The South African Zionist Federation (Israel) known by its nickname Telfed
was founded in 1948. Its main role has been supporting aliyah and klita of olim from Southern Africa and their successful absorption into Israeli society.

Its mission is to promote the quality of life of Southern Africans in Israel and to support their participation in and contribution to Israeli Society.

This website seeks to record the illustrious history of the organisation as well as the general story of Southern African Aliyah in a multi-media format with easy and intuitive access by the wider public.