Tikvah LeNoar is a non-profit reception center for the benefit of the well-being of Jewish children and adolescents in Switzerland. The network of Tikvah LeNoar includes rabbis, pediatricians, psychotherapists, social workers, teachers and lawyers. On an operational level Tikvah LeNoar cooperates with the renowned Israeli crisis centre for orthodox women, Tahel.
Who we are
Tikvah LeNoar supports the healthy development of Jewish children and adolescents and their families by engaging in prevention campaigns and interventions.
Tikvah LeNoar also provides advice for any question concerning the well-being of Jewish children and adolescents in Switzerland.
Tikvah LeNoar supports and intervenes in possible cases of abuse. We assist directly and discretly and find individual solutions for psychological, social and legal matters. Tikvah LeNoar coordinates between families or schools and experts of the corresponding fields.
Tikvah LeNoar also supports investigations and legal persecutions of alleged abuse financially.
With the bullying prevention circuit for Jewish schools Tikvah LeNoar created a prevention tool that is available to all Jewish schools. It contains 7 stations with 3 panels each, a teacher’s manual with useful informations, instructions and ideas for additional games and many worksheets.
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Bullying Prevention Circuit
Tikvah LeNoar organises a national safety week together with Jewish communities and Jewish schools, in which aspects of safety of children and adolescents are being discussed.
National Safety Week
Partner of the national safety week 2018 were:
Jüdischer Kindergarten „Marcus Cohn“, Basel
Verein jüdischer Kindergarten, Basel
Jüdische Primarschule Leo Adler, Basel
Jüdische Primarschule „Beis Sefer“, Basel
Jüdische Mittelschule, Basel
Jüdischer Kindergarten der ICZ, Zürich
Jüdische Schule „Noam“, Zürich
National Safety Week
Tikvah LeNoar offers training for all groups of people dealing with children and adolescents (i. eg. parents, teachers, pediatricians, etc.)
Additionally Tikvah LeNoar produces material, that may be used by schools or in therapy.
Tikvah LeNoar supports the BigSister Zurich mentoring-project, in which elder girls accompany younger ones on a regular. The group is coordinated by adults and gets professional coaching.