UJA's Jewish Service Blog

The Year of "Big Enrichment"

My name is Samuel Kern. I am a 20 year-old German Jew doing volunteer work in Haifa, Israel through the Year of Jewish Service Program. For the past nine months I have worked with the Carmel Medical Center, and I highly recommend it.

I came here for several reasons. I didn’t want to go di…


Hello everyone!

My name is Jordan and I am from San Francisco, California. For 10 months I was a student on Aardvark Tel Aviv (September 2018 – June 2019), where I fell in love with Israel, interned at an amazing start-up company, and created a network of lifelong friends. Sitting here no…