Religion and State

Two Years, Two Volunteer Experiences

Posted on August 10, 2016

For my 2016 Skilled Volunteers for Israel (SVFI) volunteer gig, I deliberately chose a different type activity than my 2015 SVFI experience at Melabev. While my 2015 volunteer position was very much hands-on, I wanted utilize a different set of skills and to focus more on policy matters in 2016. Though the 2015 and 2016 Continue Reading »

Volunteering: Purpose for Being Here

Posted on May 6, 2015

How can I sing the praises of this organization? Before I came to Israel, they helped me get ready to come. They were obviously sincerely interested in my interests and my placement at Hiddush, an organization which supports religious freedom and equality was incredibly rewarding, starting with the telephone conversation with Rabbi Uri Regev, the Continue Reading »

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