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...

February 20, 2018

We were thrilled in February to welcome another delegation of new staff members from the United Israel Jewish Appeal (UJIA) in the UK who came to visit the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz to understand our unique community and to get a glimpse into some of the work we are doin...

January 13, 2018

As the Syrian Civil War continues to rage, leaving an extreme humanitarian crisis in its wake, Israeli youth led by the HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed youth movement, Dror Israel and the Combat Genocide Association, have decided to roll out Operation Human Warmth – a massive...

December 20, 2017

Throughout the eight days of Chanukah, members of the Educators' Kibbutz lit candles with program participants. We made sufganiyot, latkes, and sang Chanukah songs. In addition to the well-known prayers and songs, we add our own blessing from the works of A.D. Gordon:

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October 28, 2017

We kicked off November with the third annual "Here on Earth" performance. Here on Earth, invites Akko locals from all walks of life to come together to perform, participate, and collaborate in a cultural evening at the Jam. Through music, theatre, poetry and other crea...

October 15, 2017

Sukkot is one of the most beloved times of year at the kibbutz. All of us came together to build a big sukkah in the yard where we celebrated the first festive evening meal. The children of the kibbutz helped decorate and learned about the meaning and significance of t...

August 31, 2017

Throughout July, 100 kids from Akko – Jews and Arabs – had a blast together at our Shared Existence Day Camp. Every day, 27 newly-trained youth counselors from the city guided the campers as they cooked, danced and laughed their way through the long summer days togethe...

June 26, 2017

On July, 26 students from the Akko Shared Existence Center who just finished ninth grade joined the Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed youth movement leadership training course.

The students, who spent all year getting ready for the course, were thrilled to be given their leadersh...

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