Israeli Backpackers Volunteer in Rio's Slums

(JTA) 25 Israeli backpackers volunteered during their post-army travels in Rio de Janeiro's poor neighborhoods as emissaries of the non-profit Heroes for Life. For two weeks they renovated elementary schools and taught math and English to disadvantaged children. Heroes for Life, founded in 2014, has dispatched teams to India, Nepal, South Africa, Guatemala, Mexico, Argentina, and Ethiopia.

2018-03-13 00:00:00

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