Shalom Corps grants 37 NGOs $3.8M to fund 4,400 volunteers

Before the end of 2023, 37 organizations will be sponsoring 4,400 young Jews to engage in meaningful Jewish volunteering across 33 countries, thanks to a $3.8M dollar investment by Mosaic United’s Shalom Corps. In June, Shalom Corps announced two different requests for proposals for Global Immersive Service Programs and Heritage Initiatives. Fifty-two organizations submitted applications […]

Unleashing Heroes for Life: Connecting Israeli and global Jewry in doing good

In a world deeply in need of repair, there are shining examples of individuals and organizations dedicated to making a difference. One such organization is Heroes for Life, a remarkable Israeli non-profit that has been transforming lives and communities around the world through its humanitarian efforts. Supported and enabled by Shalom Corps, Heroes for Life […]

$3.7 million fund to support Jewish volunteering solicits proposals

Shalom Corps is excited to announce that $3.7 million in funding is available to assist organizations in providing meaningful volunteering opportunities to young Jews. $3 million is available through the Global Immersive Service Program request for proposals (RFP). The global initiative provides meaningful volunteering journeys which connect volunteers to each other while strengthening their Jewish […]

Shalom Corps sponsors Jewish learning session at Focal Point 2023

Last week, OLAM hosted its celebrated Focal Point gathering, and Shalom Corps was pleased to sponsor and participate. OLAM’s Focal Point is an exclusive opportunity for Jewish individuals and organizations engaged in global service, international development, and humanitarian aid to network, exchange ideas and best practices, and celebrate their shared commitment to serving the world’s […]

Shalom Corps on the case in Ukraine

For the Ukrainian students working across their native land, this volunteer mission has a personal element.  For nine days in April, 100 young volunteers fanned out across Ukraine in a humanitarian aid mission through Hillel in Central Asia and Southeastern Europe (CASE) in partnership with Shalom Corps. Some of the student volunteers are facing great […]

Webinar: Israel as a Global Citizen

Dyonna Ginsburg, CEO of OLAM, shared the following in advance of an upcoming seminar open to educators and the public. A mere decade after the State of Israel’s founding, Prime Minister David Ben Gurion and Foreign Minister Golda Meir established Israel’s international development program, MASHAV. Within a few years, Israel became a leader in supporting […]

Shalom Corps partner CADENA provides earthquake relief in Turkey

Since powerful earthquakes shook Turkey and Syria early on February 6, 2023, Shalom Corps partner CADENA has been on the ground and active in life-saving rescues and medical relief. Immediately, CADENA began its intervention alongside the Jewish community in Turkey, thanks in part to support from Shalom Corps. “The size of the disaster is immense, […]

In 2022 Thousands of Jewish Volunteers Mobilized via Shalom Corps

Whether in regards to pandemic recovery or in response to ongoing crises, volunteers continue to play a critical role in global humanitarian action and social responsibility – and in 2022 that included Shalom Corps. Thanks to the efforts of 30 Shalom Corps partners, more than 6,000 Jewish volunteers took action by joining international Jewish service-learning […]

You’re invited – Shalom Corps & Zikaron BaSalon seminar on creating meaningful events

Shalom Corps & Zikaron BaSalon seminar - December 2022

Shalom Corps and Zikaron BaSalon are welcoming the wider Jewish learning community to their hybrid seminar, “Navigating Jewish Identity in the Past, Present & Future,” on Wednesday, December 7th in Tel Aviv. In a casual, intimate atmosphere, the seminar facilitators will dive into the challenges facing younger generations. Together with the group, they will explore […]

Shalom Corps volunteer to light Diaspora torch at Israel’s Independence Day Ceremony

Gabriela Sztrigler Lew will light the Diaspora torch at Israel’s 73rd Independence Day Torch-Lighting Ceremony. Transportation Minister Miri Regev and Culture and Sports Minister Chili Tropper, the two ministers in charge of the ceremony, stated, “We are happy to announce Gabriela Strigler as our choice for lighting the Diaspora torch on the 73rd Independence Day […]

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