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Posts Tagged ‘teen mission’

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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The steering committee visits Beit She’an National Park.

Like Family

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News Michigan and the Central Galilee share an unbreakable bond. Since 1994, the Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether (P2G) program has united Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor with the Central Galilee region of Israel, made up of three municipalities: Migdal HaEmek, Nazareth Illit and the Jezreel Valley. The region…

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Israeli Jewish State flag

Opinion – Counterpoint: IfNotNow Presents Greater Problem

Editor’s Note: Last week, the JN ran a story “Standing With Israel” (page 17, May 3) about a protest the group IfNotNow held at Hillel Day School on April 19. We asked two community members to share their thoughts on this relatively new group. We believe this topic is relevant to our readers and the…

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Detroit Stands With Israel

More than 2,000 Israel supporters at Shaarey Zedek July 23 At times, the lines to get through security stretched well into the parking lot. But the wait was worth it for the feeling inside the packed sanctuary where members of the Detroit community — young and old — came together over their love of Israel.…

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