Tikkun Olam

US college student spends 11 hours a day shopping to help families

Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch, a college student managing a full course load and two part-time jobs, has been spending 11 hours per day to help hers and other families in the Chicago Jewish community.

Prosthetic limbs
Israeli students design low-cost prosthesis to allow girl to play violin

The girl, named Yael from Petah Tikvah, was born without her left arm, leaving her unable to fulfill her long-harboured desire to play the musical instrument.

World ORT – Adapting to changing times for 140 years

“One of the things that has enabled World ORT as an institution to exist for 140 years,is its ability and its requirement to adapt to the environment around it."

Jewish leaders travel to Rwanda to engage in international development

“Our hope is that these change-makers will be inspired to launch conversations about global responsibility," said OLAM executive director Dyonna Ginsburg.

Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog
Jewish Agency, Mosaic United providing $12m. for volunteer programs

The program is designed to dramatically increase the number of Jewish youth between the ages of 17 and 40 who do volunteer work in vulnerable communities and also bolster their Jewish identity.

Grapevine: Lighting the way for the future

Films, television series and documentaries on various aspects of ultra-Orthodox lifestyles have done a lot to create interest, greater understanding and tolerance among secular Jews.

Innovation in Diplomacy

“In order to think outside the box, first you need to know what is in the box. Professionalism is knowing what’s inside the box – and knowing what’s inside is hard work.”

Tikkun Olam Makers
Abba Eban Institute to award Tikkun Olam Makers for repairing the world

The award, established by the Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy at the IDC Herzliya, will be presented at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference on Thursday, November 21 in Jerusalem.

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