It’s incredibly powerful to see young Jewish adults who serve at Ekar, including Service Corps members, work side-by-side with Indigenous youth trying to bridge a culture gap, reach across cultures, and share spiritual traditions.
Sue Salinger (she/her), Executive Director of Ekar Farm and Community Gardens
I want youth to come of age where volunteering is viewed as a regular, expected occurrence; where the opportunities for this service are vast and meaningful.
Liz Jaffe (she/her), A Founding Member of Repair the World
For me and my family, service is not something that you do once. It’s something that we work to infuse into our lives regularly.
Rebecca Hurowitz (she/her), President & CEO of Vibe Israel USA
Then I heard the sirens. The wailing got louder and louder as ambulances, SWAT vehicles, and patrol cars careened down my street as I watched from my window. My friend texted me that there had been a shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue at the end of my block.
Alexandra (she/her), Corps Member Pittsburgh 2018