Sundays and Wednesdays

Today’s blog was written by a Shirley Roitberg. Shirley attends Northwestern University and was a participant in Yahel‘s Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative in Be’er Sheva.She volunteered at the Beit Yona nursing home in Be’er Sheva. Every Sunday and Wednesday afternoon for 5 weeks, I went to the Beit Yona nursing home in Be’er Sheva. Every Sunday and … More Sundays and Wednesdays

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

Sideways

This post was written by Ariella Hoffman-Peterson. Ariella is a participant from the Yahel Repair the World Onward Israel Service Learning Initiative in Be’er Sheva. We think a lot on this program about sustainability in the world of social change. In our context, it means not only working on fixing issues with what we call  “band aid” solutions, but looking … More Sideways

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?