• Shabbat Shalom from Mitzvah Corps!

    At Mitzvah Corps, we place a high value on the ability to articulate a narrative, to compellingly carry another person along your journey, to recreate through the power of language the context of how we each arrived here, in this moment. Hineynu, here we are.


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  • Ecuador: Piece by Piece

    While we worked side by side, we became part of something bigger and something more important. For all of these things, I am beyond grateful.


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  • Ecuador: New Experiences and Greater Heights

    We learned more about ourselves, our Judaism, and our ongoing mission to improve and fix the world. I am glad that I was able to spend this amazing weekend with such wonderful people; it's been just another piece in this overall incredible adventure that we are on together.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Mitzvah Corps!

    Amid the chaos of the outside world, they create communities of like-minded peers, free from pressures and negativity, from the inundation of ideals that don’t resonate.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Ecuador!

    We each formed a deeper connection with the land and with the people of Chilcapamba, while also thinking more deeply about ourselves and the journey that has led us to this amazing place.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Mitzvah Corps!

    And yet, there are times when the burden of action falls directly on us, when we’ve taken in what we need to know, and our strength, bravery, and willingness to lead is what will help move the world forward.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Ecuador!

    This has been an incredible group to travel with so far and we can't wait to see what we still have to learn from our surroundings and from each other.


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  • Ecuador: Bringing Jewish Values to Chilcapamba

    Connecting our experiences to Jewish practices has made our time in Chilcapamba an even more gratifying and meaningful experience.


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  • Ecuador: Beginning the Journey

    What I find most striking about Ecuador isn't the people in my group or the locals, who are all extremely kind and welcoming, but the land itself, which is incredibly beautiful in varying ways.


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  • Shabbat Shalom from Mitzvah Corps!

    As our teens build a foundational understanding for the ways that Judaism empowers them to be agents of change, they are beginning to appreciate that the ability to step in, to turn a curse into a blessing, lies with them.


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