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From female celebrities smashing sexists myths to the construction of a glass ceiling in the middle of Tel Aviv to raise awareness of gender inequality, WIZO marked and celebrated International Women's Day 2018 with several important initiatives and events.

Three students from the WIZO Nir Ha’Emek Youth Village Mishpachton, a special foster home for students during their high school years, joyfully celebrated their Bar/Bat Mitzvahs in a wonderful event including 20 of their peers.

Two hundred teenage girls from all over Israel gathered at WIZO's headquarters in Tel Aviv to mark the culmination of this year's Otzma Tzeira ("Young Strength") project, a program which empowers them through the teaching of photography, film, theater, and more.

Thanks to generous contributions from the Harari family and the Jewish community of Panama, "Yad Mordechai", a beautiful new synagogue, was dedicated at the WIZO Gan Va'Nof Youth Village in Petach Tikva.

WIZO South Africa joined forces with the Israeli Embassy and Wheelchairs of Hope to donate 50 kid-friendly wheelchairs from Israel to disabled children in South Africa.

Under the slogan "One in three kids is hungry", the students of WIZO Nir Ha'Emek enlisted local eateries to support their 4th annual "Day Without Hunger" campaign by selling food for just 2 NIS.

The Social Yard enables children to enjoy activities outside the classroom as they learn social interaction skills in a beautiful place that suits their specific needs.

Yaniv, a 13-year-old boy whose family has been through many challenges, could not believe his own eyes when he arrived at the WIZO Nir HaEmek Youth Village and was placed in a foster home where for the first time in his life he'll have his very own bed, cabinet, closet and desk.

Hundreds filled Tel Aviv's Performing Arts Center on Monday night for a nostalgic concert of singers from Israel's legendary Nahal Troupe in a WIZO benefit concert for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence.


Celebrating "Israel at 70", 100 WIZO leaders and representatives from 20 countries across the globe gathered in Tel Aviv for the 2018 MOR, a packed week of sharing, planning, bonding and first-hand encounters with the meaningful work WIZO does across Israel.