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One week from today, over 2,500 British Jews and activists from 40 Limmud communities around the world will converge on the University of Warwick to celebrate Jewish learning at Limmud 2013, known to participants and volunteers alike simply as Conference. And for those unable to attend, for the third straight year, eJewish Philanthropy will be hosting live-stream sessions direct from the U.K.
Updated: Dec. 26, 2013
Thirteen senior officials from leading universities and study abroad programs in the United States have arrived in Israel for a week-long visit aimed at developing new study abroad partnerships with Israeli institutions. The visit is being organized by Masa Israel Journey, a partnership between The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Government of Israel, along with the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2013
The campus of Kiryat Moriah in Jerusalem was the setting this past weekend for a three-day Limmud FSU Festival. Over 800 young Russian-speaking Jews from Israel and around the world attended the festival which was held in cooperation with the Jerusalem Municipality, the Begin Heritage Center and the Hashava Company. The program included more than 120 lectures and workshops on fascinating art, culture, philosophy, religion and more.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
The first Limmud India on November 3, 2013, drew about 150 Jews from across India including Israel’s Consul General in Mumbai, Jonathan Miller, to a daylong festival of Jewish learning and living. Organized by a corps of young volunteers, with guidance and support from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Limmud International, participants ranged in age from four to 80.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2013
A new Jewish cultural and religious center was inaugurated recently in the city of Transcoso – the first of its kind in Portugal since the country’s Jews were expelled more than 500 years ago. The center is a joint collaborative effort between the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel organization and the Trancoso Municipality.
Updated: Aug. 28, 2013
Fifteen Jewish early childhood education directors and master teachers completed their participation in the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI) on August 1, 2013. JECELI is a joint program of The Jewish Theological Seminary and Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, in consultation with the Bank Street College of Education.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013
Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) students in the Modern Jewish Studies or Jewish Studies programs in The Graduate School of JTS will have the option of pursuing an Israel studies track at Ben Gurion University in the first semester of their second year under the auspices of BGU’s Israel Studies International Program (ISIP).
Updated: May. 20, 2013
The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) has unveiled key findings from a survey and in-depth interviews mapping current, potential, and desired services available to children with emotional, intellectual, and physical disabilities at nonprofit Jewish overnight camps across North America. It found that while the field is making progress in the types and amounts of services offered, there is still more to be done.
Updated: May. 07, 2013
Ninety One Yeshiva University Students Spent Winter Break on Community Building Missions Around the World
From January 10th-20th, 2013, ninety one YU undergraduate student leaders took part in an array of hands-on community building projects in Israel, the United States, Nicaragua and Mexico while developing their own leadership, teaching and advocacy skills.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013
Entering its fourth year of offering in-school educational experiences for Jewish teens, a new study demonstrates that Jewish Student Connection (JSC) is achieving positive outcomes as a catalyst for Jewish teens to take ownership of their Jewish future. The study, conducted by BTW informing change, looked specifically at the programmatic and organizational growth of JSC in Chicago, South Florida, Westchester/Connecticut and Denver from 2010 – 2012.
Updated: Jan. 29, 2013