Ready, Set- Coach! (israel)

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 […]

Ready, Set- Coach! (u.s.)

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 […]

Ready, Set- Coach! (u.k.)

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, […]

Winning Combo: Employment+ Smart Financial Managment

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 […]

Learning to Earn

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 […]

Target: Talmud Torahs

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 […]

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

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 […]

Much More Mir

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 […]

Encouraging Entrepreneurs

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 […]