Indi Schleps to School

A big thank you to Indiana and her classmates at Hertesmere Jewish Primary School who schlepped to school last week to raise money for Tzedek. Indiana wrote an article for her school newsletter which we have re-posted below!   A few of my friends and I decided to dump the car and walk to school.  […]

What can the Commonwealth teach us?

As world leaders gathered in London, George Rosenfeld explored a Jewish perspective. Last week, I attended the Youth Forum at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, representing the Commonwealth Jewish Council (CJC) and Tzedek. The three-day forum brought together 500 young people, including ambassadors of the 53 member states and representatives of special interest groups […]

Getting Creative at the Twinning Project Training Workshop

  When your classroom looks like this…. …and you want it to look like this…. …but you don’t have a school budget for materials then sometimes you need a little help from outside the school. This weekend we invited the teachers involved in the Twinning project to attend a training workshop on producing Teaching and […]

The view from Charlie’s window

Charlie Taylor is Tzedek’s new Country Director for Ghana.  One of our programmes is a schools twinning programme between Primary Schools in Tamale and London.  Over several weeks pupils take part in the same lessons in both countries.  The lesson worksheets are exchanged and the pupils get to see the work from the other students. […]

In Memory of Maureen Kendler

We are deeply saddened by the tragic and untimely loss of Maureen Kendler z’l, who passed away on Friday after a short illness. Our thoughts are with all her family, in particular her husband, Hayden, and her four children. Maureen’s levaya, attended by hundreds from across the spectrum of Jewish life, is a testament to her […]

Success at our Ghanaian Entrepreneurship Boot Camp!

We are delighted to have spent the last five days with our Ghanaian partner organisation Youth Empowerment for Life (YEfL), teaching leadership skills to 16 local youth leaders who we’ve been working with for around the past year now. During the Boot Camp they have been learning entrepreneurship skills, how to increase their own opportunities for employment […]

Internships with Tzedek

October 2017 We are recruiting for new UK office interns! “I got to spend time working with people from very different backgrounds … all of whom are passionately engaged in resolving social problems and spurring others on to roll their sleeves up.”  – Alex Sangster (2015 Spring Intern) Tzedek offers 3 month internships for those who are passionate about international development […]

Rosh Hashana Appeal 5778

Make a Donation Here Fadila is 18 years old, and finished Junior High School at aged 15. She wants to be a teacher, but cannot afford to go to university. Girls in Northern Ghana are trapped in a cycle of poverty. Without an education and with little means young people are open to abuse, exploitation […]

Work Experience Summer 2017

We are delighted to have hosted 9 work experience participants across three weeks this summer. All three groups learnt about international development and the work of Tzedek, and each set out on an ambitious fundraising task with a time limit of only 48 hours! On the 10th July we welcomed the first three participants to […]

Yoni Jesner Awards 2017

Friday 14th July 2017 We were delighted to attend the 2017 Yoni Jesner Awards this week. Tzedek Chief Executive Dr. Judith Stanton had the honour of presenting students from JCoSS with their awards in recognition of 20 and 50 volunteering hours. Some of these students gained their volunteering hours through organising JCoSS’ hugely successful Schlep […]