Showing posts from November, 2021

Mayanot Internships and Study: Amazing Opportunities Await This Summer

  Mayanot Internships and study will give you the opportunity to be matched with Top Internships in your field of interest, as well as take a deep dive into learning about Judaism and connecting to your heritage, in the heart of Jerusalem.  Mayanot offers you the opportunity to expand your resume and strengthen your Judaism, with Eight unforgettable weeks in Israel. The first three weeks will encompass Torah learning, skill building and self discovery. Participants will be immersed in an authentic Yeshiva Experience, where you will participate in dynamic learning, discuss issues in contemporary Judaism; attend lively Shabbat programming, experience trips around Israel, and so much more. The second half of the program will include five weeks of interning at leading Israeli companies, with continued Shabbat programing and evening social events. Participants will be matched with professional opportunities in industries like: Hi-tech, Marketing, medicine and agriculture. Come join us and s

Mayanot Celebrates 25th Anniversary With New Scholarship

New scholarship Marking Mayanot's 25th Anniversary At the recent five-day International Kinus Hashluchim, Mayanot launched their 25th year scholarship initiative. In honor of Mayanot's 25th anniversary, 25 eligible students will receive a voucher for a $2,500 scholarship to Mayanot, to be presented when they apply. Rabbi  Kasriel Shemtov , Executive Director, Rabbi  Shlomo Gestetner , Dean, and Rabbi  Yisroel Noach Wichnin , Rosh Yeshiva let hundreds of fellow shluchim know that this scholarship is now available to their students and community members and started giving out the scholarship vouchers to shluchim for whom it is relevant. In addition to this 25th year initiative, there are also a number of other scholarship opportunities available as well. Our financial officer is well versed in the options and works with each student individually to direct them to relevant options. With over two decades of experience, with thousands of students coming through their doors, Mayanot

A Mayanot World Center Building Overview: How Far We've Come

(Mayanot PHSP students on a tour of the Mayanot World Center, Nov. 2021) The 'Mayanot World Center blog' has just celebrated it’s second year anniversary, sharing monthly updates and keeping the Mayanot family in the loop on all things building related. We are so glad we could include you in the process for the last two years and can’t wait to have you visit the Mayanot World Center in person, very soon. As you may know, if you've been following along with us at the Mayanot team has made amazing headway and we are so excited with what will soon   b”zh   be the end result of all of the hard work and all of your unwavering support. With thousands of students having a home away from home in Jerusalem! Here  is a recap below of how far we've come. To check the updates in depth, visit us  here.   

The Rhyme and Rhythm of Chassidic Life Through Chassidic Song

  Dr. Michael Klein, a Mayanot alumni, was recently featured in a article about Music and niggunim and the deep connection we can have just being a part of a farbrengen  and experiencing these melodies for the first time. He and his wife Noa are both alumni of Mayanot and we couldn't help sharing this beautiful article. Ethnomusicologist talks spirituality and music in Chabad tradition  Via:    Many a participant and observer of  Chabad  life has been transfixed by the melodies and strains that punctuate, and indeed uplift, the everyday life of a Chassidic community. The often wordless melodies dictate the mood and set the tone of an event, whether a meditational niggun (melody) during prayer, a march of victory at the conclusion of  Yom Kippur  or the haunting tune that accompanies Chabad brides and grooms to the wedding canopy,  niggunim  permeate every facet of Chabad life. In  Performing Chassidishkeit: Spirituality and Identity Construction in Chabad Nig