Education narrows gaps and encourages excellence among disadvantaged populations.

Research has demonstrated a connection between socio-economic status and academic achievement. Access to quality education is critical for Israel’s growth, and the picture today is grim for children and young adults who come from poor communities, especially those living in Israel’s geographic periphery. The Federation partners with grassroots organizations and the Ministry of Education to promote access to high-quality educational programs from preschool to post-graduate work.