Beit Morasha of Jerusalem

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Amount:
$220,000
Year:
2011
Field of Interest:
Jewish Identity
Program Name:
Recreation and Education
Grant Type:
Israel
Grant Website
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ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1990, Beit Morasha works to provide intellectual leaders and decision makers with the skills to inspire Jewish and Zionist identity, champion an inclusive vision of Judaism, and bolster the strength and solidarity of the Jewish people in Israel and throughout the world. Its educational and academic programs include informal values education in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Jewish heritage education models for Israel’s Education Ministry, the Israel Center for Conversion Policy, and adult education and leadership training.  Beit Morasha is a partner in the development and oversight of all Jewish identity and values education programs in the IDF Education Corps.

GRANT PURPOSE

Train IDF combat officers to engage their soldiers in explorations of Jewish values and identity.

Beit Morasha is committed to advancing a vibrant and inclusive vision of Judaism, and to cultivating relevant and inspiring leadership for Israel and the Jewish world.

Paul Wimpfheimer
Vice President, Beit Morasha.