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Refugee Status Determination is the procedure that determines whether those seeking asylum fall...
Since early 2011, the number of refugee women in Israel who have been victims of rape and sexual...
Hebrew and English language tuition for adult refugees and asylum seekers constitutes the core...
At the height of the 2007 humanitarian crisis, ARDC operated as many as ten shelters at one time to...
Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. Granted, not everybody is a medal-winning...
ARDC serves as a watchdog on government policies and practices towards the asylum seeker and...
The Refugee Education Center also attempts to serve the higher education needs of the refugee and...
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Dear all, We are commemorating 11th Anni
A 3 day strike and protest in response to mass arrests, visas not being renewed and dentation...
For several years ARDC has held registration days to assist asylum seekers in applying for the US...
A demonstration of a new kind, in which residents of south Tel Aviv from all different communities...
The ARDC research team has produced a report that focuses on identifying the issues of crime in...
ARDC opened the Refugee Education Center (REC) in Tel Aviv in January 2009 to offer language...
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ARDC Blog

Today 9:45 in the morning I was in the bank. I sat on the chair and 10 minutes later went to a...
Video coverage of the ongoing refugee strike starting 4th January -   17/12/13
To our trustees, partners, supporters and Refugees,  
ARDC is recruiting for a Finance Manager and a
Unfortunately, as a result of a cut in funding mandated by the international headquarters of our...
As part of a restructing of ARDC a new board and Chairman was elected.
The good thing about running in the evening is that the longer you run, the cooler it gets.
After being away from their wives for many years, both John* and Peter* will be leaving...
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Latest News

16/06/2014
By Asylum seekers’ committee in HolotJune 15, 2014Asylum seekers’ committee in Holot decided to continue their struggle, demonstrating against the unfair government policy of putting us in a prison...
28/04/2014
Project Coordinator:  Asylum Assistance Application Project (AAA Project)   Hours/week: 40 Supervisory responsibility: Project team (RSD, Relocation, Technical Coordinators, up...
06/01/2014
Amid calls for nationwide strike of migrant workers, thousands of asylum seekers gather in Tel Aviv, urging Israeli government to review asylum requests. Meanwhile, hundreds protest in Eilat  ...

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      We hate being dependent on other people. We came here because of genocide, or political instability, or to escape a totalitarian regime. We didn’t come here in search of a better life, but to...
- Ephrem Solomon, Eritrean asylum seeker
      The work of the ARDC is simply inspiring. We have seen the difference in the lives of the people they have touched and we are proud to support their humanitarian relief work. Their truly dedicated...
- UNHCR Israel
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- Shevy Korzen, Former Executive Director of Hotline for Migrant Workers
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      My time teaching English to adult refugees has been both challenging and extremely rewarding. When my class started, only one of my students could write their name in English and none could recognize...
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      I am writing these few lines to express my gratitude towards the assistance and help that I received from this organization. ... My Hebrew has progress significantly. ... I started communicating with...
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