Iteam at Miami

At Miami, Evolving from Follower to Leader

University of Miami sophomore Kelsey Fitter is a born leader who dived head-first into pro-Israel activism the moment she set foot on campus. She knew exactly which organizations to join and which executive positions to run for. However, she recognizes that not every freshman begins college with that certainty and drive, so she helped to [...]

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Grow Israel at UF

At UF, Israel’s All Grown Up

What comes to mind when you hear the word Israel? When University of Florida junior Paige Milch realized that for many people the answer was conflict, war and fighting, she decided to take action. Milch wants you think of innovation, environmentalism and sustainability. “There are so many different avenues to express support for Israel besides [...]

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Florida Loves Israel

In Florida, Conference is Epitome of Collaboration

Pro-Israel students at the University of Florida (UF) are gearing up to host the second annual Florida Loves Israel conference next month, providing an opportunity for the school to showcase support for Israel and to show hundreds of students and community members from across the state the best of discussions, workshops and cultural activities focused [...]

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An Israel Trip that Unites Israel and Other Groups

While Jewish college students are offered a myriad of options for free or reduced-price educational Israel trips, the rest of the student population hasn’t been so lucky – until now. Next month, The David Project will launch a new educational travel experience called Israel Uncovered: Campus Leaders Mission. Israel Uncovered is not your average Birthright [...]

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Across Florida, Students Unite to Show the Love

University of Florida sophomore Alyssa Baron loves spending Saturdays rooting against rival Florida schools’ football teams, but when it comes to supporting Israel on campus, she’s all about teamwork. That’s why Baron is serving as one of the two chairpersons for the second annual Florida Loves Israel conference, scheduled to take place February 8-10. The [...]

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Campus to Career: Graduates Seek Work in Israel

When Joanna Lieberman was preparing for graduation from Cornell University five years ago, her career options were unsettling. Dreaming of a job in the hospitality industry but lacking a degree in the field, she realized she needed hands-on work experience before pursuing a full-time position. Lieberman, along with thousands of other American college graduates, turned [...]

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Florida Goes Off Campus to Celebrate Israel

The University of Florida’s newest Israel student group, Zionist Gators, is celebrating its launch by offering students a chance to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) away from the usual campus venues. Israel Independence Day Woodser (Greek student slang for this type of event) will take place on Thursday night, but students will need to [...]

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