399 American Youths Trained by Jewish Agency in Israel Institute
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399 American Youths Trained by Jewish Agency in Israel Institute

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The Jewish Agency’s Institute for training youth leaders from other countries celebrated today 15 years of operation during which nearly 2,000 leaders from 38 countries have been graduated.

The largest number, 399, came from the United States. Other countries and their participants included: Argentina, 360; South Africa, 219; Brazil, 142; Britain, 112; France, 108; Canada, 97; Uruguay, 82, and smaller numbers from the other countries.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund