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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Melton Centre for Jewish education will launch the Melton Fellows Program in the forthcoming academic year with track in social entrepreneurship. Over a period of two years, the Melton Fellows will grapple with challenges in social entrepreneurship. They will study Jewish education and its eco-system in depth and, in addition, will acquire an in-depth knowledge of social entrepreneurship.
Updated: Feb. 27, 2019
If the Birthright-Israel model could be adapted to the realm of teen education and engagement there would be a “change in the rules” and organizations would be incentivized to grow and reach out to new populations. Furthermore, most if not all the abovementioned advantages would emerge in the teen realm as well.
Updated: Mar. 29, 2017
Jonathan Mirvis, in reflecting on the great impact of the free Taglit- Birthright trips on Jewish youth around the world, suggests that Jewish communities offer teen weekend retreats gratis, in order to re-engage tens of thousands of teens annually who are otherwise “lost” to the organized Jewish Community. He suggests that 'for the multitudes of Jewish youth who attend public schools and whose connections with fellow Jews and Judaism are scant, this could be a life changing experience.'
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012