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Final Learnings From Our Engagement Manager
August 13, 2021

Final Learnings From Our Engagement Manager

By Annie Fortnow in 2021
“I hope to gain a better understanding of what obstacles woman must deal with every day and how to become a better leader to impact my community.”  “I hope to further my leadership experience and learn new ways to...
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Jewish Teens Guide To Understanding the Current Israeli-Palestinian Crisis
June 2, 2021

Jewish Teens Guide To Understanding the Current Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

By Jewish Boston Teens in 2021
Resources and opportunities for connection and conversation for Jewish teens, parents, educators and professionals. The current situation in Israel is complex and there are many narratives, viewpoints and resources filling our news and social media...
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An Atlanta foundation bets big on the Israel gap year
April 28, 2021

An Atlanta foundation bets big on the Israel gap year

By eJewishPhilanthropy in 2021
30 Jewish teens will receive gap-year subsidies of at least $10,000 next year As the number of American students in Israel on gap-year programs between high school and college began to jump during the pandemic,...
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Root One Israel Teen Travel Takes Off
February 18, 2021

Root One Israel Teen Travel Takes Off

By Atlanta Jewish Times in 2021
Root One, the major new $20 million national initiative announced by The Marcus Foundation in Atlanta to pump new life into teen trips to Israel, is off to a strong start. Despite all the uncertainties...
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