BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change

BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change
Program Name: 
BINA Youth Core
Grant Year: 
2017
Grant Type: 
Israel
Grant Amount: 
$250,000
Interest Area: 
Religious Life
Grant Purpose: 

BINA Youth Core provides students of Israel's secular-public high schools with connections to Jewish knowledge and practice. 

Description: 

Established in 1996, BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change is a movement at the intersection of Jewish pluralism and social action in Israel. BINA’s mission is to strengthen Israel as a democratic, pluralistic, and just society through Jewish study, social action, and community building. BINA’s flagship program, The Secular Yeshiva serves as a place where young adults study and interpret Jewish texts and culture as a way to promote Jewish pluralism and social justice. BINA’s cultural, social and educational programs reach more than 40,000 Israelis and individuals from all over the world each year.