Browsing Tag: Israel


Alex Agranov: My Teen Israel Experience

Alex Agranov, son of Dana and Seth Agranov, is a senior at Crosstown High School. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided him with a Teen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of his BBYO Israel Journey program in Israel. All rising high school juniors and seniors…

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A Summer in Israel to Remember

Pictured from left to right: Jordan Infeld, Gabe Freedman, Drew Harris, Jacob Shapiro, Louis Reagler, Jack Benjamin, and Michael Hirsch are seen posing at the Tel Aviv Port statue.“The most inspiring part of my Israel trip was spending two nights in the desert,” said Michael Hirsch, a senior at…

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Four New Israeli Technologies Ahead of the Cutting Edge

This week, Bloomberg News released their Bloomberg Innovation Index for 2017, which ranked 50 countries based on the strength of each country’s research and development, productivity, high-tech density, higher education, concentration of researchers, added value in manufacturing, and patent activity.Israel took the 10th spot this year, living…

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JAFI: Connecting Jews to Israel

The latest download of news from our partners at The Jewish Agency for Israel is filled with stories about action, passion, and impact. Read on to learn more about the lives we change together through philanthropy. BRINGING ISRAEL TO JEWISH COMMUNITIESBuilding bridges in the face of adversity. After…

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Adventures in the Desert

-by Molly RogersMy journey in Israel started with a four day stay in the Negev. Before this adventure in the desert, I thought: “Oh, I’m just with a group of normal Jewish teenagers. It’s not like this hike could be very strenuous.” Boy, was I wrong! Throughout…

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