This August FJC’s Stars Ukraine program provided 50 young people aged 18 to 26 with a magical summer experience – a ten-day learning seminar in Israel that was a journey deep into their roots and wide to the country’s borders
Almost 79 years after the activity of Torah & Avodah fund, otherwise known as Bnei Akiva, the Jewish youth movement, was forced to stop, an official approval was given to the Zionist youth movement to reopen its activity in Germany as a non-profit organization once again.
This summer, the LifeChanger FSU rehabilitation project in Ukraine sent 69 of its participants to various FJC Jewish summer camps throughout the country, giving them a chance to enjoy the vacation while gaining valuable skills and making new friends.
School is out for summer in the countries of the former Soviet Union, and teenagers from 34 EnerJew clubs across the region also took a break from weekly meetings and activities. However, a large part of them enrolled as staff in the region’s FJC Jewish Summer camps, connecting to younger campers and bringing to them the special “EnerJew vibe”, as they say.