ATZUM strives to remedy injustices in Israeli society and
encourage individuals to become social activist agents of change.
In the past decade, approximately 25,000 women, nearly all from the Former Soviet Union, were smuggled into Israel over the Egyptian border to be brutalized as sex slaves. Once in Israel, victims are repeatedly sold and resold to pimps and brothel owners. They are forced to work in slave-like conditions, … Learn More >>
Amid the horrors of the Holocaust, thousands of non-Jews selflessly risked their lives to save an untold number of Jews from persecution and extermination by the Nazis and their allies. It is a little known fact that 130 of these rescuers, the "Righteous Among the Nations," chose to deepen their solidarity with the Jewish people … Learn More >>
Since 2002, ATZUM's Roberta Bernstein (z”l) Project for Survivors of Terrors has assisted hundreds of families and individuals in a variety of ways, providing financial aid of more than a million dollars, educational grants and resources for rehabilitation. It was ATZUM’s privilege to have been able to facilitate this response … Learn More >>
Beit Midrash TAKUM Now recruiting for spring 2016 cohort For more information (Hebrew) click here. Beit Midrash TAKUM (Tikun u’Mishpat/restoring justice) is a nine-month, international service learning program integrating in-depth Jewish study with social activism. In the beit midrash, students access biblical, … Learn More >>
NOTE: We are now accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year. Submission deadline: June 1, 2017 ATZUM is pleased to accept applications for The Abe and Gert Nutkis (AGN) Scholarship for the academic year 2017-18. Applications may be submitted until June 1, 2017 by Israeli citizens/residents 21-30 … Learn More »
ATZUM was established in 2002 to remedy injustices in Israeli society, and encourage individuals to become social activists and agents of change. The organization was founded on the belief that Israel should serve as an example for the rest of the world in regards to combatting and resolving social problems and social justice crises. ATZUM's current projects … Learn More »