Current Projects

01/10/2010 - 31/01/2014
16/02/2012
Refugee Status Determination is the procedure that determines whether those seeking asylum fall within the definition of a refugee in need of protection in accordance with international law. The...
01/11/2010 - 31/12/2014
15/02/2012
Since early 2011, the number of refugee women in Israel who have been victims of rape and sexual violence during their flight through the Sinai desert escalated dramatically. Many of those in ARDC’s...
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2016
14/02/2012
Hebrew and English language tuition for adult refugees and asylum seekers constitutes the core component of the Refugee Education Center’s activities. We seek to deliver language classes to over 800...
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2013
14/02/2012
At the height of the 2007 humanitarian crisis, ARDC operated as many as ten shelters at one time to cater for the sudden increase in the number of asylum seekers arriving. Today, however, we run a...
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2016
11/04/2015
Over the years, ARDC has engaged thousands of local and international individuals and groups in tours and solidarity visits to raise their awareness of the situation facing asylum seekers in Israel...
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2016
11/04/2015
Since 2012, ARDC has been bringing together groups of asylum seekers and Israelis and engaging them in reconciliatory dialogue through various activities. Through this initiative, ARDC co-...
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
11/04/2015
In 2014, ARDC trained 30 asylum seeker leaders in Tel Aviv and Holot detention center, to enhance their capacity to represent the community and to advocate on the community’s behalf by...
01/05/2013 - 31/12/2013
01/05/2013
Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. Granted, not everybody is a medal-winning athlete like Ussain Bolt or Paula Radcliffe, but most of us don’t run for medals. What we run for is...
01/01/2011
28/02/2012
ARDC serves as a watchdog on government policies and practices towards the asylum seeker and refugee population in Israel by reporting on various legal and political developments. We work to provide...
01/06/2010 - 31/12/2016
28/02/2012
PREP also attempts to serve the higher education needs of the refugee and asylum seeker community by advising applicants and students regarding various aspects of the post-secondary educational...