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Launching RootOne – The Jewish Education Project’s Major New Teen Israel Experience Initiative
September 8, 2020

Launching RootOne – The Jewish Education Project’s Major New Teen Israel Experience Initiative

By Jewish Education Project in 2020
Today The Jewish Education Project launched an ambitious new initiative to transform teen travel to Israel. Known as RootOne, the initiative is seeded with a $20 million gift from The Marcus Foundation and will help...
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Spark Note: Bridging The Gap Between Atlanta and Israel
April 19, 2020

Spark Note: Bridging The Gap Between Atlanta and Israel

By ShinShinim Atlanta in Israel
Shinshinim Atlanta creates bridges between Atlanta and Israel by bringing tastes of Israel to Jewish Atlanta. The Shinshinim are Israeli high school graduates who defer their military service for a shnat sherut (year of service) abroad. The program is a...
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Spark Note: Educating Generation Z about Israel
March 6, 2020

Spark Note: Educating Generation Z about Israel

By Annie Fortnow in 2020
As JumpSpark considers its role in expanding teen Israel education in Atlanta, we find ourselves at the forefront of a changing approach to this topic for teens today.  In December 2019, I had the opportunity to travel to Israel with The Jewish Education Project (TJEP) and other...
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24 Teens Immersed in Israel’s Culture, Context
November 14, 2018

24 Teens Immersed in Israel’s Culture, Context

By developer in Israel
First published on eJewish Philanthropy › Twenty-four teens gathered at the Emory University campus in Atlanta from Oct. 26 to 28 for the second Teen Israel Leadership Institute hosted by the Center for Israel Education and the Emory...
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