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 >>
Student Videos Resources "Project Abrah," ATZUM's innovative oral history film project for high school students, seeks to bridge the generation gap in Israel's Ethiopian community; shed light on the heroic struggle of many Ethiopian Prisoners of Zion (Jews who were imprisoned and even tortured prior to making aliyah due to … Learn More >>
Beit Midrash TAKUM Bringing classic and contemporary Jewish texts to the grounds of social activism and social activism to the beit midrash The Concept Beit Midrash TAKUM (Tikun u’Mishpat/restoring justice) is a ten-month, international service learning program integrating … Learn More »
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year. The Abe and Gert Nutkis (AGN) Scholarship for Israel Study and Service enables young adults 18-30 to study in Israel and foster personal involvement with Israel society and Zionist ideals. Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive grants of up to … Learn More >>