Welcome to Boys Town Jerusalem
Acedemic Pursuit - Achieving Excellence
Building Life - Long Relationships
Chesed - For Goodness Sake
Dormitory Life - Relationships for Life
Promoting Sport and Sportsmanship
Technology - Creating Change
Three Square Meals - Feeding the Body and the Soul
Torah and Mitzvot - What We Stand For

Who are we?

About Boys Town Jerusalem

Boys Town Jerusalem, known in Israel as Kiryat Noar Yerushalayim, is home away from home to some 900 boys ranging in age from 12 to 20. The beautiful and functional 18-Acre campus is centrally situated in the Jerusalem suburb of Bayit Vegan.

BTJ Canada

Canadian Friends of Boys Town Jerusalem was founded in the mid-seventies under the guidance and leadership of Eric Exton, z’l and several other generous community leaders from across Canada. Today, Boys Town Jerusalem is grateful to receive generous support from donors across our great land.

Our Students

Since its establishment more than sixty years ago, Boys Town Jerusalem has been committed to welcoming young boys who come from challenged backgrounds. They may be orphaned; they may be recent immigrants; or they may come from impoverished families.

How you can help

Since 1974, Canadian Friends of Boys Town Jerusalem have generously supported Boys Town with generous donations that have enabled the school to provide scholarship assistance to our students. Friends of the school have set up special funds celebrating and memorializing the lives of loved ones.


Today is #GivingTuesdayNow – a global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. We invite you to support Canadian Friends of Boys Town by demonstrating YOUR power of kindness and generosity. MICAH GETS A NEW CHANCE AT LIFE –NOT ONCE BUT TWICE…. THANKS TO BOYS TOWN JERUSALEM ANDTHE GENEROSITY OF ITS SUPPORTERS!…

The Students, Teachers, Support Staff and Administration of Boys Town Jerusalem join Canadian Friends of Boys Town Jerusalemin wishing you, your family and friends good health, peace and happiness for Passover.  This year, due to COVID-19, Passover will be very different for all of us.However, when you sit down at the sedar, take a momentto think about all…

Boys Town Jerusalem: Corona Crisis UpdateAs all Israeli schools and universities have been ordered closed (effective immediately) in the latest stringent government measures to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus epidemic, Boys Town Jerusalem has shut its doors. Although only the most essential maintenance and executive personnel remain at their desks, the faculty, social services and…

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