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Renovation Story – Holocaust Survivor

By |2020-11-10T13:27:06+03:00November 10th, 2020|Renovation Stories|

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WITHOUT HOT WATER In the center of Israel, a Holocaust survivor's water heater broke at the peak of the harsh winter. Bathing in the freezing water was not an option; therefore his care-giver bathed him with wet-wipes for over a week. Tenufa Bakehila received a call from the Holocaust survivor's nephew saying

Renovation Story – Plumbing

By |2020-11-10T13:13:34+03:00November 10th, 2020|Renovation Stories|

WHEELCHAIR BOUND CHILD STUCK AT HOME 24/7 WITH HIS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TOILET OUT OF ORDER During the Corona lockdown, when families were at home 24/7, we received a call from a mother who lives in the center of the country. In a quiet, emotional voice, she said that one of her children suffers from cerebral

Renovation Story – Burnt Apartment

By |2020-11-10T10:19:21+03:00November 10th, 2020|Renovation Stories|

HOUSE FIRE RENDERS FAMILY HOMELESS  During the Corona lockdown, a huge fire devastated the home of a young family.  A short circuit developed into a fire that destroyed the content of the home, dissolving the water pipes and electrical lines. The family was left without any shelter or belongings besides the clothes on their

Renovation Story – Ceiling

By |2020-11-10T13:35:39+03:00November 10th, 2020|Renovation Stories|

A CEILING ON THE VERGE OF COLLAPSE Last month Tenufa Bakehila received an emergency call from a southern city-council representative. He described the desperate situation of an elderly woman living in an old house with her single-mother daughter and her son. The ceilings suddenly began to collapse. Clearly, this was a very dangerous situation

Renovation Story – Door Replacement

By |2020-11-09T16:07:56+03:00November 9th, 2020|Renovation Stories|

With a Broken Front Door the Family Felt Exposed and Fearful af Intruders During the Night A few weeks after the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, the social welfare departments were in the throes of a justified strike. However, when it came to urgent cases they were still working, because every social worker,

Handyman SWAT Team

By |2020-11-11T14:18:28+03:00June 8th, 2020|Handyman SWAT Team, Projects|

Volunteer Handyman SWAT Team With the goal of expanding our impact on neighborhoods and to extend the reach of our professional tradesmen, in 2018 we launched our “SWAT-Team” program in Jerusalem’s Ir Ganim neighborhood and Ramla. Residents of challenged neighborhoods come together with the goal of expanding our impact on neighborhoods and to extend

Who We Help – למי אנחנו מסייעים

By |2020-06-08T15:05:37+03:00April 21st, 2020|CMP|

Our clients are referred to us by municipal social workers who rely on us to provide relief for the welfare families whose homes are in dire need of repair. Including: Single-parent families Elderly people and Holocaust survivors Physically or emotionally impaired individuals Poverty-stricken families Families of terror victims Soldiers from low-income families Immigrant

How We Help – איך אנחנו מסייעים

By |2020-06-08T15:05:42+03:00April 21st, 2020|CMP|

Our national foreman visits the homes to determine the needs and to assess the extent of repair work needed. With skilled hands and warm hearts, our tradesmen then carry out the necessary repairs and restore fundamental safety and functionality to the home and empower the families in our care to face life with renewed

COVID-19 Emergency Fund – גיוס חירום קורונה

By |2020-06-08T15:05:55+03:00April 21st, 2020|CMP|

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, we at Tenufa opened an emergency hotline. We began calling home-bound families, lonely elderly people and Holocaust survivors whose homes we have previously repaired, in the thousands. Simultaneously, our hotline received hundreds of calls from helpless people, needing immediate assistance, including urgent repairs in their homes.  

Social Work Advocacy

By |2020-11-09T11:39:45+03:00December 7th, 2015|Projects, Social Work Advocacy|

Our Holistic Approach As repairs are being completed in the home, families are assigned to a social worker who offers advocacy and assistance with specific struggles, such as unemployment, issues of mental and physical health, and navigating government offices. Through our connections with other aid organizations, we offer our clients new furniture and appliances,