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The Boston-Haifa Connection has been changing lives and opening hearts since it was established by Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the City of Haifa in 1989. The Connection builds “living bridges” between the sister cities and strengthens the social fabric of both societies.

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University of Haifa, Ruderman Family Foundation launch pioneering ‘American Jewish Studies’ program

University of Haifa, Ruderman Family Foundation launch pioneering ‘American Jewish Studies’ program

By Jeffrey F. Barken and Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org HAIFA—Jay Ruderman has observed for years that when American Jewish leaders visit Israel or when Israeli leaders visit... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Parents at the Center Community Mural in Haifa, by Tova Speter

Parents at the Center Community Mural in Haifa, by Tova Speter

  In April 2013 I traveled to Haifa, Israel to facilitate a community mural project as part of the Boston-Haifa Connection's new initiative called Horim... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Ein Hod Artists in Boston

Ein Hod Artists in Boston

By Bob Nechin Ein Hod is an artists' village in Israel, just south of Haifa, not far from the Mediterranean coast. Nestled in the foothills... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Goodbye from Haifa by Elizabeth Moser

Goodbye from Haifa by Elizabeth Moser

  This week, I'm starting to say goodbye to the people with whom I volunteer here in Haifa, which is crazy. It feels like just... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
A Family of Service, by Jonathan Miniello

A Family of Service, by Jonathan Miniello

    Moving to Israel from America is extremely difficult. Without much preparation I had to stop my life, get on a plane, and start... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Haifa Young Leaders volunteer at "Parents at the Center"

Haifa Young Leaders volunteer at "Parents at the Center"

  On the tenth of December, the second day of Hanukkah, the Volunteering Subcommittee of the Boston-Haifa Connection Young Leadership Committee organized a festive event... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
 Haifa and Boston Teens from Rashi and Leo Baeck at the State House with Rep. Ruth Balser: How Jewish values drive public policy decisions

Haifa and Boston Teens from Rashi and Leo Baeck at the State House with Rep. Ruth Balser: How Jewish values drive public policy decisions

By Rabbi Sharon Clevenger, Rashi School   On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 35 Rashi students and 24 Leo Baeck Students visited with MA State Representative... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Entrepreneurship with a Social Mission

Entrepreneurship with a Social Mission

  Two years after starting Yazamim B’Jeans (“Entrepreneurs in Jeans”), the CJP Boston- Haifa Connection’s flagship young entrepreneurs program based in Haifa, we were honored... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Otzma Blog: It's Haifa time, by Jonathan Miniello

Otzma Blog: It's Haifa time, by Jonathan Miniello

Hummus Barrel provided by the Young Leadership So after months in Karmiel the time has finally arrived. It’s time for me to go to Haifa... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
What do the Maccabees, MIT students, and curious four-year-olds have to do with each other? It turns out a whole lot!

What do the Maccabees, MIT students, and curious four-year-olds have to do with each other? It turns out a whole lot!

  In late November, 13 MIT students explored “Chanukah through Science” with three classrooms of four-year-old children at the JCC Early Learning Center in Newton.... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
 
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