Amplifying the Impact of Jewish Grandparents to Connect Jews Around the Globe By Jay Weinstein Today’s grandparents are heavily involved in their grandchildren’s lives and have incredible potential in passing down Jewish values to the next generation. That’s the concept that guides one of The Jewish Agency for Israel’s newest programs - G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative. The program uses grandparent-grandchild relationships as a vehicle … [Read more...] about Are Grandparents the Key to the Jewish Future?
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By Nathan Roi translated to English by Daniel Temkin Over five years have passed since Luca Elek first joined MiNYanim, an educational program in which participants collaboratively explore their Jewish identities, community, and leadership. Since then, she has taken the opportunity to learn and teach, participate and lead within MiNYanim. Today, she is its Educational Coordinator. “I came to MiNYanim without much knowledge of Judaism,” she … [Read more...] about “I wanted to do something for the Jewish people”
340 coming shortly on intern programs told not to come Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon is reporting that the Prime Minister's Office has stopped transferring funds to Masa due to "conflict of interests" with the Jewish Agency. The request was initated by the Office's legal advisor. The Jewish Agency, which funds Masa along with the Israeli government, also serves as a trip provider through its wholly owned Israel Experience … [Read more...] about Funding Dispute threatens Masa Programs
A collaboration between The iCenter for Israel Education, Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), and Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) is working closely with eight Jewish summer camps as part of a 20-month intensive process to infuse dynamic and meaningful Israel experiences throughout the fabric of camp. Program teams from the three organizations work closely together and with camp leadership to fully leverage camps’ diverse activities, their young … [Read more...] about New “Israel @ Camp” Intensive Aims to Infuse Deeper Israel Experiences at Summer Camp
i24 is reporting that Israel's UN envoy - Danny Danon - "arranged lucrative positions for his friends and their relatives within a department at the World Zionist Organization which he chaired between 2006 and 2015 in exchange for their backing during Likud's primary elections... The report said that Danon used his chairmanship of the WZO's World Likud Department to appoint backers to positions in various national institutions that paid high … [Read more...] about Israel’s UN Envoy, Corruption and our Global Jewish Organizations