This year’s Community Mitzvah Day spread a little extra light than in year’s prior. Towards the close of the morning, Baltimore volunteers at Ashkelon teens participating in the Net@ program shared a candle-lighting experience ... via Skpe! The Net@ program, a collaboration of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Cisco Systems, Inc., United Israel Appeal, and Appleseeds Academy, and supported in Ashkelon by THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, uses a holistic approach to empower youth from Israel’s geographic and socio-economic peripheries with advanced technology education, social values, and leadership skills. On December 25, however, it was more about the jelly doughnuts!
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