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JTLV "Build a Home in Tel Aviv"

Tel Aviv, the city that never sleeps, enticed many with its promise of a lively and welcoming home. Yet, beneath its bustling facade lies a hidden reality. Amidst the beach parties and the illusion of endless possibilities, many individuals encounter significant pains.

The lively rhythm and busy streets of Tel Aviv can often leave individuals feeling adrift, disconnected, and yearning for a place to belong, particularly in the aftermath of the tragic events of October 7th. JTLV stands ready to illuminate the streets of Tel Aviv during these dark times.

  • Isolation and Loneliness: Despite the bustling nature of the city, many individuals grapple with a profound sense of isolation and difficulty forging meaningful connections within Tel Aviv's fast-paced environment.
  • Cultural Disorientation: Transitioning to Tel Aviv can be overwhelming, with newcomers feeling disoriented amidst the city's cultural nuances and unfamiliar surroundings.
  • Spiritual Disconnect: Integrating spirituality into Tel Aviv's dynamic lifestyle can prove challenging, resulting in a loss of personal values and a lack of guidance on a meaningful spiritual journey.           
  • Lack of Community Gathering Spaces: The absence of designated spaces for communal gatherings and cultural celebrations leaves a void in the lives of those seeking a sense of belonging and connection within Tel Aviv.
  • Feeling Adrift in the Crowd: Despite the city's vibrant energy, many individuals struggle to find their purpose and place, feeling like anonymous figures amidst the bustling crowds.

Introducing JTLV – a community dedicated to creating a welcoming haven in the heart of Tel Aviv.

With our nation dealing with its own struggles during wartime, watching our loved ones head off to the front lines, it's a real rollercoaster of confusion and uncertainty. We recognize the challenges individuals face in finding a place of belonging amidst the hustle and bustle while our nation faces so many challenges in the times of war of this vibrant city.

At JTLV, we offer a comprehensive solution, providing a warm and inviting environment where friendships are forged, cultural traditions are honored, and spiritual growth is encouraged.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between the bustling streets and the inner soul of Tel Aviv, creating a supportive community that celebrates diversity and cultivates meaningful connections. Join us in sustaining our home away from home in this dynamic metropolis.

"JTLV transformed my experience in Tel Aviv. It provided me with a sense of community, a place where I felt seen,
valued, and embraced. This community truly changed my life."
- Rachel S.


"Before discovering JTLV, I felt lost and disconnected in Tel Aviv. This community became my anchor,
offering me a sense of belonging, meaningful friendships, and a space to explore and nourish my spirituality."
- David R.

At the JTLV Home Away for Home, You Can Expect:

  • Friday Night Gatherings: Enjoy cozy Shabbat dinners where you can connect with others and share in the warmth of community.
  • Spiritual Gatherings: Take part in meaningful Shabbat and festival services that lift your spirits and offer a chance to connect with Jewish traditions.
  • Learning Opportunities:  Join engaging Torah classes to delve into Jewish teachings, wisdom, and values in an inclusive and accessible setting.
  • Community Events: Dive into a variety of events, from music jams and peaceful meditations to lively barbecues and parties, all infused with a touch of spirituality.
  • Matchmaking: Explore the chance to find your soulmate and foster a meaningful relationship within our community, supported by our dedicated team.
  • Guidance and Support: Lean on our caring Rabbi and fellow community members for advice and assistance as you navigate your spiritual journey.

A Home Away from Home:  a place where you can work, study, or simply relax during the week, creating a sense of belonging in the heart of Tel Aviv.

Rabbi Hill our passionate and devoted leader, deeply understands the transformative impact community can have and the need for a physical space that fosters growth and connection. With unwavering commitment, he implores you to join us in making this dream a reality:

"The power of community and the power of a physical space dedicated to fostering connection and growth is immeasurable. We have witnessed countless lives transformed through JTLV, and with your support, we can continue to make a difference. Your contribution will create a lasting impact, not only on the individuals who seek a home in Tel Aviv but on the entire community as a whole."


Take Action Today

We invite you to be a part of this incredible journey of building a home in Tel Aviv. Your support will enable us to establish a vibrant and inclusive community center where lives are transformed, relationships are forged, and spirituality is rekindled.

How You Can Make a Difference:

  • Donate: Your contribution, no matter the size, will have a significant impact on creating a thriving community center. Every dollar brings us closer to our goal.
  • Share: Spread the word about our campaign with your friends, family, and colleagues. Together, we can reach more people who share our vision.
  • Volunteer: Offer your time and skills to support JTLV's initiatives. Your involvement will contribute to the success of our community.
  • Join: Become a member of our community and experience the transformative power of JTLV firsthand. Together, we can create a home in Tel Aviv.

Join Our Campaign: Let's Ensure JTLV Remains in Tel Aviv!

Join us in supporting the JTLV Am Yisrael Chai Campaign and be part of spreading light in Tel Aviv!

Why should you donate? Because in the midst of Tel Aviv's secular cityscape, there's a beacon of light shining brightly at 22 Allenby: JTLV. It's a sanctuary for Olim, a home away from home, offering emotional, mental, and spiritual support for those navigating life in Tel Aviv.

JTLV serves as the vital link between the streets and the soul of Tel Aviv, awakening the city's Neshama. Here, everyone is embraced for who they are, without judgment, and welcomed to experience Shabbat, learn Torah, and celebrate holidays alongside like-minded individuals. Over the past 6 months, JTLV has opened its doors to over 2,000 people and hosted more than 300 events, fostering community connections and resilience, especially in the wake of events like October 7th. We stand against hate and violence, choosing instead to combat our enemies with love and Torah teachings.

Join us in this unique mission because there's no place quite like JTLV, and your support can make all the difference.

Spread the light and pay it forward by inviting someone you know to join the cause!

With your support, we will ensure your role in the vitality of Am Yisrael.

Thank you for being a part of this transformative journey.

Donate now and be a cornerstone of our new center. Share our campaign and spread the light of JTLV. 

Together, we can build a home in Tel Aviv—a place where hearts find solace, connections flourish, and spirits soar. Your contribution matters. Let's embark on this extraordinary journey together.

The Roger Chicly JTLV Shul