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By Jordana Kroft on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:21:35 PM

The following is an excerpt from my blog, The Baltic Babushka, a journal of my JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corp year in Estonia. You can read the full post and keep up with my updates here . It was Rosh Hashanah right when I got here. The first Rosh...

By Ely Pinto on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:07:58 AM

Packing up and getting ready for Rwanda, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I was off to volunteer, working with orphan children at  Agahozo-Shalom , a youth village in a relatively remote part of the world.  Mentally, I prepared myself to teach and educate.  Boarding the plane in New York,...

By Matt Herman on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 9:21:16 AM

The Rwanda of 2014 is not a country that does anything in half measures. The scenery is strikingly beautiful, the animals amazing, the people genuinely kind-hearted and welcoming and, sadly, the poverty and vulnerability that effects large parts of the population, all too clear to see. Even in the commemoration...

By Sarah Breger on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:59:40 AM

When I hear about the “Jewish revival” in Russia, it’s easy to imagine new families exploring their identities or young individuals more malleable to change. I just assumed current eighty or ninety year olds who chose to stay in Russia would not be interested in making Jewish communal groups a...

By Miriam Bader on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:42:45 PM

This week I visited a little bit of paradise. Located in the land of one thousand hills, overlooking Rwanda's Lake Mugesera, Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village stands in stark contrast to the country's brutal history. Founded in 2008 by philanthropist Anne Heyman , ASYV serves as a life force for Rwanda's most...

By Hannah Gaventa on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:35:52 PM

"You are not just building school classrooms, you are building the future of our school children in our town.” - Mr. Gilbert Arrabis, Vice Mayor of Daanbantayan With support from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), the Maya and Bagay Elementary Schools held a...

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