Month: January 2017

Coming Home to the Holy Land

Coming Home to the Holy Land

  If you send 13 BCHSJS students and one BCHSJS teacher to Israel for seven days and ask them what they thought of the trip, you get 14 different answers. And yet, if you listen more closely, you’ll realize that the answers are actually all the same. The trip was […]

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Repairing the World, One Student at a Time

Repairing the World, One Student at a Time

  The Hebrew phrase tikkun olam means world repair; tikkun means “repairing” and olam translates into “world, cosmos, eternity.” In the broadest sense, tikkun olam today has become synonymous with the notion of social action and the pursuit of social justice. But on a more personal level, tikkun olam also refers to […]

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