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  • A delegation from the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey chose to end their week-long trip to Israel in Arad and experience several of the city’s social programs up close....

    Communities Coming Closer

    A delegation from the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey chose to end their week-long trip to Israel in Arad and experience several of the city’s social programs up close....

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  •   A delegation of master’s degree students in social work from Rutgers University in New Jersey, which works in cooperation with Ben-Gurion University in the Negev, visited Arad in January....

    Students from Abroad in Arad

      A delegation of master’s degree students in social work from Rutgers University in New Jersey, which works in cooperation with Ben-Gurion University in the Negev, visited Arad in January....

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  • One of the most significant characteristics of our Partnership is the spirit of volunteerism in both the American and Israeli communities. The Partnership’s Israeli Steering Committee is comprised almost entirely...

    Volunteers from Here and There….

    One of the most significant characteristics of our Partnership is the spirit of volunteerism in both the American and Israeli communities. The Partnership’s Israeli Steering Committee is comprised almost entirely...

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  • Ligal Peretz, is the first National Service young adult  to do her year of service in the Greater MetroWest community in New Jersey This is the first time that a...

    Introducing Ligal Peretz

    Ligal Peretz, is the first National Service young adult  to do her year of service in the Greater MetroWest community in New Jersey This is the first time that a...

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  • The second cycle of the Young Leadership Gesher project (which we call Gesher 2) has had a strong beginning, following the dizzying success of the first cycle. Gesher is a...

    Building Another Bridge

    The second cycle of the Young Leadership Gesher project (which we call Gesher 2) has had a strong beginning, following the dizzying success of the first cycle. Gesher is a...

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  • For over 18 years of the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether (formally Partnership 2000) program has been a successful model for creating significant partnerships between Jewish communities around the world and Jewish...

    From the Desk of the Partnership Director

    For over 18 years of the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether (formally Partnership 2000) program has been a successful model for creating significant partnerships between Jewish communities around the world and Jewish...

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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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