A Jewish Year of Service, With Peter Ekstein
Ekstein is the founder of the Jewish Year of Service program, which sends Jewish recent high school grads to Israel for a year of service.
Canadian-based Peter Ekstein is the founder of the Jewish Year of Service program, which sends Jewish recent high school grads to Israel for a year of service.
It all started with his fear that the Canadian Jewish community is becoming less cohesive, thanks to rising rates of intermarriage, the falling rates of participation in Jewish institutions — like synagogues, day schools and summer camps — and the growing divide in attitudes towards Israel between older and younger Jews.
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