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Karmiel Children's Village


 JACS has apart from contributing to the general fund which pays for day to day expenses, such as clothing, presents, concert tickets, etc., which are not covered by the Israeli Government budgets, JACS has paid for a children's playground to be built, two tennis courts erected, (named for the late Annette Pearlman, National chairman for 25 years), a basketball court, and has  contributed to the petting zoo. Books for the library. After the last Lebanese War,  the Village was hit before the children could be evacuated, the salary of an additional psychologist, to cope with the many children of  whom had been traumatised by the action was sponsored too.

The Children's Village in Karmiel, was founded in 1978 and is the largest of the Training Projects for children founded by Racha Frier. It is situated in the northernmost part of Karmiel, a Development Town established in 1964. The village is in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, nestling in the Bet Hakerem valley between lower and upper Galillee. It is surrounded by Jewish and non-Jewish agricultural  and  community settlements which adds to the unique character of the area. The single-storey houses, surrounded  by grass and flowers blend into the pastoral setting, conducive to the educational framework

Click here to view Karmiel Children's Village Brochure

Click here to view a short film on Karmiel Children's Village

Click here to visit Karmiel Children's Village Website

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