Growing with Emunah - Scroll down to view stories and information about each Facility
The Emunah network of day care centers is the third in size and volume in Israel .The network includes about 135 centers and 10 multi-purpose daycare centers spread throughout the country, which provide shelter and devoted care to children from disadvantaged families.
Children in Emunah’s day care centers are educated in the spirit of the traditions of Israel and its heritage. Emunah day care centers have been the first to adopt a healthy diet for the children in their care and they operate under the professional supervision of government authorities, and the educational pedagogical supervision of “Emunah”.
Children’s Villages and homes
Family units, children’s villages specializing in treatment and rehabilitation, clubs and learning centers – all these are part of “Emunah’s comprehensive array of support services, empowering and providing care for children and youth, girls and boys, with no family support systems. Emergency crisis shelters are designed to protect children and youth at risk, with the aim of closing the cycle of distress, discomfort and deprivation.
High Schools and College
The network of secondary education of “Emunah” provides religious young woman a choice between many different learning avenues; computers and art, science and technology, music and graphics, fashion and engineering and more along-side traditional education. Special emphasis is placed on voluntary integration and contribution to the community in general and less advantage social groups.
The “Emunah” College in Jerusalem completes the requirements of higher education in the fields of visual communication, theater and art – and equips the graduate students with knowledge, enabling them to enter creative life and achievement.
Branches and Midrashot
The movement’s organizational infrastructure, which is today the largest religious Zionist organization in Israel, consists of 26 branches in cities and towns throughout. These groups are the pulse of the organization, and operate daily with regular and ongoing activities, which include clubs, culture, classes and support groups, tours, lectures and seminars. Parallel to “Emunah” branches there is an extensive network of Batei Midrash providing women with hours of classes in Torah, Halacha, Jewish religious philosophy and Jewish thought.
Institute of Family counseling centers
The “Emunah” Family therapy centers offer individuals, couples, families and groups at a subsidized rate. Advice and treatments are offered using a variety of methods including; personal mentoring, evaluations and assessments and a variety of workshops and lectures. Meetings and treatment take place with the greatest discretion and are provided by senior professionals in all disciplines.
“Emunah is prominent in public activites on behalf of women’s empowerment, deepening a partnership with community life and expand areas of influence. “Emunah” representatives participate in women’s organizations and activities, selected institutions, parliamentary committees on education and welfare councils, boards of directors and business companies, local authorities and others, and support business women. This activity finds expression through public campaigns and legal assistance legislation and publications.
“Emunah is partnered with “Aluma” which works to integrate thousands of young women into the national service frameworks. “Emunah” works in partnership with “Bat Ami” which organizes volunteers throughout the country, working especially with welfare and educational institutions, and is very involved in social action and assistance to population in need.
The National Religious Women Movement was founded in 1935 focusing on society and the community, with emphasis on education and welfare, in voluntarism and chesed, while strengthening the Jewish family and the advancement of the status of women in Israel.
“Emunah is proud to lead the way in the activities of the unique Zionist woman in the public arena, and to represent social justice.
Golden Age Restaurant
Emunah, together with Ada Krell and Ellen Toby Kaufman are responsible for the Golden Age Restaurant in Petach Tikva. Ada and her staff are dedicated to providing hot nutritious meals to the elderly in the area for a nominal fee. Not only does this small piece of Gan Eden provide food, it also provides much needed company and friendship to the lonely elderly population. It is no surprise that patrons visit several times a week grateful for the food, companionship and warmth.