Close to 300 Russian speaking teens from around the world gathered in Israel for a two-week summer camp organized by the Jewish Agency and the Genesis Fund. The camp, part of an ongoing effort called Project Rimon, is focused on a commitment to instill Jewish identity within the … [Read more...] about Jewish Identity Runs Strong as Russian Speaking Teens Gather in Israel
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Thirty Russian academics with backgrounds in business entrepreneurship participated in a unique Taglit Birthright Israel project aimed at propelling new business initiatives. The closing program, inspired by technology and the world of Israeli entrepreneurship, took place last … [Read more...] about Taglit Brings Young Russian and Israeli Professionals and Aspiring Entrepreneurs Together
Upper Nazareth Prepares for Limmud FSU: Gathering for Russian speakers will commemorate the Munich Olympics Massacre by Abigail Pickus On the heels of the 2012 London Olympics, Russian speakers across Israel are gearing up for Limmud FSU’s “Olympics” Festival in Nazareth Ill … [Read more...] about Upper Nazareth Prepares for Limmud FSU
1000 wildly enthusiastic Russian Jewish young adults brought down the house in Tel Aviv Monday night to celebrate Taglit Birthright Israel's Bar Mitzvah year. The event also marked five years of cooperation between Taglit and the Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG). And, for … [Read more...] about Taglit Says ‘Spasibo’!
On Wednesday, July 11th, 45 people representing five countries including the France, Germany, Israel, the U.K. and the U.S. landed in Ukraine to begin a seven day mission to Odessa and Kiev to learn about Jewish history and the current reality of Jewish life in Ukraine … [Read more...] about Ukraine Installs First Masorti/Conservative Rabbi