Global Forum

Helping Hand Coalition Global Forum Comes to Harish

January 25th, 2022 – Harish municipality representatives – Yitzhak Keshet, Mayor, and Idit Entov, Deputy Mayor, hosted today President of Helping Hand Coalition Global Forum, Andre Gasiorowski.

The Helping Hand Coalition Global Forum intends to work with the City Hall on projects aimed at supporting Harish’s people in need: seniors, single mothers and young people, as well as providing regular support to ALL survivors of the Holocaust living in the city.

The first batch of aid is planed to be delivered at the beginning of February. Harish is a new Israeli town located 15 minutes’ drive from Caesarea, developed 5 years ago from a settlement of 1,000 to 35,000 population living over there today, with plan to turn Harish into a city of 50,000 in three years, and eventual goal of 100,000. The city’s population consists mainly of Orthodox Jews and following the traditions of Judaism (45%) and secular (55%), including new immigrants (25%).