This summer, JPB will operate four peacebuilding and leadership programs for American, Israeli, and Palestinian teenagers. With a record number of participants expected, we need volunteers at each site to help make these programs a big success. If you are interested in getting involved, please reach out to volunteer coordinators Dorothy Porter for CT and VT (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Danna Kurtin for both TX programs (email@example.com). Program Locations and Dates: Voyager
Meet Shai! One of our inspiring and brilliant Jewish participants. Shai took part in the JPB Interfaith Citizenship Institute in 2017 and will join the JPB Leadership Institute this summer. We recently asked Shai to reflect on her experience thus far in the JPB program: "I joined JPB because I wanted to meet new people that I would never get to interact with otherwise, and going overseas to do so seemed like an adventure worth taking. Shai at peace in Texas JPB offered me a n
JPB's Program Director, Adj Marshall, reflects on a day in the life of teaching JPB's new in-school leadership program at the Jerusalem School of Bethlehem in Beit Jala: "I watch from afar like a proud parent observing my students from the edge of the stone classroom. Today, my students will be the teachers and I will be the fly on the wall. I have been working with the students of JSB for about six weeks now and this week they will be testing out their new leadership skills.