This blog post was written by Hannah Roberts. Hannah was a participant in the Yahel Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative. Hannah volunteered at a women’s shelter in Be’er Sheva. Part of Yahel’s Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative is to bring our experiences in Israel back to our college campuses; for me the University … More Bringing it Home
We have been in Gedera for almost four months now, working in different areas and on different projects. We have become acclimated with our everyday schedules and have a greater understanding of our new home. This week, however, marked a new chapter for us as we embarked on our very own project here in Gedera. … More Proud to be a Yahelnik / by Justin Lichtenstaedter
Back in September, the Yahel Social Change Program participants were asked to take on a group project. The objective was to learn about the needs of the community, think creatively and collaborate with community members to create a project that was helpful and sustainable. Nine months later and almost towards the end of the program, … More A glimpse into volunteering in Israel
Have you worked with youth in the past, or do you have camp experience? Are you interested in the Yahel Social Change Program? If so, what are you waiting for? A limited number of scholarships are available to Yahel Social Change Program participants who have experience working with youth. The scholarships are up to $1000. … More NEW: Additional scholarships available!!!
When you blow by your fundraising goal in less than 48 hours, some tough questions come up. Questions like: what do you do with the funds raised beyond the target. Who determines the priority of needs, and how do you involve the community in your success? Tough questions, for sure, but one the Yahelnikim are … More Go, Yahelnikim. Go!