Asylum Application Assistance

Refugee Status Determination is the procedure that determines whether those seeking asylum fall...
Despite a steady increase in the flow of African asylum seekers to the state of Israel over the...
Individuals from certain countries of origin are granted an informal type of group protection, a...
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Education

We offer both language group classes in Hebrew and English and private tutoring for all refugees...
The higher education team works to help refugees go to university to recieve either their bachelors...
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Public Relations & Advocacy

Over the years, ARDC has engaged thousands of local and international individuals and groups in...
Since 2012, ARDC has been bringing together groups of asylum seekers and Israelis and engaging...
In 2014, ARDC trained 30 asylum seeker leaders in Tel Aviv and Holot detention center, to...
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Latest News

20/08/2015
לפני כחודש הייתי בבני ברק שוב פעם לחידוש ויזה. בשעה שהלכתי, שמעתי את השומר מודיע לפקחי ההגירה באמצעות מכשירי רדיו - שמוטסים בדרך בא. אני הופתעתי! יש אזור גדול מאוד עם אוהל גדול מחולק לשני אזורים. אחת...
19/05/2015
May 19, 2015 Education is empowerment. To further this aim, ARDC continues to grow and strengthen our Higher Education project. In 2014, we assisted 125 clients in researching educational options,...
20/04/2015
April 5-7, 2015 Why is this plight different from all other plights? During the week of Passover, ARDC organized a massive effort to slow the forced deportation of African asylum seekers from Israel...

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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
      We think ARDC is doing critically important work, and we were happy to have partnered with them.
- Hekdesh
      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...
- Abdel, asylum seeker from Central African Republic
      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...
- Aminah, Volunteer
      I have no doubt that a great deal of the progress in the situation of refugees and asylum seekers in Israel has been achieved by the passion and hard work of those working for the ARDC.
- Ben, Volunteer
      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
      The ARDC has played a crucial role in providing emergency humanitarian assistance to refugees, including shelters, food, clothing and other essentials. They are a focal point for refugees ...
- Shevy Korzen, Former Executive Director of Hotline for Migrant Workers
      One of the lessons of the Holocaust is that it is incumbent on all of us to help those fleeing genocide, torture and mass rape, wherever it is happening in the world. We support ARDC because they are...
- Allen Katzoff, Anonymous foundation in Boston, Massachusetts