Few programs can draw people to Jewish life like a Purim carnival. Indeed, there is a timeless charm to the classic scene: teenagers making homemade games for costumed kids running from station with fists full of tickets and faces speckled with hamentaschen crumbs. So when a few … [Read more...] about Bulgarian Teens Rescue Purim Carnival
by Ian Shulman The Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine Museum, the biggest post-USSR Jewish memorial complex newly opened in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, was declared to have a somewhat larger focus group than other Jewish establishments of the city. Just like the Menorah … [Read more...] about The Museum of Jewish Past and Future
A Musical Journey to Andhra Pradesh: Understanding the Bnei Ephraim by Irene Orleansky I have always been fascinated by the story of the lost tribes and wished to contribute to their return to Zion. Being neither an anthropologist nor a politician, I decided to go about it … [Read more...] about A Musical Journey to Andhra Pradesh
by Robin Nobel As a grants officer for the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, a family foundation that supports the preservation and promotion of Jewish heritage across Europe, my travel schedule can sometimes read like the Easyjet flightpath. From Barcelona to St … [Read more...] about Jewish Studies in Hungary: An Endangered Species?
The Jewish Agency’s International School Twinning Network, a new outgrowth of Partnership2Gether’s platform, recently launched an online network to upgrade Israel-Diaspora educational engagement and strengthen the connection between participating schools. … [Read more...] about Networking the Connection