• Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    Right now, the most effective way to act is to make a financial contribution to those directly affected by Hurricane Harvey. Find out how!


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  • In the News: Seattle & the IRC Partnership

    Since 2015, the IRC and Mitzvah Corps Pacific Northwest summer camp has engaged over 120 Jewish teens and 150 refugees in the greater Seattle area. As our work together continues to blossom, so have the needs of the local refugee community, leading to the creation of a second summer camp location in Kent, WA this past 2017 summer. The piece below, which aired on Q13 Fox in King County, WA, offers a brief glimpse into a day at our camp.


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  • Summer May End, But Our Work Never Ceases

    Our work is far from over. With the books closed on summer, we return to our core mission, to connect Jewish teenagers with opportunities to understand the complexities of the world, and how Judaism empowers them to play an active role in the pursuit of justice. 


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  • Shabbat Shalom!

    So this Shabbat, we breathe. We take in what we've learned, and we rest our souls to prepare for the weeks and months ahead. We commit to refrain from striking the rock, no matter how tempting, and instead to use one another, our communities, to nourish our passion, growth, and dedication to being in this work for the long haul.


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  • The Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities: A Primer

    On January 25, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order titled Enhancing the Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, which directs all jurisdictions to cooperate fully with federal immigration law or risk losing federal funding.


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  • Racial Justice is a Jewish Issue

    Racial justice is a Jewish issue because we, as a Jewish community still have work to do. We have to eradicate the racism and segregation that has crept into our culture and community, and we are taught justice, justice, we MUST pursue.


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  • Senate Confirmation Hearings: A Primer

    Wondering what’s been going on, and what’s happening next? It’s complicated, but stick with us, because we’re breaking it all down here.


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  • Find the Right Mitzvah Corps Program for You

    Answer a few questions to find your perfect Mitzvah Corps program match!


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  • Celebrating Black History Month

    Not only this Shabbat, or this month, but for always, we should strive to improve upon our role as allies, as listeners, as learners, as advocates who lift up and celebrate Black voices in our nation.


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  • The Executive Order on Immigrants & Refugees: A Primer

    Over the weekend, President Trump signed an executive order that sparked a lot of national and global response. This story is rapidly evolving, so stay tuned, but here, we’ve broken down some context, what happened, what the response has been, and what you can do about it.


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