A Day in the Life: A Brief Journey Through The Day of a Yahelnik

Today’s participant blog post comes from Larry Gersz, a participant of the Yahel Social Change Program. This group is living, learning and volunteering in the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood of Rishon LeZion for 9 months this year. A Day in the Life: A Brief Journey Through The Day of a Yahelnik             Our … More A Day in the Life: A Brief Journey Through The Day of a Yahelnik

Part Three: Jewish Morality in Levinsky Park?

This blog is part three in a three part series called “Money and Morality” written by Ariella Hoffman-Peterson. Ariella is a participant in our Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative in Be’er Sheva. Click to read part one or part two of this series.  If empowering another person is the highest level of charity, and actively pursues justice, then how … More Part Three: Jewish Morality in Levinsky Park?

A State in Progress

This post was written by Melanie Xanttopoulos, a participant on the Repair the World Onward Israel Service-learning Program in Be’er Sheva. The group members are encountering social change initiatives in the Negev region and receiving leadership training for when they return to their campuses in the fall. Melanie is volunteering with Ma’an in Be’er Sheva. … More A State in Progress

Urban Agriculture: The Promise of Plenty and the Menace of Maintenance

This post was written by a Doni Kaye, a participant on the Repair the World Onward Israel Service-learning Program in Be’er Sheva. The group members are encountering social change initiatives in the Negev region and receiving training to be leaders when they return to their campuses in the fall. Doni is volunteering with Earth’s Promise. … More Urban Agriculture: The Promise of Plenty and the Menace of Maintenance

The Shoom Project / David Korolnek, Yahel Social Change Program Participant

What can I say? There use to be a plot of land on the edge of our community garden here in Gedera where the soil was bad. There was junk everywhere. But, we cleaned it up.   The Shoom (Garlic) Project is a great opportunity for Ethiopian men in our community to take part in … More The Shoom Project / David Korolnek, Yahel Social Change Program Participant

Working Together in Teshuvah: Building Homes out of Shared Foundation Stone / by Ross Weissman, Recruitment and Digital Media Associate

“Advice for good love: Don’t love those from far away. Take yourself one from nearby. The way a sensible house will take local stones for its building stones which have suffered in the same cold and were scorched by the same sun…” This poem is entitled “Advice for Good Love,” and it is written by … More Working Together in Teshuvah: Building Homes out of Shared Foundation Stone / by Ross Weissman, Recruitment and Digital Media Associate