November 26, 2019

November saw the official opening of a brand-new program designed to meet the needs of the large population of elderly Russian-speaking immigrants (olim) in the neighborhood of the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz. In the framework of the program, a group of forty Russian-speak...

November 18, 2019

For the past six months, the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz has been spearheading a joint initiative with the municipal Welfare Department and UJIA (United Jewish Israel Appeal of UK)that focuses on empowering women, in particular from the city’s mixed inner-city neighborhood...

November 3, 2019

On a Sunday evening, November 3rd, Hannah and Allen King hosted an annual event dedicated to Dror Israel for the East Bay Jewish community. In previous years such events have been coordinated in warm partnership with the East Bay Jewish Federation. However, in light of...

October 23, 2019

Every year during Sukkot, the Chief Rabbi of Akko, Yosef Yashar, opens his home to members of all of the diverse communities who call Akko home, as a warm sign of peace and friendship. This year, Mirit Sulema, Coordinator of the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz, was invited to...

October 13, 2019

The Ogen Club for At-Risk Youth continued to galvanize its important and growing role in the neighborhood this year through a special community project on Yom Kippur.

The high holy days are a unique time in Israel. During the Hebrew months of Elul and Tishrei, a special...

October 3, 2019

The Lionesses of Akko , a women’s group consisting primarily of young immigrant mothers facilitated by members of the Educators’ Kibbutz, held a special event to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

After the traditional blessings on challah and apples dipped i...

July 30, 2019

As June came to a close, the school year came to an end. Thousands of local children between the ages of 5 and 11 rushed happily to join a range of summer programming put on by the elementary schools, the municipality and the network of city community centers. Not so l...

July 15, 2019

Three members of the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz recently received accreditation after attending a training course held throughout the year at the Beit Berl Academic College for coordinators of shared society education. The course brought together educators and educational...

July 15, 2019

The Lionesses of Akko, a support and leadership-training group for young mothers and local women, and the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz latest project, entered its second month in July. Every week on Monday afternoons, a group of 15 women from the Korczak neighborhood meet i...

July 1, 2019

For the past six months, a group of Jewish and Arab students at the Western Galilee Academic College participated in a one-of-a-kind course on the subject of Jewish-Arab relations in mixed cities led jointly by Gabriel Freund of the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz and Yuval Ac...

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