700 young Jews from France marked Taglit-Birthright Israel’s 18th birthday in a special day of urban activations in Tel Aviv and a Mega Event in French. This is the first time such an event was organized especially for French speakers. Participants enjoyed a full day of a … [Read more...] about Hundreds Celebrate First-ever Taglit Mega Event in French
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By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Some 2,000 young adults who thought they had missed the chance to travel on Taglit-Birthright Israel when they turned 27 - the regular program is for individuals 18 to 26 - are getting a chance to experience the touted 10-day free trip … [Read more...] about Birthright at 30? Organization Pilots Travel Experience for Older [Young] Adults
By Leonard Saxe, Michelle Shain, Graham Wright and Shahar Hecht According to Hillel’s College Guide, if you are a student looking for a university with a large Jewish population, your #1 choice is the University of Florida (UF), flagship campus of the Florida state system. H … [Read more...] about How Many Jewish Undergraduates?
By Nikita Rotin When I turned 16, my father told me I was Jewish. This isn’t uncommon in Russia, where I was born and raised. Many people discover their Jewish roots later in life. But I just didn’t think I’d be one of them. I spent the next few weeks poring over family d … [Read more...] about Getting Back to my Roots
This article was reported by Jewish Currents in partnership with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, with support from the Puffin Foundation. By Sarah Seltzer As the #MeToo movement unfolded, Jewish Currents spoke with more than 50 Birthright Israel participants … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel and #MeToo