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CYCLE for Unity

Ari Solomont started the first-ever nonprofit organization utilizing physical fitness and leadership training to promote the culture of Jewish philanthropy – and hopes to get others involved too.

ARI SOLOMONT
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Rabbi Ari Solomont thinks a bike is a perfect vehicle for raising money earmarked to benefit good causes. The Hashmonaim resident’s recently launched Cycle for Unity is in gear to revolutionize Jewish activism and philanthropy. Solomont rolled out this initiative to get young adults excited about connecting to Jewish charities through inspirational and challenging cycling adventures.

Solomont says Cycle for Unity is the first-ever nonprofit organization utilizing physical fitness and leadership training to promote the culture of Jewish philanthropy. More than 130 riders from Israel, the US, Holland, the UK and Australia took part in the first series of rides in Israel during Passover.



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