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NYC Hillels Join Together for Social Action Sunday

Last Sunday, more than 80 students from seven New York City Hillels joined together in a day of service and study in the Big Apple.

Social Action Sunday offered a wide array of service projects throughout the five boroughs in the morning (partnering with local Jewish and non-Jewish organizations), then drew the students together for an afternoon program at Columbia/Barnard Hillel, which included a speaker and a service fair where they met with organizations that offer further opportunities for social action and service.
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Repair the World announces Global Citizen Year scholarships

Repair the World is excited to announce a new partnership: we’re working with Global Citizen Year to give young Jews from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in a “bridge year” of international service before college.

Our new collaboration builds on Repair the World’s commitment to making service a core part of the American Jewish experience and on Global Citizen Year’s leadership in global service-learning. Together, we are working to connect graduating high-school students with a chance to live and work as apprentices in Asia, Africa or Latin America, and to use their skills and passions to make a difference.
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