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  • Concluding three years of inspiring mutual discussion and empowerment, the Gesher Youth Leadership Program lives up to its name and brings together teens from New Jersey and Arad who have...

    A Bridge Well Built

    Concluding three years of inspiring mutual discussion and empowerment, the Gesher Youth Leadership Program lives up to its name and brings together teens from New Jersey and Arad who have...

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  • When Aliza Ben Ner and Laly Lazan, two prominent artists from the southern Israeli city of Arad, received phone calls notifying them that they had been selected to travel to...

    Artful Connections

    When Aliza Ben Ner and Laly Lazan, two prominent artists from the southern Israeli city of Arad, received phone calls notifying them that they had been selected to travel to...

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  • Since 1995, the city of Arad and the local council of Tamar have kept a close partnership with Jewish communities from New Jersey and Delaware, through the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2gether...

    A Friendly Visit

    Since 1995, the city of Arad and the local council of Tamar have kept a close partnership with Jewish communities from New Jersey and Delaware, through the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2gether...

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  • A group of ten high school graduates postpone their mandatory Army Service so that they can help develop Arad’s young communities. As the year draws to an end, the group...

    A Very Good Year -Tzameret Program

    A group of ten high school graduates postpone their mandatory Army Service so that they can help develop Arad’s young communities. As the year draws to an end, the group...

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  • Abir Meliankar was as a Jewish Agency emissary in New Jersey. What started for him as a professional assignment quickly became a once-in-a-lifetime experience. By Itay Ben-Eliezer Since 1995, the...

    A Special Year for Jewish Agency Emissary Abir Meliankar in New Jersey

    Abir Meliankar was as a Jewish Agency emissary in New Jersey. What started for him as a professional assignment quickly became a once-in-a-lifetime experience. By Itay Ben-Eliezer Since 1995, the...

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  • Americans volunteering in the Southern Israeli city of Arad, Far form friendships far from home and prove that community has no boundaries. By Itay Ben-Eliezer While a sense of community can...

    Volunteering In Arad

    Americans volunteering in the Southern Israeli city of Arad, Far form friendships far from home and prove that community has no boundaries. By Itay Ben-Eliezer While a sense of community can...

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  • The United States’ Day of Independence was celebrated in Arad, a town located on the outskirts of Israel’s Negev desert whose residents are regularly influenced by the special bond with...

    Arad Celebrates the 4th

    The United States’ Day of Independence was celebrated in Arad, a town located on the outskirts of Israel’s Negev desert whose residents are regularly influenced by the special bond with...

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  • A delegation of educators from New Jersey visited the southern city of Arad and met with local teachers, while also being introduced to several cutting-edge educational programs that are making...

    An Inspirational Exchange of Ideas – Educators Delegation

    A delegation of educators from New Jersey visited the southern city of Arad and met with local teachers, while also being introduced to several cutting-edge educational programs that are making...

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  • A high school in Arad served as setting for an empowering face-to-face meeting between youth from New Jersey and Arad, who are inspired by Jewish tradition to cultivate a mutual...

    An Environment for Friendship

    A high school in Arad served as setting for an empowering face-to-face meeting between youth from New Jersey and Arad, who are inspired by Jewish tradition to cultivate a mutual...

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  • Living Bridge programs implemented in southern Israel’s unique desert city impact Israeli youth and New Jersey counselors alike Cool autumn winds have rendered the summer heat a distant memory, yet...

    “Kefiada” and “Counterpoint Israel” In Arad

    Living Bridge programs implemented in southern Israel’s unique desert city impact Israeli youth and New Jersey counselors alike Cool autumn winds have rendered the summer heat a distant memory, yet...

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