Nov 19, 2012  By Ariel Kotler  Category: Education,

Organizing Volunteers on the fly

JNF has been working hard to make life easier and safer for Israel's residents arranging shelters, activities and transportation for as many people as possible.  A lot of this coordination happens on the fly, with many people offering to pitch in and help, as evidenced by the email chain below:

On Nov 18, 2012, at 5:05 PM, "Elisheva Frist" wrote:

Shalom Ariel,

Hope all is well--

I was wondering if there was anything our students can do to help from our current location in Jerusalem. In addition to raising money, is there anything that could be done to help the residents of the south?

Bsorot tovot

Elisheva Frist
Sha'alvim for Women
Director of Student Programming

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Ariel Kotler wrote:

Would u go to Sderot? 


Development Officer
Israel Operations
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From: "Elisheva Frist" <[email protected]>
Date: November 18, 2012, 5:11:37 PM GMT+02:00
To: "Ariel Kotler" <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: Shaalvim for Women-would like to help!

Unfortunately, we can not go anywhere at the moment. We have a group of North American students whose parents are currently very nervous to even have their children in Jerusalem.

Elisheva Frist
Sha'alvim for Women
Director of Student Programming

From: Ariel Kotler 
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:15 AM
To: Russell F. Robinson 
Cc: Alon Badihi 
Subject: Re: Shaalvim for Women-would like to help! 

Anything we can do with 60 girls in Jerusalem??

By Ariel Kotler
Development Officer
Israel Operations
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On Nov 18, 2012, at 5:18 PM, "Russell F. Robinson" wrote:

Help at hechel slomo running movies with kids

Russell F. Robinson
CEO, Jewish National Fund


From: Ariel Kotler 
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:19 AM
To: Russell F. Robinson 
Cc: Alon Badihi
Subject: Re: Shaalvim for Women-would like to help!
 
Alon -

Are we doing it?

By Ariel Kotler
Development Officer
Israel Operations
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From: Alon Badihi 
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:22 PM
To: Ariel Kotler; Russell F. Robinson 
Subject: Re: Shaalvim for Women-would like to help!
 
Tomorrow kids (6-11 year old)
show 2.30PM + some snacks ...
There are some 340 seats.
I will send to all in a minute!


Alon Badihi | Executive Director
Israel Operations; 
jnf.org