In Jerusalem

Moving on up

Jerusalem Venture Partners empower disadvantaged youth through their Bakehila program.

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Photo by: JVP COMMUNITY
Wonderment fills the fifth-grader’s eyes as the Ethiopian surgeon concludes his guest lecture.

“Wait, Ethiopians can be doctors too?” he asks. This is not an unusual question for an immigrant child living in Jerusalem. Within the city’s poverty-stricken neighborhoods, many students aspire to work remedial jobs.



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