With multiple levels offered, both a men's and women's program, and hundreds of students from all over the globe, we are so grateful to have been able to put on such a successful online summer session.
Here is what some of our wonderful students had to share:
Thanks to everyone that sent in feedback about the online program, we are overjoyed that you enjoyed so much and we are looking into the upcoming semester. We will of course update you when we have news!! #sostaytuned #mayanotonline
I grew up with my Jewish mother in the very Jewish suburb of Bondi and only started a relationship with my Indonesian father and siblings about 6 years ago. Although I grew up in a very Jewish area, I had left that path around my teenage years and only returned to my Judaism this year. My father and half siblings are all Muslim. They live in a Muslim country, they go to the mosque, and yet they are very accepting and respectful of their Jewish sister. I had started keeping Shabbos shortly before my departure to Indonesia this year and so I had made sure to learn how to make my own challah and brought some candlesticks. The town where my family lives in Indonesia is 100% Muslim. Throughout the day it is so common to hear the Muslim call to prayer I don’t even notice it anymore. My brother’s mother is French and lives in the ‘Kampung’ (the village). When I asked her if I could make Shabbos in her house, she was very intrigued and offered to help. We went to the local market to buy the in
Watch out Bob Dylan. Yerachmiel Goldstein is coming. Yerachmiel is a folk singer from New York. His music evokes the folk music of the 60's but is heavily influenced by his chassidic learning and Jewish studies. This music is powerful, folks. Press play and enter his world. [audio:http://mayanotinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/The-sun.mp3|titles=The Sun by Yerachmiel Goldstein] The sky is fixed In moonlit eyes Never asking why Nor to know And the sea tells the sun Who asks the one Where did I come from And go But who cares! They cried At the limited sky Never asking why Nor to know Well I’ve done my share To all those who care And I guess There’s not much more So shouting I sighed To the men who cried Always saying goodbye To the sun Well do I go Where the sun begins to snow And the fun begins to go Away And the thrills I sought Were null and void Being one of the boys And the men So out on my own Where I've been trampled to the bone That led me
WE MADE IT! Let the festivities commence! OUR COMMUNITY HAS UNITED TO RAISE OVER $2.5 Million! High fives for you, and YOU AND YOU!! To everyone involved in the success of this campaign, we wish to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for your partnership. The Mayanot family shows up to supercharge this institution and ensure the future of Jewish leaders worldwide! While our progress and growth in the last 25 years has been quite amazing, today, we’re not just celebrating our accomplishments of the last 25 years of Visionary Education. And while today has been memorable and inspiring, we’re not just celebrating the overwhelming success of our community uniting to raise over $2.5 Million . Today, we are celebrating YOU - the people who have supported us and carried us for two and half decades - allowing us to impact thousands of Jewish youth. Today, we celebrate you and the future of Visionary Education! Your involvement with Mayanot is truly an honor. We seek