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100%

Of BTJ's student body receives some level of financial assistance

115

Receive regular support from BTJ's social service department

150+

Dedicated staff in multiple faculties throughout our 18 acre campus

7,500

Graduates since 1948. Click here to learn more about our graduates.

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Bar Mitzvah Project

Raise money in preparation for your Bar Mitzvah so that someone less fortunate is able to celebrate this important milestone as you both enter adulthood.

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Simcha Giving

Instead of buying a gift for your friends and family, why not make a donation to Boys Town Jerusalem to celebrate their special occasion.
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In Memory Giving

At a time of sorrow it is comforting to know that something positive is being done to remember a loved one, a way of honouring their values and commitment.

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of students pass the bagrut

Meet Dr. Maro Gete

In 1991, nine-year-old Maro Gete, his parents and nine brothers and sisters immigrated to Israel from a small village in Ethiopia. Maro had never attended school and could not read or write. At the age of 14, he began living and studying at Boys Town Jerusalem – six years later he graduated at the top of his class! During his IDF service, Maro became an officer who bravely led his troops in the Lebanon War. Today he is a well-respected physician at Shaarei Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

Recently, Dr. Maro Gete returned to Boys Town Jerusalem to offer words of encouragement to Ethiopian students in the school’s College of Applied Engineering.

“I owe Boys Town Jerusalem a great deal,” the doctor declared. “The six years that I spent here were a life-changing experience for me.”

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