MEGA MISSION: Find Your Makom

FIND YOUR MAKOM

A UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ADULTS (AGES 22–45)

(Makom means ‘place’ in Hebrew)

Find your Makom is an educational program for young adults from Pittsburgh, Karmiel/Misgav, and Warsaw. It includes 10 monthly sessions, January-November 2022 and is limited to 35 Pittsburgh participants* only. By joining the program, you will receive a $700 MEGA MISSION subsidy and you will:

Be part of this amazing journey for young adults from Pittsburgh and our Partnership2Gether sister cities in Israel and Poland—before, during and after the Mega Mission!

Develop and engage with your Jewish identity.

Learn with and from people of diverse backgrounds and life experiences.

Connect to Israel through personal relationships.

Be more than a tourist while in Israel! Make amazing memories that will last well beyond the Mega Mission!

SIGN UP STARTING ON APRIL 5 TO RECEIVE
$700 MEGA MISSION MAKOM SUBSIDY*

Additional $500 subsidies available for young adults ages 22-45**

WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT FROM THE PROGRAM’S CURRICULUM?
HERE ARE THE ANTICIPATED TOPICS (subject to change):

  • Setting the Stage. Who we are and what do we stand for—the values that guide our work.
  • What is Jewish peoplehood and how do we create it?
  • Multiple Communities separated by one religion. A look at Jewish peoplehood across the globe.
  • Passover: Becoming a People / Freedom and what it means for the world.
  • Setting the Stage for our Trip: Modern Israel - from becoming to being.
  • Journeys through the Makom Israel Matrix.
  • On Returning Home: Reflections and Disagreements.
  • Welcoming a New Year Together: Who will I be this year.
  • Zionism for Our Times: Challenges and new opportunities.
  • Summary: What should the Jewish People Do Next?

*To receive this subsidy, one must participate in 9 out of 10 sessions, held monthly from Jan. 2022–Nov. 2022, and ride the young adult bus on the MEGA MISSION. A max. of 35 Makom subsidies are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

**To receive this subsidy, one must be 22-45 years old while on the Mega Mission (June 13–21, 2022). A max. of 60 young adult subsidies are available and will be offered first-come, first-served.

†This price can be secured if you are one of the first 35 Makom registrants AND you are one of the first 60 Young Adults registered for the Mega Mission.

Participation in this mission requires a minimum commitment of $500 to the 2023 & 2024 Jewish Federation Community Campaigns.

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Drew Greenwald

Development Associate
Young Adult Philanthropy

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