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Jul 8, 2018, 5:46 PM
Why I’m Not Studying Abroad
Studying abroad junior year of college has become a bit of a cliché. Hypothetically, it’s a great opportunity for young people to learn about another country and themselves. I genuinely think that everyone should study abroad if they can....
Jul 8, 2018, 2:59 PM
Reflections From The 2018 ROI Summit
Throughout my professional journey in the past decade, moving from non-profits to Government, to private sector, from working with start-ups and entrepreneurs to large corporations, then back to “start-up land”, and above all – building my own business — I have...
Alan D. Abbey
Jul 8, 2018, 12:02 PM
Jewish journalists have Israel’s back and wish Israel had theirs
The authors surveyed journalists for Jewish media in more than 20 countries across eastern and western Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia. This is the second of three articles, reviewing the study's findings. The full study, A World...
Jul 2, 2018, 11:12 AM
Redemption in a Mighty Jewish Rumpus
The past seventy-two hours have offered an amazing array gifts of comfort and inspiration to this rabbi's heart. No verbal description could possibly do the experience justice. But here goes: I'm at Camp Ramah in Northern California, my third summer...
Jun 26, 2018, 9:59 PM
Birthright Israel: Challenging Beliefs and Developing Foundations
During my time at Tufts University, I spent months considering whether or not to participate in a Birthright Israel trip. In weighing my decision, I decided that if I were ever to do Birthright I wanted my trip to...
Jun 23, 2018, 11:41 PM
A Message to the IfNotNow Folk
Hi there. I understand that you distributed granola to Birthright participants at JFK airport last week and then presented them with material criticizing Israel's military occupation of the West Bank. The purpose of Birthright is to encourage young people to...
Jun 14, 2018, 5:24 AM
Hockey in Israel is set to explode with David Levin hoping to be the NHL’s first Israeli star
The hockey world may welcome the first Israeli hockey player into the NHL this year at the 2018 draft. A major milestone for Israelis that love the game of ice hockey, David Levin has the potential to break from...
Jun 14, 2018, 5:21 AM
Why speaking less and listening more will make you a better advocate for Israel
If they were right, I’d agree, but it’s them they know not me. These closing lyrics from Yusuf Islam’s (formerly Cat Stevens) Father and Son epitomize one of the major failures of traditional Israel advocacy and why more young people...
Jun 13, 2018, 3:20 PM
Getting Away to Get Ahead: The Case for High School Semester in Israel Programs
Sometimes you need to get away to get ahead — especially if you are a North American teenager. It’s June, and for high school seniors it’s time for graduation and excitement about heading off to college in the fall. These last...
Jun 11, 2018, 6:23 AM
Burgeoning footprint of Israeli agricultural technologies in India
Close to fifty-eight percent of India's population is directly engaged in agriculture as its primary source of employment