“You fill the heart of the entire Jewish people with warmth and love when we see you receive the tools you need for a successful life from young Jews who have travelled across continents and thousands of miles to come here and help in the name of the Jewish value of tikkun olam,” Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog told a group of young Africans on Thursday.
Herzog was in Durban visiting Jewish Agency volunteers who are volunteering in the area, assisting disadvantaged people as part of the Jewish Agency’s tikkun olam initiatives. The volunteers run an educational program that helps children and teens acquire skills to improve their lives even after the volunteers leave. They also help shed a positive light on the Jewish State in part of the world where Israel’s name needs strengthening.
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