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Keren Stern

Rim Tekie Solomon

  At sixteen, Rim, a daughter to Eritrean parents, fled Sudan with her mother and five younger sisters and brothers. They crossed the Sinai desert by foot and arrived in Israel, where they were placed in a detention center.  In…

A taste of Tanzania

  Sharon Avidar, member of Brit Olam‘s  Teaching Solar Cooking Delegation to Tanzania shares his expereinces: “When people ask me why I wanted to join the student delegation to Tanzania, I never understand the question. I mean, it’s a group…

Marcelle Juliet Saul Sheiman

Marcelle Juliet Saul Sheiman is a current Board Member with Brit Olam. An admitted attorney to the Supreme Court of the Republic of South Africa and Israeli advocate with 25 years of experience in the business community. She currently serves…

Who We Are

Brit Olam – International Volunteering and Development is an Israeli public association established in 2005. Our activities include developing and executing community-based development programs to reduce poverty and vulnerability in developing countries, as well as providing relief and rehabilitation projects…

Relief Aid for India Tsunami

  Following the 2006 tsunami disaster, medical relief was one of the most pressing needs of countless communities in India. Although local healthcare professionals worked tirelessly to address the needs of these devastated communities, the breadth of wide-ranging medical needs…

Keren Haick – Volunteer

Keren Haick joined Brit Olam following her encounter with Africa where she also volunteered in an orphanage on the outskirts of Nairobi.  In her volunteer work with Brit Olam, Keren helps the organization with operating and financial tasks. Originally from…