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You can join the Israel Friends’ of Beit Hatfutsot by purchasing an annual membership.

Annual Membership Dues and Benefits are specified in the form


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Adi Akunis
Director, Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot
Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People
P.O. Box 39359
Tel Aviv 6139202

Donations may be sent by check payable to” Friends of Beit Hatfutsot in Israel” to the above mentioned address.

Contact Us

Adi Akunis Director, Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot

Adi Akunis
Director, Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot, POB 39359
Tel Aviv 6139202
Phone: 03-7457893
Fax: 03-7457821


About the Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot

The Friends of Beit Hatfutsot in Israel Association work to promote cultural, educational and community projects of Beit Hatfutsot.

The Association raises funds for displaying temporary exhibitions, and the promotion and distribution of educational projects of the International School for Jewish Peoplehood Studies (ISJPS) in Beit Hatfutsot, in Israel and around the world.

The Association works to encourage the essential connection of the younger generations with their roots. It hosts thousands of youth, new immigrants, families from distressed areas, IDF soldiers and officers for guided tours of the various exhibitions at the Museum, and sponsors educational enrichment programs, seminars and workshops.

The Association holds various events for its members in order to raise resources and spread the unique and ongoing story of the Jewish people and its rich culture.


Events initiated by the Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot


Prof. Moshe Bar – On The Human Memory, February 2020

 הקשר בין הזכרון שלנו לקבלת החלטות מפגש עם פרופ' משה בר, אירוע של אגודת ידידי בית התפוצות


The Culinary and Art of the Jezreel Valley, December 2019

ידידות בית התפוצות סיור בעמק יזרעאל 12 בדצמבר 19


Homage to Shaike Ophir Z”L, November 2019

ערב הצדעה לשייקה אופיר התקיים ב 6 בנובמבר - לחצו לפרטים ולתמונות


An Art Tour Along the Coast, March 2019

סיור של ידידות בית התפוצות - לחצו לפרטים


A Special Event by the Israel Friends Association – The Film “The Unorthodox”, February 2019

Gabi & Tamar Hake, Adi Akunis, Enia Kupfer Zeevi

Gabi & Tamar Hake, Adi Akunis, Enia Kupfer Zeevi

Tour to Portugal – October 2018

American Night – May 2018

Festive Tribute in Bologna, Italy – April 2018

Jewish Gangsters – December 2017

The Story of Perry Farag

A trip to Italy

Maskit Fashion Event

Delegation to Vienna

Gallabia Gashion Event

Shadows in Baghdad – Film



Business Forum for Beit Hatfutsot

The Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot (IFBH), consists of members of the Museum and significant supporters. This also includes the Business Forum; a group of circa 50 companies and leading businessmen committed to the goals and values of Beit Hatfutsot.

Through the generous support and contributions of top Israeli enterprises and entrepreneurs, IFBH reaches out to new audiences and visitors; it seeks to advance and make accessible Beit Hatfutsot’s important educational and cultural programs, for all ages.

It is committed to bringing children at risk, new immigrants, children from Israel’s peripheral areas, and IDF soldiers and officers to Beit Hatfutsot for guided tours, seminars, and educational workshops. Through the various educational initiatives, exhibitions and programs, IFBH strives to strengthen the visitors’ Jewish identity and to better connect them with their heritage.

Membership in the Forum is NIS 3,600 per year, of which NIS 2,400 is recognized by the tax authorities as a donation.

Forum Membership benefits:

  • Two full family memberships to the Museum, including unlimited entry for a couple with children/grandchildren under the age of 18, to all permanent and Temporary exhibitions
  • Invitations to the opening events of exhibitions
  • Exclusive events with leading Forum members will be invited together with their spouses for dinner at exclusive meetings with public figures from the arts, culture, communication, etc.

Israel Friends Members

  • Levin Eliyahu
  • Shenhar Shmuel
  • Propper Etty
  • Pri Zan Hanna
  • Meir Motty
  • Reif Motty
  • Streit Elli
  • Shamir Popkin Ruth
  • Hedva Sharon
  • Tadmor Dan
  • Adler Reuven
  • Bejarano Marco
  • Birenfeld Tal
  • Greenfield Murray
  • Hershkovitz Ronit
  • Yosef Iris
  • Levit Hanna
  • Hayek Gabi
  • Kochavi Doron
  • Lahat Dan