Wire

Jewish National Fund-USA education department raises more than $100,000 for Israel

The organization's IAE department is the single largest provider of Israel engagement programs in the United States.

American volunteers lend a hand to help work on Israeli farms bordering the Gaza Strip. Photo by Arnold Abelman.
American volunteers lend a hand to help work on Israeli farms bordering the Gaza Strip. Photo by Arnold Abelman.

Jewish National Fund-USA’s Israel Advocacy and Education (IAE) department achieved a remarkable milestone by raising over $100,000 through its “Tu Bishvat in the Schools” campaign, leveraging their strong ties with schools and synagogues nationwide. This campaign witnessed enthusiastic participation from nearly 100 Jewish education centers, underscoring the organization’s deep local roots and commitment to Zionist education.

A significant number of participating schools are also involved in Jewish National Fund-USA’s Tu BiShvat Across America initiative. This program offers unique opportunities for schools to enrich their Tu BiShvat celebrations, fostering a closer connection to the land and people of Israel through tree planting and tailored educational materials.

Dr. Marnie Nadolne, Jewish National Fund-USA’s Community Engagement Director expressed pride in the dedicated efforts of the Israel Advocacy and Education (IAE) department. “Our success, doubling last year’s achievements, reflects the strength of our bonds with local schools and synagogues. It is a testament to the profound connection local Jewry shares with the land and people of Israel,” she remarked.

As the single largest provider of Israel engagement programs in the U.S., Jewish National Fund-USA’s IAE department offers diverse avenues for young American Jews to connect with Israel. From B’nai Mitzvah projects to Alternative Break trips and Birthright experiences, the IAE department is committed to engaging, educating, and fostering a deep connection to the rich tapestry of the land and people of Israel.

For more information about Jewish National Fund-USA’s educational programming, visit jnf.org/education.

You have read 3 articles this month.
Register to receive full access to JNS.
About & contact The Publisher
Jewish National Fund-USA builds a strong, vibrant future for the land and people of Israel through bold initiatives and Zionist education. As a leading philanthropic movement, the organization supports critical environmental and nation-building activities in Israel’s north and south as it develops new communities in the Negev and Galilee, connects the next generation to Israel, and creates infrastructure and programs that support ecology, people with disabilities, and heritage site preservation, all while running a fully accredited study abroad experience through its Alexander Muss High School in Israel.
Releases published on the JNS Wire are communicated and paid for by third parties. Jewish News Syndicate, and any of its distribution partners, take zero responsibility for the accuracy of any content published in any press release. All the statements, opinions, figures in text or multimedia including photos or videos included in each release are presented solely by the sponsoring organization, and in no way reflect the views or recommendation of Jewish News Syndicate or any of its partners. If you believe any of the content in a release published on JNS Wire is offensive or abusive, please report a release.
Comments
Thank you. You are a loyal JNS Reader.
You have read more than 10 articles this month.
Please register for full access to continue reading and post comments.
Never miss a thing
Get the best stories faster with JNS breaking news updates