The Jewish Agency, in violation of their own governance policies, is funding anti-Zionist and anti-government MASA programs. Sitting at the top of The Jewish Agency's governance structure, even above the Board of Governors, is the Assembly. Comprised of up to 518 members … [Read more...] about Who is Rabbi Shteinman and Why Should The Jewish Agency’s Donors Be Concerned?
Masa Israel Journey
Applications for the 2015-2016 Masa Israel Teaching Fellows are officially open For the program’s fifth cohort, Masa Israel Journey will select 200 outstanding Jewish college graduates to teach English in Israel’s periphery and, for the first time ever, in Israeli youth villages … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Israel Teaching Fellowship
by Miranda Bogen Last month, Russ Finkelstein wrote about keeping alumni engaged and involved by offering career services. Before we can tap into alumni communities for fundraising and volunteer requests, he argued, we have to provide them something of value, something that … [Read more...] about The Sweet Spot: Alumni Career Development Meets Digital Engagement
Tragically, while in Jerusalem, young internationals aren’t inspired by their Israeli peers, or exposed to the city’s ongoing rejuvenation and renaissance. by Emily Ziedman It’s true, as soon as Birthright participants finish their ten days, they head straight to Tel Aviv. W … [Read more...] about If Tel Aviv is The New Black, Where Does That Leave Jerusalem?
Ariel Sharon, soldier, politician, leader, statesman, and so much more, passed away this afternoon at the age of 85. In addition to Sharon's many achievements, in our little piece of the Jewish world, Sharon will also be remembered as the champion of Masa. Sharon's vision … [Read more...] about Ariel Sharon’s Dream: Young Jews Should Spend 1 Year in Israel