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Around the world, JDC’s work is changing people’s lives. And on any day of the week, Entwine participants are integral in making this difference. This is a space to learn about overseas needs from the young adults who are seeing it first-hand. Thanks for visiting and joining our global conversation.


A Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow re:entwines

Written by Lauren Gross, former Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow at the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda. I chose to spend a year as a JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow in Rwanda because I knew it would transform the way I think and behave – as a...

Israel's First Social Impact Nudgeathon

Written by Oz Fishman, Senior Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow serving in Jerusalem, Israel.  They say that if you give a person a fish, she’ll eat for a day. But if you teach her how to fish, she’ll eat for a lifetime. But the creator of this idiom overlooked a...

An Argentinian Perspective of Leadership & Philanthropy in Israel

Written by Sebastian Palatnik, Inside Israel: The Eugene J. Ribakoff Fellowiship in Leadership & Philanthropy alum. Sebastian is an entrepreneur, cofounder of the company CLINC and a director of TechTrek. He studied Entrepreneurship at Tel-Aviv University and is a former Nahum Goldmann Fellow. Over the past 10 years, there has been huge...

Finding The Unexpected in Rwanda

Written by Inside Rwanda alum, Bobby Gross I wasn’t sure what to expect from my trip to Rwanda. It was difficult to see past the long list of shots I needed to get, and the upcoming 24 hours of travel to get to the country. I looked forward to seeing my sister,...

An Occupational Therapist in Georgia (the country)

Entwine alumna Paige Bookoff traveled with Entwine on Inside Jewish Georgia & Azerbaijan this past July. Growing up in Baltimore, MD, she was an active member of her Jewish community and, today, lives in San Diego, CA where she works as an occupational therapist with children with disabilities. Paige became...

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