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Kaima Farm’s Project Based Learning Lab, Israel

Farming and the pride associated with growing – literally and metaphorically – is a powerful way to connect people to something inherently meaningful. Kaima’s vision is to harness the principles of farming and working with one’s hands to improve the lives of high school dropouts, particularly those unable to adapt to conventional indoor, learning frameworks, and reconnect them to a sense of purpose and possibility.

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The 4th Matanel Retreat - A thank you letter from Netu'im Ben Ha Dorot: Between the Generations

The 4th Matanel Retreat 2018

Dear Joelle, Ami and Johanna,


We would like to thank you again for inviting us to attend the inspiring Matanel Conference, and for giving us the chance to present our work with the Netuim students and the elderly, to the conference participants.


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Communitati et Orbi – To the Community and to the World

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

In this wide-ranging collection of writings and speeches, Rabbi Goldschmidt shares his thoughtful insights on many pressing religious, cultural, and social issues that affect the Jewish people as a whole, providing a unique viewpoint on how the Jewish world can meet its current challenges.
Communitati et Orbi is not a classic collection of rabbinical sermons. The essays and speeches have been presented at events, conferences, meetings, and Op-eds written for the wider community and the world.

The Saying of Matanel

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.

Rainer Maria Rilke