The ALEH Family

Parents and children, caregivers and patients, government ministers and schoolchildren, foundations and caring individuals of all ages across the globe – all of these make up ALEH’s extended family. Working together, they provide over 700 children with complex disabilities in Israel with high-level care with the aim of helping them reach their potential.

We are proud to have friends around the world.  ALEH is a global community based on the principles of sensitivity, commitment and kindness, making a difference in the lives of Israel’s most vulnerable children and building a better, more caring world.

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Our Partners

The Wolfson Family Charitable Trust

The Wolfson Family Charitable Trust has assisted ALEH in the purchase of essential physiotherapy equipment and assistive devices, including specialised washing beds to ensure the residents’ dignity and comfort. Their support enables our residents to benefit from a wide range of opportunities for growth and development.

Tamares Hotels, Resorts & Spas

In partnership with ALEH, the famous Tamares Hotels, Resorts & Spas has initiated a donations campaign among its many guests and visitors during check-out. A small donation can make a world of difference to the quality of healthcare and wellbeing of our very special children.  The hotel staff’s sensitivity and support of our children is heartwarming!


Each year, the Supersol food chain organizes a special collection week where profits are donated to the children of ALEH. During the campaign, customers in all Supersol stores are offered the opportunity to purchase greeting cards designed by the children of ALEH.

Steimatzky Books

Israel’s largest bookstore chain, Steimatzky actively works on behalf of the community. To promote awareness and support for ALEH children, Steimatzky branches in Ben Gurion International Airport and Yad Vashem sell ALEH Boutique artwork and handicrafts created by ALEH residents in their vocational workshops.

The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation

The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation are generous supporters of professional training programs and the Therapeutic Safari Program at ALEH Negev. Through their partnership, residents and community children achieve motor and sensory goals while developing self-confidence and a positive self-image.

Rashi Foundation

The Rashi Foundation is a leading partner in the establishment of ALEH Negev, managing and co-financing construction of the Hospital Project, the Paramedical Center and the Logistics Center and the establishment of the Rehabilitative Pool. Rashi’s support of ALEH Negev expresses the foundation’s mission to help disadvantaged individuals reach their potential and to strengthen Israel’s periphery.

PPO Foundation, Switzerland

The PPO Foundation in Switzerland has generously supported the purchase of vital specialized equipment for the residents of ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran, including a life-saving airway clearance vest, supportive pillows, and a foldable ambulance hoist.  Their contribution will enable the residents to enjoy an enhanced quality of life on a daily basis.

The Weinberg Foundation

The establishment of the ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Rehabilitation Village was made possible largely due to the generous support of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. The innovative residential facility and assisted-living apartment complex are among the many projects funded by the Foundation.

Partner Communications, Orange

When Partner Communications Company  dedicated the Partner Room at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran , they provided a cutting-edge rehabilitation and assistive technology room to help ALEH residents connect with family and friends. To see the full story Click Here.

The Matanel Foundation

The Matanel Foundation is a major partner in the establishment of the High Dependency Hospital Wing at ALEH Jerusalem. Through their generous support, children with disabilities and complex medical conditions live in a medically safe environment that offers them everything they need. In addition, the Foundation is a significant backer of the comprehensive Renovations Project at the Jerusalem facility.

Massada Charitable Trust

Thanks to the partnership with the Massada…ALEH Negev has purchased specialized physiotherapy equipment that provides…The Trust’s recent contribution will support the planned expansion of the Vocational Workshops Program…, where residents enjoy challenging and productive work while fulfilling therapy goals.

The Marc Rich Foundation

The generous support of the Marc Rich Foundation has enabled ALEH Negev to establish its High Dependency Hospital Wing, replete with two hospital units, a state-of-the-art medical facility and special education department.

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions

Thanks to the generous support of ADAMA Agricultural Solutions (formerly known as the Makhteshim Agan Company), a new classroom was established in the ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Hospital Wing. With a kitchen, Gymboree, and special play corners for music, library, doctor and doll fun, the classroom will provide hours of enjoyable play-through-learning, enhancing the motor and cognitive development of children with the severest disabilities and complex medical conditions.

Logic Industries

Logic Industries has partnered with ALEH Negev of their on-premises hydrotherapy pool. Founded and owned by Mr. Mati Kochavi, Logic Industries provides advanced public safety and security solutions for national resource systems. ALEH Negev reflects its abiding belief in the potential of every individual, no matter the severity of disability, and in society’s responsibility to help them realize their capabilities to the fullest.

Jewish National Fund (JNF)

Through its Blueprint Negev initiative, The Jewish National Fund is making a major impact by partnering with ALEH. Together, they are building ALEH Negev! JNF is lending its expertise in developing beautifully landscaped grounds, meticulously planned to stimulate the senses of the residents through the scents of herb and flower gardens.

Keren Hayesod

Keren Hayesod (United Israel Appeal) is a crucial in the establishment of the ALEH Negev –Nahalat Eran Rehabilitation Village, and particularly the pioneering Hospital Wing. In addition, Keren hayesod is a big backer of ALEH Jerusalem’s current expansion campaign. Through their unwavering dedication, hundreds of Israeli children with severe disabilities will receive the specialized care they need.


Thanks to a grant of the Symphasis Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, ALEH Jerusalem provides hydrotherapy treatments for children with disabilities in an off-premises pool.  The physical, therapeutic and emotional benefits of hydrotherapy are essential for the growth and development of this special-needs population.

Jewish Federation of Orange County

The families and children of the Family Philanthropy Venture Fund of Jewish Federation Orange County have helped establish an innovative Activity Wall in ALEH Negev’s Special Education School. They have also helped sponsor ALEH Negev’s Safari Therapy Program, providing hundreds of children with exciting opportunities for stimulation, communication, and positive developmental experiences.

EL AL Airlines

In a unique project benefitting children with special needs, EL AL initiated a campaign in October 2005 called “Small Change Makes a Big Difference.”

On EL AL flights returning to Israel, an envelope available in every pocket seat enables passengers to donate any leftover change (in any currency) to benefit the children of ALEH and ALUT.

The campaign has proven very successful, with thousands of travelers filling the envelopes in a joint effort to help Israel’s disabled children.

We are grateful to El Al for enabling this project to “take off,” and to Bank Hapoalim for its generosity in ensuring the project’s success. A special thank you to all participants for your kindness and support!

Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Co. Ltd. (EAPC)

The Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Co. Ltd. (EAPC) donated a generous grant to the ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Rehabilitation Village, in support of residents who come from Ashkelon and Eilat. As former EAPC Chairman Amos Yaron remarked at a ceremony held in their offices: “EAPC sees its activities on behalf of the community, and especially on behalf of the vulnerable and handicapped, as part of its obligation to society and humanity.  This contribution is another expression of our partnership with the community around us.”

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has helped establish a successful integrated, inclusive social activities program.
Its goal is to break boundaries of religion, race, ethnicity and abilities in a fun and inclusive environment.