Showing posts from November, 2019

Building Progress Update: Nov 2019

The building team at Mayanot has been working very hard on the renovations of the New World Center and we have made much progress. Below are some photos and video of the basement and first two floors.  Not only do we want to share our physical progress with the entire Mayanot family, but also the overall vision for the building, which we know you will appreciate, as well.  OUR VISION To answer the challenges facing us today and prepare for the challenges of the future, Mayanot has created a World Center of operations located in the heart of Jerusalem.  Mayanot’s new World Center is a five story, 3,500 square meters (37,674 sq. ft.)  building with an open-air rooftop garden.  "The Word Center will allow Mayanot to enhance and expand its current programs and also provide a home for a palette of new programs, including: 1) The Beit Midrash Program - Jewish Literacy and serious textual study, essential to Jewish continuity and leadership, will be the core curricula for the

The Mayanot Leadership Gala

Join us as we embark on a new chapter in Jewish heritage, education and activism.  This year’s Mayanot Gala Dinner will be celebrating today's leaders and honoring some of the most influential people in the Jewish world.   To make your reservation, click here.   B”H Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies Cordially invites you to attend The Mayanot Leadership Gala Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 19th of Kislev, 5780 Hilton New York 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City Cocktails: Five Thirty, Dinner: Seven o’clock Formal Attire, RSVP $600 per person, $1,000 per couple, $360 young professional (under 30) Guest Speaker Joseph Telushkin ,  World Renowned Author Honoring: Hasten Family , Legacy Award Cross River , Philanthropy Award Exigent Capital Group , Eliezer Brender, Eric Davis & Simcha Mann, Builders of Zion Award - פרס בוני ציון Presentations: Mr. Steven C. Witkoff  receiving the inaugural ‘Andrew Witkoff Memorial Humanitarian Leadership Award’ Miri Birk , Jewish

Sharing Appreciation

(Birthright Israel: Mayanot Staff Members)  As we pause and reflect on our achievements from the past year, and our hopes and expectations going into the new one, Mayanot would like to share a snapshot of the incredibly positive outcomes attained over the past 2019 summer season.  The following data is taken from a report we received from Birthright Israel and Machon Szold, drawn from questionnaires filled out by our participants after their Israel trip.  We are excited to share that being that the highest score given is a 6, the numbers below indicate our borderline excellence in all of these areas.  Towards the end of the trip, the Israelis were more interested in getting to know other Jews                    5.8                  Towards the end of the trip, participants could relate more to Jewish values                                                5.5 Towards the end of the trip, participants felt more connected to Israel