January 4, 2013
The Boot Camp of Jewish Learning
David Brinn, The Jerusalem Post
The Tikvah Fund’s one year fellowship is giving gifted Americans and Israelis the tools to become the Jewish leaders of the next generation.
Out on the bustling streets of pre-Christmas New York City, there was a full-frontal assault of dazzling lights and extravagant store window scenes. Exuberant Salvation Army volunteers were shaking their tambourines to rocking Christmas standards and dancing around their kettles trying to keep warm in the December freeze, and the celebrated tree in Rockefeller Center was, as usual, a perennial magnet for the multitudes of tourists descending on this vibrant city.