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Latest Episodes

Aiding Holocaust Survivors in Ukraine, as Humanitarian Crisis Continues
March 20, 2022

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, The Survivor Mitzvah Project has been operating in overdrive, navigating turmoil and destruction in Ukraine to maintain contact with Holocaust survivors, deli

Creating a New Beginning, Starting at Home
March 07, 2022

At The Warehouse NJ, individuals and families emerging from homelessness and displacement are finding new beginnings with dignity. Here, they choose donated furnishings and home goods for their new ap

Moving Pregnancy and Infant Loss Out of the Darkness
February 21, 2022

Elysa Rapoport gave birth to a stillborn daughter in 2016, and soon discovered a lack of emotional and practical support systems in Israel for those facing pregnancy and infant loss. So she determined

Alternative Learning and Socialization, on the Farm
January 25, 2022

On her familys land in Israels Hefar Valley, Rani Erez was part of multi-generational effort to establish Kaima Beerotayim a non-profit educational farm that is empowering youth on the cusp of dro

Turning Grief into Impact
December 21, 2021

One quarter of pregnancies end in loss. For Reva Judas whose son, Pesach, tragically died hours after birth grief fueled a determination and vision to help individuals, couples and families facing

Creating Hope and Beauty In a Once Thriving Steel Town
November 15, 2021

In Western Pennsylvania outside of Pittsburgh, Gisele Fetterman and Kristen Michaels are bringing vision and commitment to uplift lives and communities. The founders of For Good PGH are creating a cul

In Inner City Baltimore, Empowering Street-Connected Youth
October 24, 2021

A healthy snack business? A clothing line? A pop-up restaurant? For street-connected youth in inner city Baltimore, social enterprise projects and community service jobs break the cycle of poverty

In Israel, Uplifting the Lives and Futures of Asylum Seekers
September 16, 2021

There are an estimated 30,000 asylum seekers in Israel today men, women and children, mostly from Africa, whove risked their lives to escape adverse conditions and now await legal status in Israel

Mentoring Youth at Risk and Building Positive Futures
August 15, 2021

For youth at risk specifically teens and young adults with past or current contact with the child welfare or juvenile justice systems having a mentor can be a tipping point toward positive self-wo

Giving Jewish Teenage Girls Their Voice
July 12, 2021

Flip through the online pages of jGirls Magazine for a deep dive into compelling issues from self-identity to social pressures to protest created by self-identifying Jewish girls aged 13 to 19. jG