Retreat Inspires and Empowers

More than 225 women of all ages, from locations across Israel, participated in a two-day Mesila financial empowerment conference at the Kibbutz Chafetz Chaim convention center. Simultaneously educational, inspirational and relaxing, the program combined practical workshops – on consumerism, budgeting, increasing income, and teaching kids about money – with presentations by women from diverse backgrounds […]

It’s A Deal!

Dr. Sam Deutsch, an academic and esteemed business consultant who made aliya from the UK a few years ago, now devotes his time and professional expertise pro-bono to Mesila’s  business counseling division.   At a workshop in Arad for business owners and entrepreneurs, Sam shared his extensive knowledge and experience in conducting negotiations.  He kept the […]

Manning Mesila USA

Mesila welcomes Alan Rosenstock, who has been appointed to oversee the operation and expansion of Mesila in North America. Alan has been active in responding to the plight of aniyim for more than 27 years, as director of Tomche Shabbos of Rockland County.  After his recent visit to Mesila’s offices in Yerushalayim to learn about […]

Taking Care of Business in Jerusalem

Jerusalem was the latest location for one of Mesila’s popular seminars for entrepreneurs and owners of existing businesses. Carried out in partnership with the Israeli government’s MAOF agency for small businesses and the Kivun Haredi employment center, the event attracted 130 participants. It featured a presentation on turning business dreams into reality by Moshe Elias, […]

A First: Mesila at The Mir

With the blessing and endorsement of Rosh HaYeshiva, HaRav Binaymin Finkel, shlita, hundreds of Israeli bochurim at the legendary Mir Yeshiva have gained a greater awareness and practical advice about smart money management, thanks to two recent Mesila programs. Some 130 engaged and newly-married young men participated in a seminar for chassanim on maintaining economic independence […]