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The Jewish Agency for Israel has bolstered the ranks of its campus emissaries for the 2012-2013 academic year. There are now 56 Israel Fellows on 70 North American campuses (including five in Canada), up from 50 Fellows last year. Trained and recruited by The Jewish Agency, these Fellows help students connect to the Jewish State and respond to anti-Israel activity.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2012
The Tikvah Fund is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for the 3rd cycle of the Tikvah Israel Seminars for Post-High School Students. The program, which includes 30 participants from various yeshivot and seminaries, provides a forum for interdisciplinary study and thoughtful discussion on the philosophical challenges and practical dilemmas facing contemporary Judaism.
Updated: Sep. 13, 2012
Moishe House Rocks is a series of digital cartoon videos aimed at empowering young leaders to feel confident and prepared to initiate and lead Jewish rituals in their homes and for their peers. Created in partnership with G-dcast, the package consists of two complementary virtual components: a three-minute cartoon video to introduce and explain a ritual element; and embedded karaoke-style prayers and tunes of the blessings and ceremonies prerecorded with words on the bottom.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2012
For the third year, NewCAJE is offering a program track specifically for young professionals (YPs) in Jewish education, arts, and religious and lay leadership. Those who join the NewCAJE YP community will have access to a growing network of colleagues across the US and Canada with which to share ideas, commiserate, strategize, and celebrate. The Third Annual NewCAJE Conference, will take place on August 5-8, 2012 at the campus of Montclair State University, located in New Jersey, and an easy train ride from New York City.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012
Immersive Jewish Service-Learning (IJSL) for North American young adults has been an area of focus for Repair the World since its founding in July 2009. The purpose of this report is to share the progress of Repair the World’s 2010-11 grantee-partners and the IJSL field following the close of its second program year.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2012
Pauline Dubkin Yearwood writes about an innovative “multi-faceted values and leadership development program for Jewish 22-30-year-olds”, implemented by Rabbi Wendi Geffen, associate rabbi at North Shore Congregation Israel. The 'Beyond and Back' (B&B) program, has two tracks geared to two types of young adults who may be at different mileposts in their Jewish journey.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2012
Understanding the Jewish Identity and Experiences of Russian-Speaking Young Adults: A Study of the Taglit-Birthright Israel
This report examines the socio - demographic characteristics, backgrounds and current Jewish and Russian identities and engagement of Taglit participants with roots in the FSU. It then examines their Taglit experience and the impact of the trip. Finally, the report explores potential avenues to engage this group’s unique Russian-Jewish cultural and linguistic heritage and draw them into American Jewish life.
Updated: Dec. 06, 2011
Shalem Center Launches Peer Collaboration and Enrichment Program for Israel’s most Innovative and Influential Educators
Thirteen directors of Israeli pre-army preparatory academies have been meeting on a weekly basis at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem as part of the B’nei Moshe program, a year-long leadership initiative designed especially for the country’s most innovative and influential educators.
Updated: Nov. 29, 2011
Applications for the Natan/Birthright Israel NEXT Grants for Social Entrepreneurs are now being accepted! Birthright Israel alumni and their peers are eligible to apply for up to $10,000 from Natan to support innovative, ongoing projects that create vibrant communities among young Jewish adults.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2011
With 11,000 participants this year – up from 3,000 in its inception year in 2004 – Masa Israel Journey has opened a new alumni division, and it has placed regional representatives in cities throughout the United States in partnership with local Federations.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2011