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Links for Olim Services

The Jewish Agency for Israel – JAFI – (Hasochnut Hayehudit)

The Israel Ministry of Immigrant Absorption – (Misrad Haklita), Registration for the campaign " Returning Home For Israel's 60th "

The Ministry of Education – (Misrad Hahinuch)

Haifa for Olim (

Nefesh B'Nefesh

Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel – AACI

South African Zionist Federation

British Olim Society

Zionist Federation of Australia

On-line Resources for Anglo-Olim

The following are resources in English for Olim in Haifa. It includes e-mail groups, web sites and people. We recommend that you sign up for the lists, surf the sites and contact the relevant people. It will help you in your networking and in making you feel part of the community.


·’s official Aliyah website.

· - is Maintained by the volunteer Dory Cwikel and has lots of info about Haifa and lists many activities going on around the city.

· – Anglo-list is run by Suzanne Sukerman and has info about service providers, translated bills, religious life, general aliyah info, etc.

E-Mail lists:

·        The following two lists are general Anglo and Haifa specific lists. People advertise, buy, sell, look for things, seek advice, etc. Getting the e-mails from them provides you with lots of info on what is going on in Haifa relating to the Anglo community. – send them a message asking to subscribe. – just send a message to this address

·        Haifa young English Speaker list – the group has a social pub night every month and other activities. Send e-mail to

 People who can be helpful:

·        Yanina Musnikow, Coordinator AACI, (Association of American and Canadians in Israel) Northern Region,

Yanina comes to Haifa twice a month but it is easier to contact her by e-mail or at her Tel – Aviv office at 03-696-0389 (leave a message if she is not there).

When in Haifa she is at 131. Hameginim Blvd., Phone: 04-851-0351/2

·        Itamar Guy, Director, Achuza Orthodox Community Center, Haifa – Modern Orthodox community in Ahuza, 054-9528110


·        Rabbi Dubi Hayun

Rabbi of Congregation Moria the Masorty/Conservative Synagogue. 04-

Web site


·        Hadassah

 Leah Shavit President,, 04-837-5929

Helen Levy,, 04-825-4057

Lee Freeman, 04-811-0344


·        Or Hadash – Reform Synagogue

55 Hantke St,  Tel: 972-4-8343905/6, E-mail:




·        Asya Chairsky - The Jewish Agency Employment Coordinator. Helps with CV, Israeli job market, job retraining, etc. 04-856-7649,, 131 Hameginim Blvd.

·        Tamara Klinger-Levi, Nefesh B'Nefesh – Employment Coordinator. Helps with CV, Israeli job market, job retraining, etc