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BINA: An innovative Jewish movement in two innovative regions

By Marla Goodman, first published in The Jerusalem Report  What else can Israeli innovation bring to the famed Silicon Valley … […]

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Noah's Journey on MITF with BINA

Meet Noah Kaplan, a participant in our unique Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program with BINA in Tel Aviv. As an … […]

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No Miracle Befell Us – Hanukkah and the Courage to be Secular

First published on The "Srugim" website "For the secular there is no sovereign. The contradictions in his life have no … […]

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The Wandering Jew

During the past week, I have been travelling throughout the United States for work. I have been taking part in … […]

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Why Teach English in Israel?

Why Teach English in Israel? Looking to do something meaningful AND strengthen your career? There are many reasons to teach … […]

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A Conversation with Dr. Ariel Levinson

Conversations with Innovative Educators Dr. Ariel Levinson, Co-Founder and Director of the Jerusalem Secular Yeshiva by Batel Kolman First published … […]

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Who’s Falling from Israel’s Tower of Babel? | Parashat Noach

Social Originally published in the Times of Israel The climbing number of construction deaths in Israel is becoming a modern … […]

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Israeli Schools Teach Religious Nationalism

Opinion: Israeli Schools Teach Pro-settler Religious Nationalism Is the Only Way to Be Jewish By Noga Brenner Samia First published … […]

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An American Hiloniut

By Rabbi James Greene, first published in eJewish Philanthropy October 31, 2019 Over the last two years, the JCC I … […]

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What to Look for in an Israel Gap Year

There are dozens of different Israel gap year programs. But how do you pick the best Israel gap year program … […]

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Atoning for Sins Against Planet Earth | Parashat Vezot Haberakhah & Sukkot

We can no longer ignore or deny it: the climate crisis is at our doorstep. Global warming and its consequences … […]

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Time to Listen | Parashat Haazinu

The first words of this week’s parasha “Give ear, O heavens, let me speak; Let the earth hear the words I … […]

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From Fear to Solidarity | Parashat Ki Tavo

As the dust of the election slowly settles, the hateful words thrown around in the heat of the moment are … […]

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Looking to the Future | Parashat Ki Teitze

Most of my life I’ve been an educator. Since becoming a counselor in my youth movement 18 years ago and … […]

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BINA's "Yom Kippur at Home" Guide

Yom Kippur at Home: A Reading and Ritual Guide for the Pre Fast and Break Fast Meals Download BINA’s new … […]

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Who’s Watching the Watchdogs of Democracy? | Parashat Shoftim

Some Torah Portions require almost no interpretation. People should just read them again and again, and hopefully something will sink … […]

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All Hidden Must Come to Light – Parashat Metzora

All Hidden Things Must Eventually Come to Light | Parashat Metzora By Avraham Eisen Originally published in Hebrew: http://www.bina.org.il/parasha-mezora-19/ This … […]

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An Educational Oasis | BINA Gap Year in Jerusalem Post

By Itay Goder (Jerusalem Post) Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. >>> Click here to learn more about BINA Gap … […]

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Circumsise Your Hearts | Parashat Eikev

(Click here for the Hebrew version.) In Parashat Eikev in the book of Deuteronomy, before the Israelites enter the Land … […]

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Give Baseless Love A Chance

To this day, the state’s religious establishment continues to exert control over its citizens’ most intimate moments. By Noga Brenner … […]

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