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By Raquel Benguiat on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:44:52 AM

On a sunny and humid day in December 2013, a group of Jewish young adults from San Diego and Mumbai traveled on a full size bus through the windy and narrow roads of Cochin, located in the state of Kerala. It was the second and last day we would spend...

By Raquel Benguiat on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:38:39 AM

Participating in Shabbat services at El Patronato, a beautiful synagogue in Havana, Cuba, was the highlight of my last traveling adventure. My experience included chanting Shabbat prayers among dozens of Jewish locals and visitors, weaving in sections in Spanish sparkled with a charming Cuban accent. The services were led by...

By Elizabeth Haifetz on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:27:29 PM

Whether in the United States or all the way across the world in the small country of Georgia, Jewish teens excitedly await the opportunity to meet their peers. For the first time, BBYO has reached out to the Jewish community of Georgia to connect Georgian Jewish youths to the greater...

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...

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