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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….

Students make hospital patients smile on Purim

50 students from Boys Town Jerusalem visited Hadassah Hospital to help patients celebrate Purim. Although it took a full seven hours, the Boys Town pupils visited every single ward in the hospital and put countless smiles on the faces of patients of all ages.

“It was clear that the patients…

Boys Town Students Help Restore Jerusalem Cemetery

For nearly two centuries, the “Pauper’s Cemetery” on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion has lain in desecration and ruin. Recently, 400 Boys Town Jerusalem students paid a posthumous tribute to the hundreds of Jewish people buried there by volunteering to clear the long-neglected cemetery.

Boys Town student Daniel Shalom was notably moved…

Boys Town Jerusalem Entertain Wow London Dinner Guests

A ten-strong choir from Boys Town Jerusalem visited London this week to perform at the Boys Town Jerusalem Fundraising Dinner. For many of the boys, aged between 12 & 15, it was their first trip overseas and it was one that they and those at the dinner will remember…