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Dr. Mario Gete , Return to Boys Town Jerusalem

From early morning till late evening, Dr. Maro Gete takes a vital role in the drama that unfolds daily at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Ear Nose and

Throat and Head-Neck Surgery Department. Here the young resident, who holds the distinction of being the sole Ethiopian-born doctor in the entire…

Boys Town Jerusalem Students Volunteer to Help Senior Citizens Learn IT Skills

A course taught voluntarily by a team of energetic tenth graders at Boys Town Jerusalem, is helping Jerusalem’s senior citizens acquire some much-needed computer know-how.

“At the start, we asked each participant to fill out a questionnaire on how much they know about computers,” explained Elior Nassi, 16. “They all…

Lifesaving Bracelet Wins First Place For BTJ

Four Year 9 students from Boys Town Jerusalem were awarded first place in the prestigious Annual Jerusalem Fair for Scientific Research and Technological Solutions for their innovative “life signal transmitter”.

Team member Yehudah Naimark, 15, explained that the small, inexpensive bracelet would enable first responders to quickly pinpoint the exact…

Trip to Poland Profoundly Moves BTJ Students

33 Boys Town Jerusalem students left Israel just before Pesach to participate in a journey to darkness of Poland, in the footsteps of the millions of Holocaust victims a journey that became a life‐changing experience for those participating.

“This trip placed my life into proportion,” said Shalom Meir, a pupil….