BOD member Prof. Debora Elijah represented the Jewish Community of Oporto at
Keren Hayesod Annual Leadership Conference
Board member Prof. Debora Elijah represented the Jewish Community of Oporto at the Keren Hayesod Annual Leadership Conference, which took place between the 5th and 8th of July, in Israel.
The event was attended by around 80 people from 35 countries, who make up Keren Hayesod's global leadership team. During the conference, participants were able to interact with their colleagues and visit some of the projects supported by Keren Hayesod, such as the Ra'anana Absorption Center, where they heard accounts of Ukrainian and Russian immigrants who went a long way to flee the war and reach Israel.
Arriving of Ethiopian Olim
The leaders were also at Ben Gurion Airport, accompanied by Israel’s Minister of Immigration and Absorption, MK Pnina Tamano-Shata, to receive a plane with the Ethiopian olim who arrived in Israel in Operation Rock of Israel. The action was supported by Pastor Larry and Pastor Tiz Huch, and New Beginnings Church and Larry Huch Ministries, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Aliyah and Absorption Ministry.
“As a member of the board in the Jewish community of Porto, participating in such a unique project is really special to me. This makes me honored that we are continuing with our story in collaboration to make a difference in people’s lives. This is a new historical moment, we will continue to support the activities Keren Hayesod”, declares Prof. Deborah Elijah.
Friends of Israel from several religious backgrounds and nationalities