gap year in israel

Learning About Israel’s Ethiopians Through Food

Learning about israel’s ethiopians through food

One of the many wonderful things about Israel is the wide range of cultures it brings together. One area where this is particularly evident is the country’s food as each group of immigrants has brought its own style of cooking with it and as time progresses, the different styles of cuisine are slowly merging. If […]

Ethiopian National Project

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My name is Noa Isaacson, and I’m interning for Ethiopian National Project, a non-profit that works to integrate Ethiopian Jews into Israeli society and create equal opportunities for them in the workplace. As part of my internship, I’m working on ENPeople, a photojournalism project in which I photograph and document stories of different participants in […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem November 11, 2018

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Shalom Shalom! What a week it’s been! The students who were in the Czech Republic have returned, the new Culture Committee has been busy planning extracurricular activities, and winter has arrived! Sunday was a great day with the students at their internships. At this point, all of the students are settled into their routines and are […]

Ethiopia 2018


Day 1 After two flights, a few hours of waiting at passport control and almost missing our flight, we all arrived at Gondar safe and sound. As soon as you arrive in the city, you are struck by what a beautiful place it is. Sunday was a day that will live in your children’s memories […]

Weekly Updates – Jerusalem November 17, 2017

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Shalom Parents, I hope this email finds you well. Natali is on leave so in her place I’m honored to share the highlights from this week: At the weekly apartment meeting (on Sunday) the staff prepared a program where the students were given a taste of Ethiopian culture as they learned about the holiday of […]