Government to contribute to NIS 570 million initiative to connect Israel with world Jewry

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 1, 2014 16:13




The Government approved an initiative on Sunday to strengthen world Jewry and the State of Israel, according to a statement released by the Jewish Agency for Israel.

The multi-year, NIS 570 million plan aims to connect young Jews in Israel and throughout the Jewish world to their Jewish identity and to Israel, and will include joint programs in education, Jewish and Israel experiences, campus life, tikkun olam (social justice), and opportunities for life in Israel

The decision comes after strategic planning by The Jewish Agency, the Israeli government and thousands of participants from Israel and across the Jewish world.



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