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Jerusalem U is committed to strengthening the emotional and intellectual connection of young Jews to Judaism and Israel. It does this through innovative approaches to Jewish and Israel education, specifically the creative use of powerful, informative and provocative films -distributed via the Internet, social media, television, grassroots campaigns and partnerships with mainstream pro-Israel and Jewish organizations.
Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew
Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew is a new mini-documentary that follows the personal journey of Mekonen Abebe, a young African-Israeli Jewish soldier, as he returns to Ethiopia to explore his roots, make peace with his past and embrace his future in Israel.