URJ Camp Harlam Director Aaron Selkow “really likes Israel”, to be sure. But as he explained to a group of 20-something Israelis that were about to embark on a momentous journey to the United States to join the North American Jewish camp culture, it was for a very specific reason. It was because of them.
on December 12, 2011
Over the last year I was fortunate enough to be appointed Director of NFTY in Israel working along side Paul Reichenbach and a dedicated team that continues to run arguably some of the most successful programs coming out of the URJ in the last fifty years. Everyone knows NFTY in Israel and if you have ever talked to a Reform Jewish professional and or a lay leader, chances are that one of the formative pillars of their Reform Jewish identity took place while on a NFTY in Israel program.
on June 21, 2011
On Netzer Year, participants get the unique opportunity to take part in an international and cross-cultural exchange with peers from North America and around the world, all-the-while living, learning, and volunteering in Israel. Of course, the program is also a fun, challenging and stimulating way for recent high school graduates to spend a year in Israel as a member of an exciting and vibrant group.
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