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Ofra Apartments

Heart of Benjamin urgently needs your help to furnish two apartments for special-needs adults. Each apartment provides these adults with a supervised home where they gain life skills and semi-independence. Your gift provides immeasurable value. Sheltered Living at heart of benjamin Click here for more project details Heart of Benjamin urgently needs your help to … Read more

Ofra Heart of Benjamin

Heart of Benjamin, urgently needs funds for its Passover and summer camps. These camps provide a fun experience they look forward to all year! Your support is vital to the parents of these special-needs children. Heart of Benjamin Camp Click here for more project details Heart of Benjamin, in Ofra, urgently needs funds to cover … Read more

Virtual Visit to Ofra

Journey through the hills of Samaria to the community of Ofra, a place of extreme historical and Biblical significance

Becoming a Proud Woman of Israel

Shoshana, (3rd from the left), receiving the Immigrant of Excellence award, together with her school counselor and ministers of education.

The Ofra immigrant students are extremely motivated, ready to take root in their new beloved homeland… ready to soar. With just a little help from you, we can ensure that these girls become proud young women of Israel.

The Transition from Mourning to Dancing

We owe our lives to these people. We owe our freedom, our independence, the miracle of our existence, to these young people who loved their land and their people and who were killed in the prime of their life.

Winter 2017

Will you help the elderly stay warm this winter?   Did you know that the winter can be a particularly challenging time for the elderly? Heating during the winter months is crucial, literally a matter of life or death for the Elderly. The harsh cold can put them at risk for disease and other complications. … Read more

Winter 2016

Young boy inspecting a model house

Help Create An Educational Hub in the Desert! Since the regional library is a half hour drive from Hemdat, the local library in that community has become a fixture in the Jordan Valley, not only serving Hemdat residents, but residents from neighboring Maskiot, Roi, Bekaot, and Hamra. It has become a center for children’s activities, … Read more

New Beginnings at the Heart of Benjamin

Fall 2015 Deep in the heart of the Benjamin Region is a place where every child is accepted. It is a place where the special-needs child comes first, and gets the care and attention he or she needs and deserves. It’s a warm and inviting place, which exudes love and acceptance. It is the “Heart … Read more

Fruit Trees, Honey Bees, and Special Needs

An Update From Our Communities in Israel   In September 2011, Kim Troup, the US Director of CFOIC Heartland, traveled to Israel. While there, she visited some 30 different communities in less than two weeks. It was an intense visit and included meetings with mayors, community representatives, and residents to hear firsthand how the efforts … Read more

People of the Book – A Tale of Two Cities

May 2011 Thousands of years ago, the people of Israel stood at the foot of Mount Sinai, and received the Torah… the word of G- d. “And these words… shall be on your heart. You shall teach them to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you … Read more