Preparing Tomorrow’s Haredi Soldiers

Serving in Israel's military can be especially challenging for people from haredi (ultra-Orthodox) backgrounds, who often lack the support network and knowledge of the army that many of their non By on 13 Feb 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777

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  • They Never Would Have Known They Were Actually Family

    After Kim and Jennifer met in Jerusalem, the two immigrants from Marseille became close friends, bonding over their shared background. But when each planned a vacation to France for a family bar
    By on 13 Feb 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777
  • A Global Approach to Volunteering in Northern Israel

    The Jewish Agency’s Project TEN sends Jewish young adults to volunteer all over the world. Serving Bedouin and Jewish communities in the Galilee, one of its international groups has a unique Israel
    By on 13 Feb 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777
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    Reuniting Families from Ethiopia in Israel

    In October, 63 people arrived at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport from Ethiopia to reunite with their families. This is the beginning of an effort to bring remaining relatives of Ethiopian immigrants to
    By on 04 Jan 2017 / 6 Tevet 5777
  • Embracing Diversity in the Face of Hostility

    After learning that Students for Justice in Palestine was going to bring its harsh anti-Israel rhetoric to George Mason University for this fall’s national conference, Jewish Agency Israel Fellow Tal
    By on 03 Jan 2017 / 5 Tevet 5777
  • A Summer in Israel – and the Business It Inspired

    23-year-old Emily Levy is the founder and CEO of Mighty Well, a company that offers stylish solutions for people suffering from chronic illnesses. She credits a summer internship in Haifa for
    By on 03 Jan 2017 / 5 Tevet 5777