100 Heartbeats - Keren Hayesod
100 years of supporting Israel
and our people.

Keren Hayesod-UIA (United Israel Appeal), in partnership with the global Jewish community, works to further the national priorities of the State of Israel and Israeli society, with special emphasis on advancing weaker communities; nurturing disadvantaged and marginalized youth; encouraging aliyah; implementing rescue operations; and connecting young Diaspora Jews to Israel and Jewish life.

Keren Hayesod
Centennial
100 Heartbeats

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So how was Keren Hayesod established?
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Who are the people behind the establishment of Keren Hayesod?
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For the first time in its history, the Keren Hayesod Conference in an Arab country
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Keren Hayesod supports victims of terror, in Israel and around the world
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Unprecedented Keren Hayesod fundraising campaign on eve of Six Day War
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Keren Hayesod embraces South and helps protect the NICU at Ashkelon’s Barzilai Hospital
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Keren Hayesod brings soldiers closer to their Jewish heritage in Nativ course
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The ship that made history – rescuing Holocaust survivors in Europe after the war
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The emissaries – Keren Hayesod’s elite team
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KH Executive member Ze’ev Jabotinsky – a powerhouse of hasbara in KH’s early years
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Keren Hayesod raises funds during the Yom Kippur War
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“To embody the vision of Keren Hayesod is a privilege” – Elie Wiesel
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Albert Einstein also supports Keren Hayesod!
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Keren Hayesod establishes settlement groups throughout the country to encourage young adults from the periphery to contribute to the community
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Aviron – the first airline in Israel, founded in 1936
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Keren Hayesod in support of higher education and research in Israel
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Esther Tafara – the story of an Ethiopian olah
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Border communities brochure sums up activities for Keren Hayesod donors
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Absorption centers – new immigrants’ first step in Israel!
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Keren Hayesod contributes to the security of residents of the South and enhances their quality of life
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11 Points Operation – Rural and Urban Communities of the Negev
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First rescue operation bringing Iraqi Jews to Israel – Operation Michaelberg
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The massive aliyah from the Soviet Union and the special Exodus fundraising campaign
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Keren Hayesod World Conference – opportunity to meet, to listen, and to make decisions!
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New logo for Keren Hayesod’s centennial
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Keren Hayesod supports the Philharmonic Orchestra and other cultural institutions
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The Net@ project creates a new horizon of opportunities in advanced technological professions for young people in Israel’s periphery
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The 1980s artists campaign – a new and vibrant Keren Hayesod idea to strengthen ties with Diaspora Jewry
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Israel’s first aliyah operations – “On the Wings of Eagles” and “Ezra and Nehemiah”
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A 100 year tradition: The Keren Hayesod calendar
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The story of Dr. Marcus Spiegel, a member of Keren Hayesod’s senior professional staff, the driving force behind its activities
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Special Keren Hayesod campaign to connect Israeli and Diaspora Jewish children
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It is interesting to see the Keren Hayesod logo change with changing times
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The story of the establishment of Tel Aviv Port
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Danny Kaye enlists in the ranks of Keren Hayesod and appears with the Gadna Orchestra after the Six Day War
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Keren Hayesod organizes missions that provided unforgettable experiences in Israel
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1970 Keren Hayesod jubilee celebrations – the whole country is celebrating
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The Jewish Agency – the executing arm of world Jewry
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Keren Hayesod – not just a street name (but also a street name)!
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Rabbis support Keren Hayesod – from 1930 to the present
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Keren Hayesod played crucial role in establishing the banking infrastructure in pre-state Israel
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Personal intervention program that help thousands of at-risk children, supported by Keren Hayesod
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John Henry Patterson – renowned British lion-hunter who became a KH rep
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Keren Hayesod also helps non-Jewish populations and leads social projects, with the support of the Jewish Agency
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Stockade and Tower – the campaign that changed the face of Jewish settlement
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Avraham Yitzhak – the first Ethiopian doctor and the most senior Ethiopian officer in the IDF
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Keren Hayesod presents the achievements of the Jewish Yishuv at the British Empire Exhibition
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The first Keren Hayesod mission to the US, headed by Chaim Weizmann
