Modern Zionism appeared on the world scene approximately 150 years ago in order to restore the Jewish people to their ancient homeland—Israel. Threatened with physical extinction whether through persecution, physical annihilation or cultural assimilation, the Zionist mission then and now continues to be the preservation of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
Pre Military Preparatory Courses (Mechinot) are supervised and accredited by the Israel Ministry of Education and supervised by the IDF for Israeli youth about to begin their obligatory military service.
Hatzalah Yehuda & Shomron is a voluntary humanitarian organization that provides emergency medical services and support for security activities in conflict areas throughout Israel – every day - 365 days a year.
“Mibirashit" an educational movement founded by Rabbi Mordechai Elon, head of the world renowned Yeshivat HaKotel in the Old City of Yerushalayim, widely recognized as Israel’s leading Hesder Yeshiva, seeks to make Jewish knowledge and Zionist education accessible to Jews of all ages.
The Jewish community of Peki’in in Israel’s Upper Galilee has long been a symbol of the uninterrupted Jewish presence in the Land of Israel from time immemorial.
The not for profit organization provides Jewish towns and villages with life saving anti-terror training, security equipment and emergency medical equipment. Additionally Mishmeret Yesha operates a legal fund, conducts projects concerning land redemption and preservation and education.
“Birthright” for Israeli Soldiers…a gift of a ten day intensive, immersive, experiential odyssey throughout the Land of Israel, approved by the Chief Education Officer of the IDF, reconnecting soon-to-be-civilian IDF soldiers to their roots and heritage, revisiting ideas such as Zionism, leadership, Jewish identity, vision… creating in these soldiers a heightened perception of themselves in roles of community activism and leadership. Based upon the concept of Birthright… this: for our sons and daughters who have dedicated years of their young lives in defending our common future!
Made up of residents of the front line city of S’derot, it has initiated campaigns advocating appropriate national responses and policies to protect the region’s residents and provide direct assistance for the physically injured and for the emotionally distressed in the city. Additionally, it offers fun activities for children in a specially constructed indoor Gymboree and provides unique programming for the city’s youth at risk, immigrant populations and elderly residents…creating a stronger community and spreading hope and faith in the future.
In cooperation with the IDF, provides outstanding post high school technical education leading to full time technical positions in the Israel Air Force for new immigrants from the FSU and Ethiopia and veteran Israelis alike, including Haredi youth. Located near Chispin in the Golan, it is uniquely successful in imbuing Jewish and Zionist values while providing an outstanding technical education. It represents the cutting edge of academic and technical achievement.
A new community in the Northern Jordan Valley, it has provided a unique method of addressing the issue of illegal tent encampments on community property: creating a Jewish encampment within feet of the illegal encampment. An Immediate Response Unit is to be housed at Maskiot. It will include: a small cargo trailer, tents (each for 20 occupants), generator and water tanks, toilets, a full field kitchen, bullet proof vests and protective equipment, lamps, flashlights and periphery lighting, camping rations, large Israeli Flags and poles, etc.
Deploying field inspectors who monitor illegal construction and illegal land grabs throughout Israel… often at great personal risk, photographing, documenting and mapping illegal construction, contacting authorities responsible for land management and law enforcement demanding that they take all necessary legal measures to halt and demolish the illegal construction.
Established in 1999, it has developed into a community which covers hundreds of acres, thus ensuring the control of a magical, strategic region near Jericho. The farmers of Mevo’ot Yericho harvest dates and lemons and have proved that family farming using solely Jewish labor can, in fact, provide adequate income for family units and serve as a catalyst for community growth throughout the region.
While all too many concentrate their "coexistence" work in Israel on communities which express antagonism to the very existence of a Jewish State, the IIF seeks to strengthen the Druze community by providing educational opportunities to a community pilloried in the Arab/Islamic world for their commitment to Israel on the one hand yet not fully understood and appreciated by many Israelis on the other.
Upon the invitation of the mayor and town council, a new Yeshivat Hesder has opened in Upper Nazareth with the express purpose of strengthening the dwindling Jewish majority of the town, and imbuing the town with new purpose and determination. The Yeshivat Hesder provides a Jewish anchor in a town which fears for its future.