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N.E.W. Maayan

JUNE COMMENCEMENTS Nine Women Honored. First in Their Families to Graduate College. 

“Nishmat not only gave me a deep understanding of my cultural heritage and pride in my identity, it gave me academic and life skills to succeed at college and maintain top grades. I expect ...

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SIGD celebration at Nishmat

This year's Sigd was incredible. After the welcoming remarks, one student's mother addressed the crowd with great appreciation for everything Nishmat provides her daughter, and ...

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Video Highlights from our Sigd Celebration

Nishmat’s Ethiopian students celebrated the Sigd holiday in November with over 300 peers, family and community members in attendance (including groups of Ethiopian high school ...

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Dr. Yagil Henkin: Eulogy for his brother, Rabbi Eitam Henkin

Eulogy by Dr. Yagil Henkin, Military Historian and Lecturer at the IDF Command and Staff College, for his brother Rabbi Eitam Henkin I want to tell you a little bit about Eitam. Eitam was a ...

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We Remember

Nishmat’s students, faculty, alumnae, staff and friends  are completely heartbroken  at the loss and brutal murder of a beloved teacher and scholar, mentors to our ...

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Midreshet Masa

The Nishmat Ethiopian Women (N.E.W.) program gives students the tools and education to be role models for their families and communities. With the backing of the Ministry of Education, N.E.W ...

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Ethiopian Israeli Alumnae: Record Breaking Statistics!

Studies published by the JDC-Myers-Brookdale Institute, the leading research institute on disadvantaged populations in Israel, have found that 59% of Ethiopian-Israeli women do not complete ...

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Yom HaZicharon & Yom HaAtzmaut Events

Please join us to Commemorate Yom HaZicharon & Celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut: Sunday April 14 7:45 PM Students and staff will meet at the sports field down the street for a ...

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The Human Spirit: Sigd signals

Published in the Jerusalem Post By BARBARA SOFER 11/22/2012 12:39 Nearly 200 women and men celebrate an Ethiopian festival for Nishmat’s Maayan Program. PHOTO: ...

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Nishmat Celebrates Chag HaSigd

Nishmat Ethiopian Women (N.E.W) program students transform the Esther Kryss Bet Midrash into an Ethiopian-Israeli heritage museum. They cook traditional Ethiopian cuisine, and dress in ...

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