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

The higher education team works to help refugees go to university to recieve either their bachelors...
We offer private tutoring and study groups for asylum seekers already enrolled or interested in...
In July 2010, more than 40 asylum seekers began vocational training courses as a result of a new...
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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

20/06/2016
ARDC aims to generate change in public opinion and policy toward African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel by engaging in advocacy, awareness-raising and structured dialogue with the Israeli...
25/05/2016
Support our campaign! When fleeing to safety, many refugees are tragically separated from their families. Though human rights law upholds the importance of family, the sad reality is that many...
11/03/2016
African asylum seekers make up less than half a percent of the population in Israel, a small number compared even to the total of foreign workers in Israel (43,186 asylum seekers vs. 77,192...

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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...
- Abdel, asylum seeker from Central African Republic
      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
      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
      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
      We think ARDC is doing critically important work, and we were happy to have partnered with them.
- Hekdesh
      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
      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
      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