Latest News From IACT


A New Home for IACT!

The signature campus engagement initiative created by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP) and scaled nationally in partnership with the Edward Fein Foundation, will move to Hillel International this summer. Currently at 29 local Hillels around the country serving nearly 20 percent of all North American Jewish college undergraduates, IACT will benefit from Hillel’s significant international campus infrastructure which will maximize IACT’s reach and impact. Read more here

Summer Birthright Israel Trips Canceled

This summer was shaping up to be a banner year for IACT with record-breaking registration at many of our sites. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has upended all plans. All trips for summer 2020 have been canceled. Registration for future trips is open. Let's hope and pray for this crisis to end. 

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The IACT Mission

 IACT, Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed - an initiative of CJP – is a comprehensive strategy that leverages Taglit-Birthright Israel to transform Jewish life on campus. IACT achieves its goals through an investment that provides a dedicated staff on campus, significant funding, and ongoing support. IACT strives to increase the number of participants on campus to a sustainable critical mass and strengthens Jewish engagement and involvement. Learn more here.

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Tarryn Winik

IACT Coordinator | Virginia Tech

Tarryn was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is very excited to work at Virginia Tech as the IACT Coordinator. She studied Community Health at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA. After college she traveled to Israel and participated in Masa Israel Teaching Fellows. While there she taught English in a public religious elementary school in Petah Tikvah for 10 months. Tarryn is ready to be back state side and help students find their Jewish identities and help them learn about Israel. One of her favorite things to do is travel the world and experience new cultures and one day she hopes to go to all seven continents.

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