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Amplify Israel Spring 2022 Project: Books with Jewish Representation
March 30, 2022

Amplify Israel Spring 2022 Project: Books with Jewish Representation

By Hannah Tourial & Oria Yosef in 2022
When a person thinks about Judaism represented in literature,they often think of Holocaust books. Many of these books are incredible and definite must-reads. However, sometimes we could all use a more modern Jewish story that...
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A Day in a Life as an Israeli Teenager
March 16, 2022

A Day in a Life as an Israeli Teenager

By Oria Yosef in 2022
Hi! My name is Oria Yosef, I’m 11th grader and I live in Yokneam Illit.  My day starts at school at 8:30 and sometimes I study on zoom. My two majors are physics and biology....
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My Gap Year Journey
February 28, 2022

My Gap Year Journey

By Matthew Aftergut in 2022
I’ve recently begun my journey into Jerusalem after 4 months in Tel Aviv. Through the months in Tel Aviv I learned about the differences of culture, ecological aspects in industrial cities, and how to manage...
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My Gap Year in Israel
January 3, 2022

My Gap Year in Israel

By Doni Chasen in 2022
My gap year has been absolutely incredible so far. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to live in Israel for the year, and I am truly seeing and doing everything I can. My...
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