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This past year, my colleagues at YU CJF and I spent a lot of time reflecting on the successes and challenges that Yeshiva University’s Counterpoint Israel program has had since its establishment eight years ago. We commissioned Dr. Ezra Kopelowitz and his team at Research Success Technologies to conduct an intensive study of Counterpoint Israel between June 2012 and January 2013.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2013
What is the nature of community service as implemented by middle school students in Modern Orthodox Jewish day schools in the United States? The data and conclusions in this article are based on the author's 2011 doctoral dissertation titled “Civic Engagement as an Outcome of Jewish Modern Orthodox Middle School Community Service/Service-Learning Programs.”
Updated: Apr. 09, 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
Yoav Rimer, a member of the Jerusalem educator's kibbutz, shares his personal take on Dror Israel’s Educators’ Kibbutzim. Today there are more than 1,000 young adults in Israel, alumni of the HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed youth movement, who choose to be pioneers in education through reinventing the Kibbutz concept in towns and cities throughout Israel.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2012