they run an orphanage, school and vocational training centre. We have supported them over the years and helped them improve their orphanage, build a vocational training building … Read More

Homeboy Industries Covid-19 repsonse

In 2020 ORFL decided to support Homeboy Industries. Homeboy Industries is the largest and most successful program in the country helping formerly gang-involved and incarcerated youth and adults to rehabilitate and re-enter society as contributing citizens. Founded in the 1980s, by Father Greg Boyle, Homeboy has turned around the lives of thousands of men and women via a programme that … Read More

Rabbis for Human Rights 2019

Date: 22nd of October 2019 Location: 13 King David Street Meet: Louis Frankenthaler Development Director, Rabbi Michael Marmur Director, Avi Dabush Executive Director, Rabbi Nava Hefetz Education Director In 2019 ORFL sent our normal support to RHR, general fund support, Rabbinical Student support. We also sent additional support for their Legal Department and for their Social Rights Centre. I went … Read More

DiverseCity 2019 Summer Program

In 2019 ORFL decided to support DiverseCity with a donation towards their Summer Programs.   Who is DiverseCity? DiverseCity is a youth development organization that prepares tomorrow’s global citizens through health education and leadership training. The curriculum offers a fun and engaging outlet for physical activity and instruction in targeted interest areas (e.g., arts, music, sport, theatre), while simultaneously furthering … Read More

Arte em Movimento 2019

In 2019 ORFL supported IENH. IENH runs a program called Arte em Movimento. It provides music and dance classes to girls living in shelters who are victims of violence or abandonment. Currently they serve the shelters and centres, Casa Joao Bosco, Cecrife e Querubim, Escola Municipal Affonso Pena, Escola Municipal Martha Warthenberg and Lar Colmeia. IENH go to their centres … Read More

Helping in Jiangmen 2018

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This year so far our China team has done an excellent job and provided support to needy families. They contacted the civil affairs departments in the towns surrounding Jiangmen and worked with them to find the people in those areas most in need. Together they were able to identify 80 families in Shiqian town. These families had members who had … Read More

Mercy Corps Social Venture Fund

Mercy Corps started a Social Venture Fund (SVF). It aims to accelerate the growth of innovative, financially sustainable companies that are socially responsible and positively impact people in developing countries. SVF hopes to de-risk the companies it takes on and make them more attractive to later-stage investors. Since we started supporting the SVF they have made three impact investments Arifu, … Read More

Giving back to Jiangmen 2016

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In 2016 our Managers and supervisors in Jiangmen (Jiangmen team) worked on making an impact on their local community in China. They identified who needed help and how they could help them. In the past our Jiangmen team has helped the local community by providing food and financial support to families, financial aid to students, social events for the elderly … Read More

The Sanctuary Short Stay Home

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Short Stay Home Report for April 2015 – March 2016 This Christ Faith Home (CFHC) started sanctuary programme. The sanctuary is a home for women in India providing them shelter and safety. It also is somewhere that provides women with psychiatric treatment, occupational therapy and vocational training to help them build a better future.  This is so they are able … Read More