“By studying together we began to see we had far more in common than differences. This despite our age, national and religious backgrounds. We saw we were all committed Jews with a love for Torah and study, even if we approached from different viewpoints.”

—Denny, 69, CA, USA

"It was interesting to make a connection with someone who I would rarely have the chance to meet in real life...and how interesting it was to become acquainted with forms of Jewishness outside Israel!"

-Liebat, 32, Ber Sheva

“On a weekly basis I had the opportunity to study texts with a very knowledgeable Israeli and practice my Hebrew at the same time. It was a great experience.”

-Nina, 39, NY, USA

"This is an opportunity to meet another Jew and get to know a way of Jewish life that is different from what we are used to in Israel. This is a chance to learn more about the realities of Jewish life in the USA, as well as a simple way to learn excited things in havruta."

-Moran, 43, Kfar Adumim