Saving At-Risk Jewish Children in Odessa

Over the past 20 years, Tikva has saved 2,250 Jewish children from the misery of state orphanages and poverty, but there are still a documented 2,500 desperate Jewish children waiting to be rescued

Our Mission

Tikva’s core mission is to care for the homeless, abandoned and abused Jewish children of Odessa and neighboring regions of the Former Soviet Union. Tikva provides a warm, compassionate home, essential social services and a quality education, while revitalizing the growing Jewish community of Odessa. In addition, Tikva offers its graduates the opportunity for a brighter future through university & technical education in Odessa & immigration to Israel, where Tikva continues its support services to help them thrive.

About Tikva

Supporting Odessa’s Jewish population since 1996

At Tikva, our mission is simple - to provide aid and education to the lives of at-risk Jewish children and impoverished families in Odessa, Ukraine. Together, our members have helped rebuild Jewish identity ruined by the persecution and communist rule that has constrained the community for decades. Through our educational programs and rescue aid, we continue to save Jewish orphans, help to rebuild the community, educate the Jewish youth, and create a brighter future full of possibilities and the ability to fulfill their dreams.

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With your support and contributions, Tikva can Continue to help The Jewish Community in Odessa Ukraine
7 Co-ed Schools and 2 daycare facilities
7 Co-ed Schools and 2 daycare facilities
750 Kids in Pre-School through High School
750 Kids in Pre-School through High School
700 Kids made aliyah & joined the IDF
700 Kids made aliyah & joined the IDF
3,000 Elderly individuals in our care
3,000 Elderly individuals in our care

What We Do

Reaching into the heart of the Jewish community to create hope and rebuild Jewish identity

Through our educational programs and rescue aid, we continue to bring hope and a path towards a brighter future for the people of Odessa. Our programs and services are directed towards the Jewish youth who live in dangerous and impoverished situations and are in need of love, support, and education from the Jewish community.

Each year, Tikva rescues hundreds of children from dangerous homes, poverty, abuse, and neglect. We offer clothing, food, a J...

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Our leading Jewish educational institutions in Odessa provide children with a top quality education and the tools needed to g...

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We offer a range of programs to the Jewish community of Odessa, including daily hot food deliveries, Hebrew classes, cultural...

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Our Programs

We started as a small community outreach program, and our members have grown that into so much more…
Children's Homes Children's Homes
Rescuing Jewish children from a life of suffering
Jewish Education Jewish Education
Bringing hope for a brighter tomorrow in Odessa
Community Building Community Building
Enriching a community that will continue to grow
Future in Israel Future in Israel
Enlightening educated youth to all that Israel offers
Ways to Help Ways to Help
Creating a future for the Jewish community of Odessa
University Program University Program
Providing a helping hand into post-secondary education
 
Our Programs

A Glimpse into Tikva Life

Revitalizing Jewish life in Odessa
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At Tikva, we support the lives of at-risk Jewish children and relieve the suffering of impoverished Jewish families in Odessa, Ukraine. Learn about how Tikva has become a pioneer in the revitalization of Jewish life within the community of Odessa.

Keep in touch with Tikva through news, updates, and upcoming event information
Mission to Odessa – April
When: 04/25/2018 Where: Odessa

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Miami Drive for Life
When: 05/08/2018

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Mission to Odessa – May
When: 05/30/2018 Where: Odessa

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Winter 2017 Newsletter
Published on: 11/28/2017

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Fall 2017 Newsletter Special Edition
Published on: 10/01/2017

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Fall 2017 Newsletter
Published on: 09/01/2017

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Summer camp 2017
Published on: 08/08/2017
So the next academic year has come to an...

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Graduates 2017
Published on: 08/06/2017
Students of the eleventh grade of the sc...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter
Published on: 04/01/2017

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Fall 2016 Newsletter
Published on: 10/01/2016

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Summer 2016 Newsletter
Published on: 06/01/2016

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‎Masashorashim 2016‬
Published on: 03/29/2016
Tikva girls school on their way to Polan...

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