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Keren Hayesod supports settlement in Israel and helps establish Jezreel Valley communities
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Zionism and contribution to the State of Israel
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Keren Hayesod’s First Announcement
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Keren Hayesod offices, the National Institutions building in Jerusalem
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New neighborhood in Mitzpe Ramon encourages young families to settle in the heart of the desert
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Keren Hayesod values every contribution!
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Already in its first years, Keren Hayesod reaches the ends of the earth!
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March 11, 1948 – Attack on National Institutions Building in Jerusalem
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1951 newsreel documenting the moving historic moments in which Keren Hayesod took part
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After six years of activity – Keren Hayesod moves to Eretz Israel and the Executive changes 1926
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Global Call Center – how may we help you?
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Keren Hayesod – six key values
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Mazal tov to Keren Hayesod! 15th anniversary celebrations in 1935
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World leaders express admiration for Keren Hayesod’s work, from its establishment and until today
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Reconstruction of InterCitys of disadvantaged neighborhoods through the “twin cities” vision
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The Keren Hayesod Book of 1921 – a guidebook for donors
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The amazing aliyah operations from Ethiopia to Israel
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Keren Hayesod posters – a century of telling Israel’s story
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The International Women’s Division – Keren Hayesod’s Woman Power!
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Keren Hayesod funds the construction of buildings, changing the face of the country
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A year in Israel – a Jew for life: Keren Hayesod supports the Masa program for young Diaspora Jews that forges a deep connection to Israel
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Shir Ha’Emek (The Song of the Valley) – musical hit about pioneer life produced by Keren Hayesod
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From silent film to 3-D animation – Keren Hayesod has been telling its story for 100 years
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Transparency – the duty of trust to the donor and his money
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“Let another praise you” – Israel leaders speak about Keren Hayesod and its donors
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Saying “thank you” – prizes and awards to Keren Hayesod’s notables
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The ILR – the most prestigious event in the Jewish world
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How does it feel to represent Israel at a Keren Hayesod campaign event? With the help of speakers and artists, Keren Hayesod tells the story of Israel around the world
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Keren Hayesod invests in complex and daring rescue operations to save Jews in distress
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Micha Feldmann, the man who devoted his life to Ethiopian Jews
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Leadership that changes the face of reality – Keren Hayesod leaders and activists
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1924 –Keren Hayesod’s first silent movie about pioneers’ activities to build the Jewish Yishuv – “Banim Bonim” (Land of Promise)
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A life of dignity for Holocaust survivors and needy new immigrants – Keren Hayesod and Amigour
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Keren Hayesod Chairmen – Leadership and Partnership
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“The world is built on kindness” (Psalm 89:3) – Keren Hayesod supports life-saving organizations
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The sun never sets on the Keren Hayesod world – the global family of Keren Hayesod
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Shlomo Hillel – a life path that represents the Keren Hayesod values
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Keren Hayesod supports lone soldiers
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Keren Hayesod supported the establishment of Solel Boneh and building the land
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Youth villages provide a better future, with the help of Keren Hayesod
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Keren Hayesod supports 23 pre-army academies that instill confidence and strength in youth from all strata of society
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Mass aliyah from Morocco in complex operation to rescue Jews from hostile country
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Friends of Israel are an integral part of Keren Hayesod’s activities
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Aryeh Oz, from child Holocaust survivor to pilot in rescue and immigration operations
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The national carrier – the vision of “water power” is finally realized thanks to Keren Hayesod
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Land of Promise – informational film produced by Keren Hayesod garners praise and attracts large audiences around the world
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If you will it, it is no dream – declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948
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International Dor Hemshech – Keren Hayesod’s future leadership
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Receiving and giving back – the rescue of a family of Righteous Gentiles
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The March of the Living to commemorate the millions of Jews who perished in the Holocaust
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For the people of Israel
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What does the future hold in store for us?
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