About

Driven To Connect.

Jerusalem U is committed to strengthening the emotional and intellectual connection of young Jews to Judaism and Israel

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OUR MISSION: Israel & Judaism through a Fresh Lens

Jerusalem U is

breaking old molds, forging new approaches to Jewish and Israel education through the creative use of film and technology all distributed via the Internet, social media, television, grassroots campaigns and partnerships with mainstream pro-Israel and Jewish organizations.

Merging the power of film with some of the Jewish world's most revered thought-leaders

We are engaging
millions of people

schools, camps, synagogues, Federations, JCRC’s, Hadassah groups...

Films that change the way the world
sees Israel and Judaism

israel Connecting, educating and activating.

Judaism New perspectives on life, love,
happiness and leadership

Leadership Development: cultivating a cadre of Jewish leaders

We believe in:

Break the Mold. Creative use of technology and film can open new vistas and bring about cutting edge ideas.

Excellence. Anything worth doing is worth doing well.

Leadership: Entrepreneurial leaders are the drivers of change. We strive to create more passionate and empowered Jewish leaders.

Teamwork. We look for the greatness in people and build on their best qualities.

Inclusion. We focus on what unites The Jewish people, rather than what divides us.

Jerusalem U was founded by Rabbi Raphael Shore in 2009 to address the prevalent and growing need to educate and inspire the new generation about Judaism and Israel so that they gain a stronger Jewish identity and an appreciation of their heritage