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Published in 2019

Published: May 1st, 2019
Dine & Date, an initiative of Jewish International Connection (JIC), is designed to build community and foster personal connections among young professional Olim by bringing small groups together for intimate dinners and stimulating conversation.

Nefesh B’Nefesh awards twelve projects by olim with grants and support

Published: February 24th, 2019
“We are thrilled to award this year’s grants to an exceptional group of olim who are focused on empowering their peers and effecting change within their own communities,” said Rabbi Fass, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Nefesh B’Nefesh.

Published in 2018

Published: May 22nd, 2018
Yom Yerushalayim was a few weeks ago, but Jerusalem is still talking about the amazing JICNY Friday night meal that celebrated Yom Yerushalayim and brought together hundreds.Read this review:..

Knesset Minisiter Yoav Gallant Pours on the Charm at JICNY Gala Dinner

Published: May 9th, 2018
Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Gallant addresses more than 100 people at the Jewish International Connection of New York Friday-night dinner on the current challenges facing Israel...

Published: April 19th, 2018
Celebrating those who have made the Jewish state their home, giving of themselves and their diverse talents. #19 Jodi Samuels

NYC organization connects Jewish internationals with local community

Published: April 6th, 2018
In the hustle and bustle world of New York City, the dizzying chaos of the “Big Apple” can often leave new arrivals with a feeling that they’re “just another face in the crowd.”So when Jodi Samuels moved to Manhattan from South Africa nearly two decades ago, she was inspired to establish an organiza