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Posts Tagged ‘Israel Antiquities Authority’

Volunteers from the United States will have the opportunity to work at an archaeological dig in Israel.

Volunteers For Israel Starts New Program

JNS.org Volunteers for Israel, a 36-year-old nonprofit organization that encourages American Jews to lend their services to help the Jewish state, announced a new pilot program that tacks on archaeology to its endeavors from Nov. 18-Dec. 1. The 14-day program starts with one week of volunteering on an Israeli army base, followed by a week…

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Archaeologist Benyamin Storchan stands on a Byzantine mosaic floor uncovered in Beit Shemesh.

Can You Dig It?

Rob Streit JN Intern Former Detroiter follows his passion to an archaeology post in Israel. Benyamin Storchan says he feels like an Israeli who was mistakenly born in America. The 34-year-old Michigan native realized this during his first visit to Israel at age 16 while he was on a Jewish Federation teen mission. “I felt…

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