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There was something fishy about the Sci-Tech Israel program. Just ask Robert, a rising junior at a Westchester high school, who joined 28 other teens from the New York area and around the country for three weeks on this Israel adventure. The teens met Israeli science and technology experts while exploring the country from Sinai to Eilat and celebrating Shabbat. The teens also learned about marine biology and ecosystems when they visited the National Institute of Oceanography in Haifa on the coast of the Mediterranean.
Updated: Sep. 13, 2017
This spring, one of the first hackathons for Jewish education, the Atid Day School Innovation Hackathon, was held for 10 hours on May 18th in Manhattan. More than 100 people, including educators, techies, and students, were paired in teams to brainstorm and develop new ideas and tools for Jewish education using the latest technology. The event was supported by UJA-Federation of New York together with PresenTense and our beneficiary agency, The Jewish Education Project.
Updated: Jun. 03, 2015
The UJA-Federation of New York takes tremendous pride in announcing the Day School Challenge Fund. This extraordinary opportunity for area day schools and yeshivot is designed to incentivize the development and growth of school endowments. Endowments are key to achieving long-term sustainability. Thanks to the generosity of a group of individuals and foundations, and UJA-Federation of New York, $50 million in matching funds will be awarded to schools that establish or expand their endowments.
Updated: Jun. 29, 2014
The Wiener Educational Center is committed to promoting excellence within UJA-Federation of New York's network of agencies, as well as synagogues and day schools in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester, by offering a full range of educational, scholarship, and professional development opportunities for current and prospective Jewish communal professionals. Their scholarship programs help prepare graduate students for careers in the Jewish communal sector by providing funding and educational opportunities that in turn enrich the entire community.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2012
The UJA Federation of New York is implementing an innovative plan: 'Birthright Israel for Boomers' - a tourism program aimed at adults that follow the outline of programs already in place for the younger generation. Next week the project's first group including people in their 50s and 60s, who will all be visiting Israel for the first time, is set to arrive in Israel. Many of the 34 participants have children who have visited Israel through similar programs.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2012