JNS: Volunteer missions a win-win for Diaspora Jews and Israelis

JNS goes on-site to see the real-life impact of our partnership with Birthright Israel and the Ministry for Diaspora Affairs and Combating Antisemitism to bring thousands of Jews from around the world aged 18 to 40 to Israel for two-week volunteering missions.

Ynetnews: Global delegation conserves dilapidated Jewish cemeteries

Israel’s Ynetnews profiled the heritage preservation mission to Poland and Serbia by WeKibbutz and Shalom Corps. Joined by Olympic athlete Dariusz Popiela, the young Jews from around the world worked to preserve Jewish cemeteries in Europe, while building connections with the local Jewish community and each other.

Times of Israel: Zionism’s new global mission

Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs Omer Yankelevitch and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog penned a joint op-ed celebrating the work of Shalom Corps and the honor bestowed on volunteer Gabriela Sztrigler Lew.

Shalom Corps RFP press coverage

The announcement of the Shalom Corps RFP for Jewish global immersive service-learning programs garnered attention in the media in the US and Israel. The Jerusalem Post: Mosaic United, Jewish Agency providing $12m. for volunteer programs Arutz Sheva: Shalom Corps offers up to $12 million for Jewish service-learning Ynet: 12 מיליון דולר יוקצו למיזמי התנדבות שלכם […]

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