Tivnusletter 4: 5 Great Stories From Tivnu 2 — And The Chance To Be Part Of Tivnu 3!

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HAPPY PURIM & HAPPY SPRING!

The participants in the Tivnu Gap Year have been enjoying the beautiful Portland springtime, a great trip to Seattle, and the Jewish version of March Madness – the months of Adar including Purim. They’ve been connecting with each other and with their co-workers at places like Sisters of the Road and Johnson Creek Watershed Council, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, and honing the tools they can use to build a better world.

WHAT’S NEW, TIVNU?

What are the Tivnuniks and the press saying about the Tivnu gap year experience?

BLOGPOSTS BY CURRENT PARTICIPANTS

Read the latest posts by Nadav, Josh, and Hadara

 

 

VIDEO FEATURING THE 2015-16 COHORT

Watch the Video​

 

 

ARTICLES FEATURING THE TIVNU GAP YEAR

Read this article from eJewish Philanthropy
Read this article from the LA Jewish Journal

 

 

SPOTLIGHT ON WOODBURN

660d9722-8f57-42d7-bf21-d768a05a7c3dThis week, the Tivnuniks went back to Woodburn, Oregon to round out our discussions about migrant laborers and immigration policy and begin learning about labor conditions and activism in Oregon and beyond. The group met with Jaime Arredondo of PCUN and with Larry Kleinman, whose activism in the Woodburn migrant farmworker community stems directly from his Jewish grandfather’s experience loading trains in the Chicago railyard.

A few weeks ago, the Tivnu crew took its first trip to Woodburn to meet with high school seniors there and to hear about farmworker housing solutions and help out in the community gardens together. We’re looking forward to welcoming those Woodburn High students to the Tivnu bayit for Shabbat dinner next week.

Tivnu: Building Justice

KNOW SOMEONE WHO WOULD BE GREAT FOR TIVNU 2016-17?

A few spots remain and tuition assistance is still available for next year’s gap year program. Please spread the word about Tivnu: Building Justice by sharing this post with everyone in your network!
Find out more about the different Tivnu: Building Justice internship options and financial assistance:
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Or contact Adinah Miller, Program Director, for further information: adinah@tivnu.org(203) 623-5249
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