Variety Israel – A great example of co-existence April 30, 2014 4:48 PM - Variety International

Variety Israel takes care of a thousand children in need in two main ways. They have a huge Variety Israel Center in Jerusalem where every week 800-1000 special kids – Jews, Muslims, and Christians are involved in activities. It is a great example of co-existence among all various parts of Israel. On top of that, they take care of and assist many more thousands of kids and their various special needs at their institutions, schools, homes and hospitals.

Variety Israel is one of the biggest Children Charities in this part of the world, and they have a huge reputation and are high profile around this region. They have established the Variety Boy Scout movement in which many special kids can be Boy Scouts without any limitations of their special needs and abilities. Their last Telethon raised 8.000.000 Israeli Shekels which is approximately. $ 2,250,000!!!

Formation of Variety Club of Israel
October 12, 1967
LONDON (Oct. 11)

Notable figures from the British and Israeli theater world attended a luncheon here today to mark the establishment of a Variety Club in Israel.

The club will receive its charter at a formal inauguration to take place at the Tel Aviv Hilton Hotel on November 5, 1967.

The guest of honor at today’s luncheon, given by the Variety Club of Great Britain, was Chaim Topol, one of Israel’s leading actors, who plays the role of Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof.” Other guests included Israel Ambassador Aharon Remez and members of his staff; A.R. Moore, of the Israeli Foreign Office; Larry Adler and Stanley Baker. Col. James Carreras, executive chairman of the Variety Clubs International, presided.