Tag Archives: Israel


A Summer in Jerusalem

Mechina Pathways Program Provides a Unique Israel Experience for College Students This summer marked the ninth year of Yeshiva University’s July in Jerusalem (JIJ) program, a month-long Israel experience for college students with limited backgrounds in Jewish studies that combines Torah learning, volunteering and group touring. Designed for students who were unable to spend a gap

Dr. Jill Becker Feigeles, an adjunct professor at Wurzweiler, teaches Block Program students during the intensive summer sessions in New York.

In Israel, Helping Students Help Others

Wurzweiler’s Block Program Offers Israelis Cutting-Edge Social Work Education As a high school English teacher in Jerusalem, Rivkah Weiss found students frequently turned to her for advice and guidance. But although she loved helping them navigate the personal challenges they faced, Weiss was frustrated by the sense that she could only do so much for


Inside Israeli Politics

At YU Event, MK Ofir Akunis Discusses Israel’s Political Environment, Media Bias and the Mideast Conflict On December 1, Deputy Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister and Knesset Member Ofir Akunis joined Yeshiva University students on the Wilf Campus for a discussion about the political atmosphere in Israel as well as what goes