Organizations & Initiatives



       Iranian Women Writers in Israel


The Central Organization of Iranian Immigrants in Israel

This organization helps Iranian Jews to immigrate to Israel. It aims at preserving and continuing the Jewish Iranian culture. It also assists students in Israeli universities and faculties, to be successfully absorbed into Israeli society



The Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York - the generous sponsor of the ACIS program for the study of Jewish Iranian communities in Israel. To the official website of the IAJF click here 

  The Maccabim Foudation - focusing on awarding scholarships to students of Iranian-origin studying in higher-education institutions in Israel. 

The Merage Foundation. For further info click here 



The Organization of  “The House of Khoresh” for the Jews of Iran in Israel since 1978. In addition to offering intensive Hebrew courses to immigrants from Iran, this organization offers help in the absorption process. It has also set up "The House of Khoresh” for immigrants from Iran.  

  אב"א - ארגון לחקר יהודי בוכרה, איראן ואפגניסטן - מרכז העוסק בקידום חקר יהודי אסיה התיכונה (בוכרה, אפגניסטן) ואיראן באמצעות ארגון סמינרים, ימי עיון, הרצאות וסיורים. לפרטים נוספים >

The annual Persian Book Fair 

  Iran-Israel Foundation for the advancement of peace and friendship among the people of both nations. 

SHAHYAD, Israel's Farsi language newspaper, edited נy Kamal Penhasi.

  The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot connects Jewish people to their roots and strengthens their personal and collective Jewish identity. 

"And you shall explain to your son..." an initiative of the Israeli Ministry for Senior Citizens (as of 2015 renamed Ministry for Social Equality) for the preservation of the heritage of Jews from Arab countries and Iran  


  The Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies, University of Haifa



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