• How to Fund Your Mitzvah Corps Summer

    by Jill Rubin Program Coordinator, Mitzvah Corps If you are interested in a Mitzvah Corps summer, but are anxious about the price point, read on! Mitzvah Corps offers incredible social justice travel experiences for high school students, and we are committed to ensuring that finances do not get in the way of this opportunity. We […]


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  • 5 Ways Mitzvah Corps Helps You Take Action Post-Election

    For those currently in high school, Mitzvah Corps offers an opportunity to dive headfirst into the most pressing and timely social justice issues facing the world today.


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  • One Good Deed Leads to Another

    Part of the way we work toward sustainable change is to avoid the unintended side effect of draining communities of resources and finances as they welcome our groups. Program tuition is used to support the costs of traveling to, living in, and working alongside, local communities.


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  • 8 Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

    Allow this to be a starting point; remember that most of these organizations have existed long before you found them, and will continue their work long after the holiday season has ended.


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  • Understanding Our Country

    We have heard the peoples’ cries—we cannot move forward until we understand them.


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  • New Year. New Chances. New Choices.

    For the 2017 summer, we’re offering more opportunities than ever before for teens to come together, form new communities, and enact real change.


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  • Making Modern Toughness: A Response

    We don’t strip away modern amenities and quick access to parents in order to promote rough independence. We do it to expose our core, to eliminate distractions and refocus on who we are, how we connect with others, and the ways in which our tuning in to societal needs profoundly influences our behavior.


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  • Costa Rica: Watching the Sun Rise

    For a while, we could see very little due to the darkness and heavy fog. We were left only to the cool breeze through our hair...


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  • Costa Rica: A Little Piece of Yorkin

    Being fully immersed in this culture has opened so many new doors for us...


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Mitzvah Corps!

    We’re looking back to look forward, and what we see is a network of countless parents, teachers, mentors, clergy, participants, partners, and families that have been instrumental in our experience. To each and every one of you, todah raba, thank you, so very deeply, for supporting this life changing work.


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