Latest News From IACT
Uncertainty Regarding Summer Trips
This summer was shaping up to be a banner year for IACT with record-breaking registration at many of our IACT sites. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has upended all plans. May trips have already been canceled and Coordinators are working to re-schedule trips. Let's hope and pray for a quick end to this crisis.
IACT 2020 Leadership Conference
IACT's first Leadership Training Conference of 2020 was held in Boston on January 26th. Lou Bergholz, founder Boston-based Edgework Consulting was featured while senior IACT Coordinators led the sessions in classic peer-to-peer IACT style.
Pittsburgh Assembly & TellYourStoryNow
Students from IACT campuses made up 75% of the 300 student delegate to the first Anti-Semitism on Campus Today Assembly held in late 2019. Ninety campuses were represented and students heard from top scholars.
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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.
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.
Now at 17 campuses across the USA