Featured Cause


Kickstarting – the Dry Bones Blog

yoav@negevdirect.com 10/24/2012

Here’s a neat project we want you to know about from Yaakov Kirschen, the creator of the witty Dry Bones comic strip. Yaakov has started a fundraiser on Kickstarter to raise money to create…

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Featured Israeli Non-Profit: Friends of AKIM USA

yoav@negevdirect.com 07/02/2012

About AKIM USA: “In Hebrew, AKIM is an acronym for the “Association for the Habilitation of the Developmentally Disabledâ€. Friends of AKIM USA is dedicated to supporting this population. Akim was founded in 1951…

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Featured Cause: P’TACH – Jewish Special Education

yoav@negevdirect.com 02/29/2012

This video tells the story of P’TACH (Parents for Torah for all Children). P’TACH is a New York-based non-profit organization whose goal is to provide the best Jewish and secular education to students with…

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BGU Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection

yoav@negevdirect.com 02/20/2012

New Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection Developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers 90 Percent Detection Rate in Clinical Tests for Multiple Types of Cancers BEER-SHEVA, February 20, 2012 – A simple…

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Helping AMIT Help Israel

yoav@negevdirect.com 06/02/2011

This summer, Vivint, one of the largest home automation companies in North America, is giving away more than one million dollars to charities through its GiveBack Project. We LOVE Vivint for it’s innovative approach…

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Names In The News

yoav@negevdirect.com 05/25/2011

Sharon Temkin Portnoy has joined the Forward Association, publisher of the Forward newspaper, as Director of Development. Portnoy joins the Forward from Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America.  During her tenure with Hadassah,…

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