By Judy Maltz Haaretz.com In their heyday, back in the 1960s and 70s, Israel’s kibbutzim would draw thousands of volunteers a year - young men and women from around the globe, eager to experience this unique form of collectivism with its strong emphasis on working the l … [Read more...] about A New Spin on Kibbutz Volunteering – for Laptop-lugging Millennials
The Abraham Initiatives has announced the establishment of an endowment fund, with commitments totaling over $12 million dollars. The fund is planned to enhance the organization’s stability, and enable it to implement long-term goals towards a vision of an equal Jewish-Arab s … [Read more...] about With $12 Million, Abraham Initiatives Establishes Endowment Fund
By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi Israel has a lot to celebrate - and we can and should take the time to kvell. A big part of the success is how Israel leads the world on several key innovations when it comes to disability. I know that you’ve likely seen ReWalk, the exoskeleton t … [Read more...] about Israel Has a Lot to Celebrate!
The Genesis Prize Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to support “Beresheet 2,” Israel’s second spacecraft to attempt a moon landing. For months, Israel and the Jewish community around the world were mesmerized by Israel’s audacious effort to land the “Beresheet” spacecr … [Read more...] about Genesis Prize Foundation grants $1m. to Support Israel’s 2nd Space Mission
By Jake Fisher, GPO, and eJP Staff This evening, a siren will sound throughout Israel marking the beginning of Yom HaZikaron LeHalalei Ma'arakhot Yisrael ul'Nifge'ei Pe'ulot HaEivah, Israel’s day of remembrance for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Yom HaZikaron was e … [Read more...] about Remembering the Fallen