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 … Learn More >>
A terrorist attack lasts a moment; its impact lasts a lifetime. Terrorism is a recurrent, brutally disruptive part of life in the State of Israel. Many victims and their families never recover. In addition to the anguish and pain of mourning and suffering, thousands of Israeli families have been financially devastated by death, … Learn More >>
Beit Midrash TAKUMBringing classic and contemporary Jewish texts to the grounds of social activism and social activism to the beit midrashThe ConceptBeit Midrash TAKUM (Tikun u’Mishpat/restoring justice) is a ten-month, international service learning program integrating in-depth Jewish study with social activism. In the beit … Learn More >>
NOTE: We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year.ATZUM is pleased to accept applications for The Abe and Gert Nutkis (AGN) Scholarship for the academic year 2015-16. Applications may be submitted until May 15, 2015 by Israeli citizens 21-30 enrolled in full-time, degree or certificate … 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 »