Lia Joffe: Eighteen Under 18
We spoke to another one of our Israel Fast Track 2020 participants and one of this year’s Jewish News’ Eighteen Under 18, Lia Joffe.
Quincy Barrett: Eighteen Under 18
We spoke to one of our Israel Fast Track 2020 participants and one of this year’s Jewish News’ Eighteen Under 18, Quincy Barrett.
Sedot Negev Resilience Centre Visit
By Ronit Davis In 2014, following Operation Protective Edge, UJIA led a fundraiser to support the communities impacted by the ongoing conflict with Gaza. A portion of these funds were ultimately donated to one of the resilience centres that operate on the border of Gaza. These resilience centres work with the communities to help them deal with… Read more »
In Conversation with: Michelle Rosenberg
We caught up with UJIA’s Head of Women on her day-to-day role and on why she does what she does. Tell us your personal UJIA journey: How long have you been at UJIA, how and when did you first get involved with UJIA? I joined UJIA in April 2019; passionate about women’s history and women in… Read more »
Making a Difference in Israel
By Robin Ashleigh, UJIA Head of Impact Evaluation, as he reflects on his week visiting our projects in Israel. Last week I spent some time with colleagues and partners in Israel, thinking about the impact UJIA makes, and what this means for the Israeli people and society. First, I met with the UJIA team to… Read more »
Enable change. Empower others. Execute.
In conversation with: Joel Berman, Chief Operating Officer. We caught up with our COO on all things UJIA, and on how UJIA is becoming more and more innovative and tech-oriented in its processes; all in order to deliver better education, increase participation, increase donations and make staff work efficiently and comfortably. How long have you… Read more »
Day 3 & 4: UJIA Glasgow Poland Trip
By Sydney Switzer, Scotland Youth Programmes Coordinator The end of our time in Poland went by quickly. By Friday morning we had all become quite close and we went from place to place as a cohesive group, experiencing things together. We really got into the flow of things, and began to make higher connections to the… Read more »
Day 2: UJIA Glasgow Poland Trip
by Sydney Switzer, Scotland Youth Programmes Coordinator Our morning started off heavy, with a trip to the Belzec Death Camp. Having stayed in a hotel in the town of Belzec itself, it was a mere 5 minutes to the Belzec Train Station where thousands of Polish Jews (as well as Jews from other countries) disembarked from… Read more »
Day 1: UJIA Glasgow Poland Trip
by Sydney Switzer, Scotland Youth Programmes Coordinator Today was our first day in Poland. 11 Jewish teenagers from across Scotland, who I have the pleasure of accompanying, set forth exploring the towns and Jewish remnants of Galicia, what was once the centre of the Jewish world. We started off in Lancut, where we visited a beautifully… Read more »