A 148 member IDF delegation has arrived in the Philippines to provide search, rescue, and medical services in the Typhoon-struck city of Tacloban, capital of the Leyte Province. An advanced multi-department medical facility, equipped with approximately 100 tons of humanitarian and medical supplies from Israel, was rapidly established to provide medical care for disaster casualties. The facility includes a children’s department, a women’s … [Read more...] about Expert IDF Team Brings Israeli Aid to Phillipines Region
In an unprecedented move, The Jewish Agency has [at the last-minute] closed today's final Board plenary to non-members, including the media. The plenary largely focuses on discussions surrounding next year's budget. In the past, the Agency has been widely praised - including on eJP - for having this process open. An Agency representative told eJP the reason was so board members would not be inhibited to express their thoughts openly. Having … [Read more...] about What is The Jewish Agency Hiding?
At Bronfman I encountered colors. So many different shades of people, outlooks, opinions, mindsets and lifestyles. And I learned to respect and to love, not as a hollow value, but rather from a place of direct encounters and penetrating curiosity. And I took the lessons that I learned with me wherever I went. by Limor Alon From the moment I filled out the Amitei Bronfman application forms, I knew that I was beginning something different. … [Read more...] about My Journey With Amitei Bronfman
by Shai Shalev Nearly nine years ago, I arrived at my first Amitei Bronfman seminar without knowing exactly what I was joining. The description seemed clear - a year-long fellowship focused on the exploration of Jewish-Israeli identity, the North American Jewish community, and the diversity of Israeli society - but from the first moment it was obvious that these words did not adequately reflect the life-altering experience I was about to … [Read more...] about Diversity and Development: The Impact of Amitei Bronfman
How the Covenant Award Changed the Lives of One Educator and an Entire Ethiopian Israeli Family: When Philanthropy Promotes Professional Achievement and Personal Generosity by Debbie Nahshon When Danny Adisu (not his real name), a confident and accomplished 30-year-old Ethiopian Israeli, first walked into one of Tel Aviv’s most prestigious law firms a few months ago to begin his law career, very few people knew that his successful academic … [Read more...] about How the Covenant Award Changed the Lives of One Educator and an Entire Ethiopian Israeli Family