Center for the Jewish Future Winter Missions Take Students across the Globe Their papers are written and the last little blue book handed in but for 170 Yeshiva University students, the learning’s just beginning. The Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) is offering seven intersession missions spanning three continents and five countries, engaging students in…
Students Meet with Community Leaders and Learn About Jewish Life in Texas on Coast to Coast Winter Mission
This winter break, 30 students from Yeshiva University and other colleges across the US will visit Texas as participants in the Jewish Life Coast to Coast Service Corps run by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). The goal of the program, sponsored by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is to create a life-shaping experience for the students by immersing them in Jewish communal life, exposing them to leadership opportunities across the country and providing them with the hands-on opportunity to help rebuild hurricane-damaged areas.
Sixteen Yeshiva University undergraduate students will experience a different kind of learning when they travel to the Central American country of Nicaragua on this year’s humanitarian winter mission sponsored by American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Volunteer Corps and coordinated by the Center for the Jewish Future. From Jan. 11-18, the students will be hosted by Servicios Médicos Comunales, a nonprofit association that supports community-based development initiatives in the district of San Juan del Sur in southwestern Nicaragua.
When David Sugarman signed up for the Center for the Jewish Future’s humanitarian winter mission to Thailand with the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), he thought it would be an exciting opportunity to immerse himself in a foreign culture while helping the poor.
Center for the Jewish Future and American Jewish World Service Plan YU’s Humanitarian Mission to Central America
Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) is working with the American Jewish World Service to send 15 students to Central America in January for the university’s second humanitarian mission.
Hakarot ha’tov (expressions of gratitude) was the motivation and theme of a recent trip to the Republic of Palau by 10 students from Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy—Yeshiva University High School for Boys. The students embarked Jan. 9 on the 10-day journey to show their appreciation for the tiny North Pacific nation’s steadfast support of Israel in the United Nations.
A mission of nine students from the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High Schools (MSTA) traveled to the Republic of Palau on Jan. 9 as an expression of gratitude for that nation’s steadfast support of Israel in the United Nations. Other than the United States, the three nations of Micronesia — the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Marshall Islands and Palau — are the only nations who consistently vote in favor of Israel when resolutions condemning that country come before the UN General Assembly.