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Around the world, JDC’s work is changing people’s lives. And on any day of the week, Entwine participants are integral in making this difference. This is a space to learn about overseas needs from the young adults who are seeing it first-hand. Thanks for visiting and joining our global conversation.


Matryoshkas and Menorahs: Exploring Jewish roots through Russia's past, present, and future

By Gabrielle Hakimian and Misha Karton Gabrielle and Misha are co-chairs of JDC Entwine's Inside Jewish St. Petersburg , July 20-27. St. Petersburg has been and remains one of the world’s largest, historic and cultural cities. One will always come across its name when studying the history of Europe, World...

A Beautiful Day

By Kelly Our Saturday in Buenos Aires consisted of a wide variety of meaningful experiences. After a lively Friday night Shabbat, we continued the festivities by visiting one of Buenos Aires’ reform synagogues. Services included live music which, of course, prompted our group to get out of our seats and...

The Meaning Behind Logic Models

Sara Reef, center, pictured with JDC's staff in Ethiopia, is one of JDC's Ralph I. Goldman Fellows in International Jewish Service this year. More from Sara at For my 2 nd RIG Fellowship placement, I was charged with joining JDC’s International Development Program (IDP) Team to collect data and...

Hola Amigos!

By Alicia and Josh Today was yet another eventful one; this time in Buenos Aires! We started off the day visiting the Tel Aviv School, which is a Jewish day school for children from the ages of three to thirteen. Our group of fifteen Cornellians were split into two groups,...

Finishing Touches in Rosario and Hello Buenos Aires

By Hadar Sachs and Ben Horowitz  Today we woke up bright and early, excited to put the finishing touches on our service project. For those of you who are new to the blog, we have spent the last few days refurbishing and painting an apartment owned by the Kehila ,...

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