Rabbonim and community leaders joined Mesila U.K. director Benji Landau and Mesila’s London counselors at the dedication and k’viat mezuzah of the new Mesila office in Edgware.
An overflow crowd of more than 350 newly-married men and women packed the Bnos Devorah hall in Lakewood for Mesila’s annual financial responsibility event. Popular Mesila lecturer R. Gedalia Litke opened the event, noting that while all couples spend hours preparing to build a home, their effort is focused on shalom bayis and the spiritual […]
Mesila’s U.S. director, R. Alan Rosenstock, recently visited Mesila’s offices in Jerusalem for working sessions with the international staff. Rosenstock stated his intention to increase the number of schools in the U.S. that teach the Mesila curriculum.
Newly-trained Mesila counselors in Brooklyn met with Mesila chairman R. Shmuli Margulies (center) on his recent visit to the U.S. Brooklyn branch director R. Eli Levy reports that the counselors have already begun working with families.
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To reduce dependence on local tzdedakah, Kupat HaShechuna tzedakah funds in three locations – Har Nof, Neve Yaakov and Beit Shemesh – are teaming up with Mesila to promote financial responsibility and change lives through a new Mesila program called “Mesila B’Shchuna” (Mesila in the Neighborhood). In each location, Mesila is presenting public financial literacy […]
Attention, Israeli friends of Mesila! Information and advice on a wide range of financial topics is now just a phone call away, thanks to MesilaPhone! Now, 1 ½ months after its inception, 5078 people have called…and benefitted. This new Mesila service gives you access to lectures by top Mesila lecturers – in Hebrew or English […]
Mesila’s educational empowerment program for chossonim has reached the elite Chevron Yeshiva – where 22 engaged and newlywed students uncovered the world of personal finance and acquired life skills with great interest at a two-session Mesila workshop. “It is clear that managing home finances in a responsible and organized way, with the ability granted by […]
At the eighth annual B’Mesila Naaleh dinner ,Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, former Chief Rabbi of Israel, inspired hundreds of Mesila supporters, friends and activists. The gala event at Binyanei Hauma in Jerusalem featured a fascinating look at the varied communities served by Mesila, along with moving personal testimonials from people whose lives were changed by […]
Responding to a request from the Chief Financial Officer of the Aish HaTorah yeshiva in the Old City of Jerusalem, Mesila ran a workshop that introduced Aish staff and students to Mesila’s approach to smart family finances. Held at the Aish HaTorah campus, with 45 men and women participating, the workshop was taught by Mesila’s […]
On a recent trip to strengthen Mesila’s presence in Australia, Mesila development associate and native Australian, Mrs. Bassya Weiss, encountered tremendous interest and enthusiasm for expanding Mesila programming in the country and opening a Mesila branch in Sydney. Mrs. Weiss, reports that the Yesodei Hatorah College in Melbourne has successfully launched Mesila’s financial literacy curriculum, and many […]
In response to demand for Mesila family financial coaches outside Israel’s main population centers, Mesila’s Family Division has trained 45 new counselors from as far north as Safed and as far south as Arad. The counselors participated in an intensive course held in Bnei Brak, which used new and improved training handbooks and presentations. Mesila […]
As part of a strategic US expansion, Mesila conducted three training courses for financial coaches in the New York-New Jersey area. A total of 21 trainees – 15 men and six women – participated in a course in Monsey; 12 men trained in a Brooklyn course and 13 men and seven women received training in […]
Mesila UK is proud to announce that 38 people participated in its first-ever coaching course in preparation for providing financial guidance and empowerment to families in the Stamford Hill, Golders Green, Hendon and Edgware communities. Twenty-three men and 15 women participated in the first 12-hours of the course taught by Mesila Israel’s master English-speaking coach, […]
The Pilat company, which now holds the tender for operating the Mafteach employment initiative for Haredi men and women in locations across Israel, has contracted with Mesila to provide financial literacy workshops for all clients in its employment-readiness program. Mesila will provide a total of 30 workshops; groups are already operating in Modiin Illit, Beitar […]
In a strategic shift, Mesila is making its income enhancement strategies available to wider numbers of interested earners, with the opening of its new Learning Center in Jerusalem this summer. The Center’s first initiative: an eight-session intensive course shifts the focus from individual counseling to group education. The course is being taught by Learning Center […]
Building on the success of its educational curricula for girls and young women in junior high school, high school and seminary, Mesila will soon launch a pilot a financial literacy curriculum designed especially for 7th-8th grade boys in Talmud Torah-cheder programs. The curriculum has been developed with the expertise of leading Talmud Torah educators, with […]
Mesila’s English-language seminary curriculum has been recognized as a credit-bearing college course by the National College Credit Recommendation Service, an arm of the Board of Regents of New York. The course’s four credits are accepted by a number of colleges, enabling young women to earn credits toward a college degree while gaining financial empowerment through […]
Mesila’s first lecture for Chatanim at the Mir Yeshiva in June 2016 was only the beginning. At the request of the yeshiva, Mesila returned to carry out a five-part hands on workshop on home finances, this time for avrechim as well as chatanim. For bochurim, Mesila ran a dynamic interactive program introducing financial literacy, as […]
Mesila is partnering with MAOF, the Israeli Finance Ministry’s agency for small businesses, to make the services of Mesila’s business division available to business owners and entrepreneurs across Israel. Moshe Elias, director of the business division, and Mesila business consultant Dr. Sam Deutsch, headlined Mesila-MAOF business conferences in Jerusalem and Modiin Illit, lecturing and providing […]