How Do We Create a Conversation? A Special Tisha B’av Event in Jerusalem

On the eve of Tisha B’Av 5777 (2017), thousands of people from diverse communities gathered in Jerusalem’s Zion Square for an inspirational evening of open and challenging conversation led by the Jerusalem Movement and Shira Banki’s Way in partnership with Shaharit.

Four by 120!

On May 23rd, the “cohort of cohorts” of Shaharit’s 120 program for emerging multicultural political leaders came together for a an open and honest conversation with four influential political leaders: Avi Gabai, Moshe Feiglin, Orly Levy-Abukasis, and Rachel Azaria, during which they talked about about the leaders’ personal journeys into the political system and had a candid discussion about the nature of Israeli politics.

Registration for the Fourth Cohort of the 120 Program has Opened

Applications for the 2017-18 cohort of Shaharit’s flagship program for rising Israeli multicultural leaders are due May 14th.

The New Shaharit Fellows Program Opens

Our ten new fellows represent the diversity of Israeli society and will work together to create the intellectual framework for a public discourse on the common good.

The Eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Shaharit—An Event on the Holocaust and Remembrance: From Morocco to the USSR

More than 100 people attended an event on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016, which was entitled The Untold Story: From Morocco to the USSR that Shaharit organized together with MK Rachel Azaria (Kulanu).

Studio for Politics: The “120” Program Meets Rabbi Haim Amsalem

Haim Amsalem, head of the Am Shalem movement and former Shas Knesset member, attended a special session with the fellows of Shaharit’s “120” program for nascent political leaders.

Basic Income – Dr. Lia Ettinger and Dr. Ofer Sitbon

What would happen if, instead of putting the revenues from natural gas and other natural resources—which are estimated at hundreds of billions of sheqels—into the State coffers, they were paid out directly to every citizen on a monthly basis? Just imagine that you got money from the government, say NIS 3,000, every month. How would this income affect our economy? Would people work less? Maybe it would even lead to economic growth.

Cohort II of the “120” Program Visits Givat Amal

The neighborhood is at the center of a battle between its longtime residents and real-estate developers. The fellows met with residents and heard about their campaign.

Shaharit’s “120” Program Visits Jerusalem

During the visit, the fellows toured the Knesset, took part in a workshop on joint political work, and went to Mea Shearim where they heard about changes underway in the Haredi community.

Shaharit’s Community Organizing Initiative

This program is based on the successful model that is in place in several cities in the United States. Initially, we are training four organizers, one each in Ashdod, Jerusalem, Rehovot, and Tirat Carmel.