Hemda - Adopt a Class
HEMDA is Tel Aviv-Yafo’s leading center for science education and
provides advanced instruction in physics, chemistry and computational
science to gifted students from high schools across the city. HEMDA
strives to provide every gifted student in Tel Aviv-Yafo, regardless of their
socio-economic background, the opportunity to study science at the
highest level possible.
Science is a gateway subject to engineering and high tech – critical and
highly-valued professions in the Start-Up Nation. HEMDA offers a positive
learning environment where students can share ideas and knowledge,
engage in scientific enquiry, and excel, regardless of their background.
Given HEMDA’s outstanding academic success, student demand is
HEMDA helps to build the next generation of scientists for Research &
Development (R&D) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), academia and
business who will lead the State of Israel and the world into the future.
Science and technology are instrumental to Israel’s defense and economy.
Therefore, a pipeline of expertise in physics, chemistry, and computer
science is essential to battle the new threat – cyber warfare – and to retain
Israel’s competitive advantage as the ‘Start-up Nation’.
The Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo is committed to matching every dollar
that is donated to HEMDA. To support students’ full curriculum (from
grades 10-12), the Tel Aviv Foundation seeks a philanthropic investment
for a period of three years, as follows:
Total donation requested to cover three years: $150,000