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The new halutzim

TLV Internationals is pioneering Zionism under the Am Yisrael Foundation

White City Shabbat meal in Tel Aviv
Photo by: Courtesy Deborah Danan
Seven years ago, when Jay Shultz made aliya, he was looking for intellectual stimulation in Tel Aviv, the city he chose to be his home.

The story is well-known to most people who have attended a Tel Aviv International Salon event, the nonprofit and grassroots organization that connects young, English-speaking professionals with prominent leaders and decisionmakers in a forum of conversation and debate. What started as humble beginnings, a few of Shultz’s friends in a living room, has exploded into several different organizations – ranging from philanthropy to education, culture and religion – and a contact list of over 30,000 people.



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