Three articles this week of particular interest to important themes on this blog. What’s Next For Birthright Alumni an editorial by Gary Rosenblatt Michael Steinhardt is never satisfied. That’s what drives some of those who work with him crazy at times. But it’s also what … [Read more...] about Around Our Jewish World
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Taglit Birthright Israel’s latest YouTube video is a fun-filled romp across the country in celebration of Israel’s 60th anniversary on May 8th. Starring Tasha and Dishka, two Israelis from Ramle and early YouTube sensations with their Hey! clip (22 million views!), these two lip s … [Read more...] about All Eyes On Me: Happy Birthday Israel!
In an article in this morning's Jerusalem Post, McGill professor Gil Troy, writes about the Birthright 2.0 challenge: "The best way to say "thank you" for the Birthright gift is to "pay it forward," giving something of yourself to other Jews. Charles Bronfman and Michael … [Read more...] about Pay It Forward; Birthright Style
The Birthright Israel Foundation will be the recipient of the largest grant ever provided by the Jim Joseph Foundation. The $17.5 million gift, to be distributed over the next five years, will provide $5 million in trip support, and an additional $12.5 million as a matching grant … [Read more...] about A New Capacity Building Grant for Birthright
Celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary with a new dance from Moses. Brought to you by Birthright Israel. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH3crBQyyhY[/youtube] Chag Pesach Sameach Shabbat Shalom from Jerusalem … [Read more...] about Get Down With Moses