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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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JumpSpark Amplifying Israel Pop Culture Phrases
April 23, 2021

JumpSpark Amplifying Israel Pop Culture Phrases

By Amplifying Israel Teen Fellows in 2021
When compiling the list, we enjoyed learning more about each other’s cultures and we hope you enjoy reading our list of pop culture phrases too! This list has been compiled by our April Amplifying Israel...
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A Day in the Life of Virtual School in America
April 16, 2021

A Day in the Life of Virtual School in America

By Rian Gordon in 2021
The 2020-2021 school year has not been the easiest for anyone. Around the world, students have had to adapt to learning virtually. Many students have yet to go back to their school building since March...
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A Typical Day For Me As An Israeli Teen
April 16, 2021

A Typical Day For Me As An Israeli Teen

By Noa Boguslavsky in 2021
Each day for me starts when I take my dog ​​for a walk. Because of the pandemic I study some days though Zoom and some in school. So, I wake up every morning according to...
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Judaism As Part Of My Daily Life
April 16, 2021

Judaism As Part Of My Daily Life

By Tamir Shaginyan in 2021
Judaism is a big part of my daily life, I celebrate Jewish holidays with my family, and keep the Jewish tradition in our family. For example, I want to talk about my Bar Mitzvah experience....
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A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence
March 23, 2021

A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence

By Nancy Gorod in 2021
As a Jewish educator, I encourage a Gap Year experience to many of the High School teens I work with.  It is an experience that is unparalleled for the growth and development of a young...
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