Leadership, Routine, Renewal

By Leor Sinai | January 5, 2022

Erica Brown, on her podcast Day 129, discusses renewal and the challenges leaders face when getting stuck in routines and…

Global Zionist Citizenship, A Manifesto

By Leor Sinai | November 10, 2021

Zionism, initially defined as the national movement of the Jewish People, has made a huge comeback onto Global Jewry’s agenda.…

I’m that kid

By Leor Sinai | October 12, 2021

I’m that kid that was wild, energetic, uninterested in school and just wanted to have fun. I’m that kid that…

The Long Path

By Leor Sinai | September 10, 2021

English Followed by the Hebrew ב”ה שבת תשובה, פרשת וילך תשפ“ב הימים האחרונים של משה רבנו הם מרגשים, ומעלים מחשבות…

The Next Generation & Continuous Revelation: Less Theory, More Experiential

By Leor Sinai | November 11, 2020 |

Transmission of Jewish continuity and Israel connectivity does not take place in the formal classroom setting on its own.  Israel and Jewish education must include an experiential component; it is through experientialism that our children explore and discover meaning that they can connect to. Transmission to the recipient in a more practical — less theoretical…

In honor of Yossi Katz — A Voice Called

By Leor Sinai | November 11, 2020 |

In order for history to last forever, it must become personal. We wonder why there are those who care less about Israel. How could it be that after 2,000 years of tears and hopes for a return to Zion, and after an unheard of return in all of human history, that there could anyone in…

ROOTS Israel – Jewish teens explore Israel through service learning projects

By Leor Sinai | November 11, 2020 |

NEW YORK – Four years after tying the knot, Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF) and Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI-JNF) have given birth to their first child, “Roots Israel,” a service learning adventure in Israel for young people. Crafted in response to the growing communal needs for Jewish teen engagement, Israel advocacy and community service, on this journey,…

On Passover — Transformation through Revelation

By Leor Sinai | October 29, 2020 |

Living a Jewish life includes living within a particular framework of values and memories (i.e. we were slaves in Egypt), rituals and experiences.  Passover, a microcosm of Jewish life, requires a set of guidelines in preparation for the Festival including the cleaning of “Hametz,” dietary constraints, and of course the ‘Seder,’ an order accompanied by…

What? Our kids don’t care about Israel?!

By Leor Sinai | October 29, 2020 |

Everywhere I go I hear it from everyone over and over again: We’re losing our kids!They don’t care! They are not prepared! They don’t care about Israel! Kids these days don’t understand! We’re losing, we’re losing, we’re losing! I’m like: Whoa!  No way!  How could that be? I mean how could it be that this…

Impact Investment in Leadership

By Leor Sinai | October 29, 2020 |

Israel Education, Israel Studies and Israel Advocacy must be integrated into A Continuum of learning and engagement – an Israel Continuum.  Young people are sophisticated, they are inquisitive, and they are thirsty for purpose and responsibility.  At the Alexander Muss High School in Israel student surveys reflect a positive reaction to our students’ opportunity to be independent,…