Our Mission Statement

Students Against Terrorism is a student-run organization associated with Yavneh Academy of Dallas. Our goal is to demonstrate solidarity with Israel and provide support for victims of terror in Israel. The organization is committed to raising awareness in Dallas about the devastating effects of terrorism on Israeli citizens.

Our History

In March of 2002, six Yavneh Academy of Dallas high school students attended a Yeshiva University-sponsored leadership conference in Connecticut. It focused on active leadership and various ways to help combat terror in Israel. After the insightful and motivational conference, the students returned to Dallas to share their thoughts with other students. The result was the formation of Students Against Terrorism.

Our Impact


  • $15,000 for Adopt-A-Family – 2003
  • $30,000 for Magen David Adom Ambulance – 2004
  • $75,000 for Koby Mandell Foundation – 2005
  • $30,000 for Keren Malki – 2006
  • $20,000 for OneFamily Fund – 2007
  • $30,000 for Koby Mandell Foundation -2008
  • $50,000 for ATZUM Foundation - 2009
  • $41,000 for OneFamily Fund - 2010
  • 2011 – $50,000 for Natal, Israel
  • 2012 - $40,000 for Ohr Meir Bracha
  • 2013 – $42,000 for ZAKA Rescue & Recovery
  • 2014 – $47,000 for ATZUM Foundation
  • 2015 – $44,000 for Koby Mandell Foundation
  • 2016 - $40,000 for OneFamily Fund
  • 2017 - $43,000 for Operation Embrace

Last Year – $25,000 for The Israel Trauma Coalition

Presented by Howard and Leslie Schultz

Ohr Meir and Bracha: The Terror Victims Support Center

The Points for Peace 2019 Beneficiary

Ohr Meir and Bracha: The Terror Victims Support Center provides assistance to unmet, unrecognized victims of terror, secondary victims, and their families. All those who receive help from this organization do not meet the requirements set out by Betuach Leumi (National Insurance Office) to receive benefits, or they are still waiting to receive help. Their goal is to restore the morale of families affected by terrorism. The $50,000 dollars we raise will be used towards purchasing items for weekly food baskets and distributed to over 400 families affected by terrorism.


Each team must raise a minimum of $200 in sponsorships that will be donated to Ohr Meir and Bracha: The Terror Victims Support Center. Additionally, teams that sign up by March 31 will pay a $33 registration fee or a $38 fee if they sign up between April 1-10. When registering, only purchase one ticket per team, not per person! All donations can be mailed in before the event to Yavneh Academy of Dallas (see address below) or can be turned in on the day of the tournament. All checks should be made out to Students Against Terrorism

Yavneh Academy of Dallas 12324 Merit Drive Dallas, Texas 75251

– Tournament Groups –


  • Division #1: 1-2 Grade

  • Division #2: 3-4 Grade Boys

  • Division #3: 3-4 Grade Girls

  • Division #4: 5-6 Grade Boys

  • Division #5: 5-6 Grade Girls


  • Division #6: 7-8 Grade Boys

  • Division #7: 7-8 Grade Girls

  • Division #8: High School Boys

  • Division #9: High School Girls


  • Division #10: Adult Men

  • Division #11: Adult Women

  • * with adequate registration, these will be split into two division: 35- and 35+

Special Needs Division

Students Against Terrorism is excited to continue our partnership with other special needs groups as well with the Special Needs Division of the Points for Peace tournament. This is one of our favorite components of the day. For more information contact Mrs. Kogutt: [email protected]


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