Have tons of idealism and want to help Nepal inch its way from a monarchy with a marxist rebellion, to a stable democracy? Well seriously, here is the coolest Jewish social justice program this year:
(The world â€“in justice)
An Israeli-based Non Governmental Organization
for Social and Environmental Justice
Is seeking candidates for a 4-month program in Kathmandu Nepal, during which participants will intern with local human rights, social justice or environmental organizations.
In addition to the volunteer internships, the program will include:
* Study of globalization and its affect on developing countries.
* Study of Nepalese language and culture
* Study of Jewish sources and traditions on social, economic and environmental justice, from the prophets until contemporary thinkers, and a discussion of our place as Jews and Israelis in the struggle for better world.
Interns will be placed In organizations / projects according to their interests and skills.
The fourth cohort will begin September 1st
For an application form or more information: TevelbTzedek@gmail.com
tip: Lisa Klug of “Cool Jew”