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Organization Stories Series – NCSY

During our Shalom Corps Activist Journalism Course with NYU Bronfman, participants learned how to get the “what, where, when and how of a good item” taught to the class by Journalist Eve Fairbanks. This week Shalom Corps is proud to introduce NCSY’s Frayda Glucksman and her final course project about NCSY! During her video one […]

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Organization Stories Series – Maccabi St. Petersburg

Our Shalom Corps and NYU Activist Journalist Alumnus are back at it again, this time bringing to you Maccabi St. Petersburg’s, Vera Rybakova and Svetlana Shuvalova! With Vera and Svetlana’s new found video making skills and framing narrative techniques learned throughout our course, they successfully showcase Maccabi St. Petersburg from within. What makes Maccabi St. […]

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Organization Stories Series – JCC Chicago

Our Organization Stories Series continues with JCC Chicago‘s Natalie Kolling and Kim Preston. As part of our Activist Journalism course with NYU they had the opportunity to sharpen and gather skills to help them in their creation of professional content for their organization. In their own words they, “found this class so interesting. It was […]

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Organization Stories Series – BBYO

This month Shalom Corps and NYU Bronfman’s Institute for Impact and Intrapreneurship completed its first Activist Journalism course with participants from our wonderful partner organizations. Shalom Corps now has freshly skilled Activist Journalists within our partner organizations and we can’t wait to show off their new skills. How will we be showing off their skills? […]

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Federation of Atlanta Stories – Part I

Next, allow us to introduce you to one of our final partners in our local initiative – @JewishATL! • For more than a century, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta has been one of the main philanthropic bodies of the Atlanta Jewish community. The Federation has evolved from being primarily a fundraising organization to the convener […]

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Betar Stories – Part I

For today, we’ll be introducing you all to a youth movement that has held strong since 1923 – @betaraustralia and Betar Italy! • The Betar Movement is one of the oldest remaining Zionist youth movements, started by Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Riga, Latvia, 1923. The Movement has firm beliefs in building an exemplary society in Israel […]

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The Family Store Stories – Part I

Next up, we have an organization doing other amazing good deeds in Canada – @tfsmtl • The Family Store is a Montreal-based subsidized grocery warehouse serving hundreds of families with nutritional and household products. A collaborative project of the Chai Center and Montreal Torah Center, The Family Store uses volunteers and public donations to help […]

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Chabad Guatemala Stories – Part I

Today, meet Chabad Guatemala. • Chabad affiliated organizations and institutions number in the thousands. Chabad is a Hasidic movement, a branch of Orthodox Judaism. The organizations and institutions associated with the movement provide social, educational, and religious services to Jews around the globe. This branch, Chabad Guatemala, is a nonprofit organization that exists in the […]

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Hillel Stories – Part I

We start-off this week by introducing you to Hillel International. Hillel is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, working with thousands of college students globally. Hillel is represented at more than 550 colleges and communities throughout North America and globally, including 30 communities in the former Soviet Union, nine in Israel, and five […]

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Le’Oro Nelech Stories – Part I

Next up, we’re introducing another one of our Local Initiative partners – @nelech.leoro! Le’Oro Nelech is a volunteering center, working on instilling and strengthening values of mutual responsibility in Israeli Society. Operating in hundreds of state and state religious highschools, along with other educational systems, Le’Oro Nelech aims to spread the Jewish value of Hesed […]

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Hashomer Hatzair Stories – Part I

Today we would like to introduce you to Hashomer Hatzair. Hashomer Hatzair is the oldest surviving zionist youth movement, operating internationally with over 7,000 members overseas from Israel, Canada, USA, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, France and Italy. The branches in Europe, France and Italy, will be joining Shalom Corps’ Local Initiative in 2021, […]

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Our Big Kitchen Stories – Part I

We’re starting off the new month by introducing you to @ourbigkitchen! • A community-run industrial kitchen, Our Big Kitchen is a volunteer organization helping prepare and distribute fresh meals to over 80,000 disadvantaged Australians across Sydney. OBK believes in the power of giving through doing good to others, and believes that making food is a […]

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JCC Chicago Stories – Part I

We are starting this week by introducing you to JCC Chicago • JCC Chicago is deeply committed to community service. Every year, teens across the agency volunteer through a myriad of program, supporting food banks, feeding their community and connecting with seniors. While they have many role models, the JCC Chicago Women’s Board is the […]

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Cadena Stories – Part I

The Cadena Foundation is a Jewish non-profit, non-governmental organization specializing in the prevention of and assistance during emergencies around the planet, helping directly the affected communities. The Foundation is built around the Tikkun Olam values, which talk about surpassing indifference and taking responsibility whenever possible. Their views preach viewing the entirety of mankind as one […]

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TenYad Brasil Stories – Part I

To finalize this week, we would like to introduce you to @tenyadbrasil. • Ten Yad has been working for the defense and guarantee of social rights for over 25 years, with people in a situation of social vulnerability, particularly hunger, in São Paulo, Brazil. The organization was founded in 1992 and it currently distributes more […]

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BBYO Stories – Part I

Today, we would like to introduce our followers to another one of our partners in the Local Initiative: @bbyoinsider . Below, we share the testimonial of Rebecca M., Orlando Project Leader, about her experience with BBYO, specially the celebration of the International Day of Jewish Youth Service (J-Serve). • Since 2005, J-Serve has provided teens […]

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