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Why I Give Money to Street Beggars, and How That’s Related to Purim by Yiftah Leket Driving to my home in Tel Aviv’s Neve-Zedek neighborhood I would exit via the La Guardia exchange, head on to Yehuda Halevi St, and when I turned onto Herzl St., I reached the small, picturesque streets where I always passed at least 2 or 3 beggars. Many would often say that they…Read More »
A Message From Former “Shinshinit” Noa Sabag Hi there my second family, It’s Noa Sabag the shinshinit. I’m here to tell you a little bit about my army experience so far. I was drafted to be an intelligence investigator in the Navy. I can’t explain the exact role definition and will let your imagination do the job😊. I passed a long training…Read More »
“Why don’t I usually go to protests in Israel?” by Yiftah Leket Don’t get me wrong, every now and then I do join a rally about issues I care about. The latest ones were demonstrations for the awareness about climate change, as well as a major protest against the policy of dealing with the refugees in Israel. But, although I believe protesting is important in…Read More »
The Etty Hillesum Israeli Youth Theatre Voice of Youth – “Kol Ha’Noar” A message from a JFMD funding recipient Each year a group of 75 teens, Jews and Arabs, come to the Youth Theatre up to five afternoons a week where they receive a hot meal and learn writing, directing, acting, voice development, costume and mask design, lighting and sound. The…Read More »
Israel 2020 – The Year in Review By Naomi Miller, Director of Missions, and JFMD Israel Representative Many of us will look back at 2020 and see it as the year that should be scrapped from the calendar, the annus horribilis of pandemic, economic crisis, travel restrictions and isolation. Yet, Israel supplied a lot of good news in the areas of peace,…Read More »

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