UJA Federation's Investment in Eilat

UJA’s partnership in Eilat and the neighbouring rural Eilot area was established to create a fundamental demographic change in the region, through the development of multifaceted employment and educational opportunities. Investments are made in the following areas:

  • Higher education including the building of the Ben Gurion University dormitories, scholarships and volunteer programs.
  • Healthcare A world-class emergency room was recently opened at Yoseftal Hospital in Eilat and special incentives were offered to attract talented medical professionals.
  • Education Increasing access to educational opportunities for Eilat’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
  • Career Development Services vocational training services that retain low-skilled Eilat residents
  • Renewable Energy Empowering the leaders of Eilat/Eilot to harness the region’s vast natural assets and supporting research and development in solar energy.


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