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This summer MOFET JTEC will again be conducting a special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish communities in the Spanish speaking world. During the two week seminar, the participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israeli individuals such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more. The group will learn and deliberate about issues and topics that are of interest and concern to Jewish communities in the Diaspora.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2009
The MOFET JTEC Leadership Seminar in Israel will deal with issues and models of Jewish leadership throughout the history of the Jewish people, up to the present time, examining the participants' management and leadership styles and helping them promote community leadership in the roles they are currently performing or will perform in the future.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
Yeshiva University recently announced that 20 outstanding tenth graders from the Yeshiva University high schools – 10 from the Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB) and 10 from the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) – will be participating in a unique six-week student exchange program with Israeli high schools. Now in its second year, the program aims to immerse the American students in Israeli culture and help them connect with their Israeli counterparts.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
On Monday, November 16, 2009, more than 100 members of the Baltimore Jewish community participated in The Associated’s Israel Education & Engagement Summit. The purpose of the summit was to open a community dialogue about the future of the relationship between the next generation of Baltimore Jews and Israel. Representatives from more than 20 organizations participated in the summit, bringing their knowledge and investment in a vibrant relationship with Israel to the table.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2009
The TAMID Israel Investment Group is a comprehensive, three phased program that connects American business-minded students with the Israeli economic landscape. The initiative aligns the next generation of philanthropists, leaders and investors in Israel through education, hands-on investment experience, and meaningful professional opportunities. This program is currently being piloted at the University of Michigan and will expand to college campuses nationwide in the near future.
Updated: Dec. 06, 2009
A new umbrella group, Lapid Israel, formed in 2008, aims to bring a high level of organization, publicity and public funding to bringing younger Diaspora Jews - those still in high school - on educational trips to Israel. The 24 organizations represented by Lapid bring some 15,000 high-school-age Jewish youths to Israel on formal programs each year. Lapid aims to become as successful as its best-known cousins, Birthright-Israel – Taglit, and MASA, private initiatives funded jointly by Israel, philanthropists, the Jewish Agency and others.
Updated: Dec. 01, 2009
MASA Israel Journey recently launched ‘Go Green in Israel,’ an initiative to highlight opportunities for young adults in North America to study, intern or volunteer in the “green” or environmental sector in the Jewish state. MASA offers programs ranging from environmental studies at Ben-Gurion University and the Arava Institute, to internships at renewable energy startups, to volunteering on an eco-farm.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
Birthright, the 10 day Israel trip, which has brought some 220,000 Jews aged 18 to 26 to Israel since its inception in 2000, also runs specially tailored Birthright programs for those with disabilities. They have organized trips for young people with Asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism, for the hearing impaired, the developmentally disabled and wheelchair users, and has had one trip for blind participants. By the end of 2009, at least 28 groups of people with special needs will have traveled to Israel on Birthright since 2003.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2009
This is the first long-term study of Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni to document the program's impact on early participants and their decisions and attitudes regarding marriage, community, and connection to Israel. The report finds, most dramatically, a deepening attachment to Israel and commitment to Jewish family.
Updated: Nov. 08, 2009
The Pardes Educators Program, a two-year program in Jerusalem, with advanced studies in Jewish text and education, prepares its graduates to teach in North American Jewish day schools. While studying in Israel, students in the Pardes Educators Program may simultaneously pursue a Master of Jewish Education from the Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education of Hebrew College.
Updated: Nov. 04, 2009