Bringing it Home

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

How Do We Say Goodbye?

Today’s blog was written by Miriam Aniel, a participant in the Yahel Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative in Israel. Miriam volunteered at a women’s shelter in Be’er Sheva for six weeks this summer. Kids fight and make up. Kids stab each other with their words, then join each other for pretend-tea-time. Kids scream and fidget, hug … More How Do We Say Goodbye?

Parsha Post: Ki Tetzei

This week’s Parsha Post was written by Julia Friedman Snyder, a participant in the Repair the World Onward Israel Service-learning Program in Be’er Sheva. The laws contained in the Torah, and in this week’s Parsha, Ki Tetzei, extend far beyond rules of keeping kosher and keeping shabbat. A number of the 74 laws contained in the parsha discuss our … More Parsha Post: Ki Tetzei

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?