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The Hatikvah Mission - One Year Later

The Hatikvah Mission - One Year Later

ATLIT, ISRAEL - There was not a dry eye in the house following the screening of the 30-minute film documenting the first-ever Boston-Haifa Connection Hatikvah... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: More Than Just Free Food

Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: More Than Just Free Food

I ended last week's blog post with a challenge to everyone, most particularly myself: be more Israeli, by which I meant, try to take life... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: Ein Ba'aya

Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: Ein Ba'aya

By Vanessa Friedman Shalom from sunny Haifa! The seasons are starting to turn here in Israel, and the cool damp days are melting into beautiful... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Launching a Legal Partnership: Tales of a PresenTense Intrapreneur

Launching a Legal Partnership: Tales of a PresenTense Intrapreneur

By Morris Singer, PresenTense Boston Fellow and Founder, Boston Haifa Legal Partners Nearly two years have passed since my return from Israel. In the summer... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: Getting Lost in Translation

Thursday Thoughts from Haifa: Getting Lost in Translation

by Vanessa Friedman Shalom again - it’s Thursday, and you know what that means: time for another update from Haifa! In an effort to give... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
When The Vacation With Soul comes to Haifa

When The Vacation With Soul comes to Haifa

The Boston-Haifa Connection's Vacation With Soul was recently featured on the IDF website. An IDF reporter accompanied the group on a tour of the naval... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Vanessa's Thursday Thoughts from Haifa

Vanessa's Thursday Thoughts from Haifa

by Vanessa Friedman Hello from Haifa! Or should I say Shalom? I’m Vanessa, a 22 year old NYU graduate volunteering in Israel. I’m here for... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
The Importance of Educational Partnerships

The Importance of Educational Partnerships

by Helen CohenPrior to establishing the Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center at Temple Israel in Boston in 1994, I served as a director of another synagogue... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Yazamim B'Jeans - Entrepreneurs in Jeans

Yazamim B'Jeans - Entrepreneurs in Jeans

By Lena BronshteinThe Boston-Haifa Connection’s Young Leadership in Haifa has started an exciting new club called Yazamim B’Jeans, or Entrepreneurs in Jeans in English, to... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Learning New Teaching Methods in Haifa

Learning New Teaching Methods in Haifa

The following are reflections from two staff members at the Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center at Temple Israel about their experiences visiting Haifa through the... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories