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Project Interchange

Since 1982, Project Interchange has brought over 6,000 of the world’s most influential voices to Israel from more than 85 countries and all 50 U.S. states.

Through its weeklong seminars, Project Interchange exposes diverse leaders of today and tomorrow to the complex issues facing Israeli society.

An educational institute of AJC, Project Interchange relies on donors who support its unique purpose and the measurable results its programs yield.

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Upcoming Seminars

Latino Media Leaders - April 2015

New York Diplomatic Leadership - May 2015

Law School Students - May 2015

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Miami Herald Coverage and Impact of PI Miami Entrepreneurs Delegation, Learning From Israel’s Tech Success

Read the Miami Herald article featuring the Project Interchange delegation of Miami tech innovators and entrepreneurs, supported by Knight Foundation. Knight Foundation’s Matt Haggman, a participant on the delegation, shared, “For me, the biggest takeaway is the belief and sense of possibility that we’ve come across. In conversation after conversation with entrepreneurs, there is such a focus on solving problems and thinking ahead to what’s next.” Partnership efforts resulting from the PI delegation are already underway to continue to build connections with Israel. “Before the end of the year, PI participant Susan Amat, plans to host a group of Israeli entrepreneurs at Venture Hive, an entrepreneurship education company that includes an accelerator and incubator.”

NBC News Writes about Project Interchange's Trip with Hollywood Latinos

Read the NBC News article here about Project Interchange’s Latino Media/Entertainment delegation. While our 23rd delegation with AJC’s BILLA, it was a PI first that focused exclusively on Latinos in the entertainment industry.

Florida Sun-Sentinel Highlights Miami Tech Entrepreneurs Traveling to Israel with Project Interchange

Read the Florida Sun-Sentinel/Miami Jewish Journal article about the delegation of influential Miami entrepreneurs and tech startup leaders heading to Israel with Project Interchange.

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Alumni in the News

Donna Shalala, Project Interchange alumna, University of Miami President and Former U.S. Cabinet Official Selected to Lead Clinton Foundation

Donna Shalala, President of the University of Miami, and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation. Former President Bill Clinton selected Shalala, describing her “combination of policy knowledge and concern, political skills, personal touch with people, [and] a sense of innate fairness.” In 2010, as University of Miami President, Shalala participated in a Project Interchange delegation to Israel of US university presidents. Read more about her Israel experience: 2010 article from The Jerusalem Post and check out the below picture of Donna Shalala meeting with then-Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Emmy AwardTM for PI Alumna Soledad Cedro Series on Israel

Congratulations to PI alumna Soledad Cedro for winning a Suncoast EmmyTM Award for a news series as a result of her PI Israel trip last year!

The 5-part Spanish-language news series, “Israel: Mucho Más Que Una Guerra” (Israel: Much More than a War) was aired during primetime news in Florida.

Each series installment featured a different aspect of Israel, below:

Jerusalem: the Shuk

The Christian and Jewish Holy sites in Jerusalem

Coexistence: The work of United Hatzalah (which she visited during the seminar) and Yaffo

Latin Flavor in Israel

Nightlife in Tel Aviv

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