May 29, 2020

This week's blog post is written by Alan, a Yahel Social Change Fellow living in the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood in Rishon LeZion. 

In this blog I want to explore my relationship with making Aliyah. I want to express the journey of my feelings, emotions, and expectations...

May 20, 2020

This week's delicious blog post is written by Tasha, a Yahel Social Change Fellow living and volunteering in Lod. 

I think most people will agree that one of the best things about being in Israel is the food. Here I will share with you some of my favorite things I have...

May 18, 2020

 This week's blog post is written by Rachel, a Yahel fellow living and volunteering in the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood in Rishon LeZion. 

     Since being in Israel, there have been a number of holidays we’ve been able to celebrate in Ramat Eliyahu. On Yom Kippur we walk...

May 6, 2020

This week's blog post is written by Hannah, a Yahel Social Change Fellow living in the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood in Rishon LeZion.  

On the chagim, I tend to yearn for a belonging that only arises when someone who understands my particular brand of Judaism. My par...

This week's blog post is written by Maya, a fellow living and volunteering in Lod. Modern photos are Maya's; older photos are from the Israeli Institute of Archaeology. 

How do you sense the city that always was?

The city that remains.

Old City. 

You spend months memorizin...

April 24, 2020

     As a Yahel fellowship alum (Lod ‘18-19) and a current staff member, I’ve been able to see how both our staff and current fellows are doing their best to step up for communities during the Coronavirus, and how our alumni are creatively serving in their work around...

April 9, 2020

This week's blog post is written by Lily, a Yahel fellow living in Lod. Lily is one of our amazing fellows adapting to serving her community during the global pandemic. 

The spread of the Covid-19 virus has drastically impacted not only my daily life as a fell...