"Little Me, Big World!" Encompass hits Syracuse

As the American participants of the Encompass Fall 2014 program, we were given an incredible opportunity to learn about the various cultures of our newfound friends, discuss world issues and learn about ourselves. We returned to Syracuse University determined to give back to the Encompass


Hello from our new Israeli Coordinator, Yair

At the start of this year, we said goodbye to our long-standing Israeli Coordinator, Amit Lavi (you can read his farewell message here).  Stepping into his shoes is Yair Seri, who came on the programme in November '13 and since then has impressed and inspired us all with his dedication to working


A farewell message from Amit

It’s been 8 years now since I first encountered Encompass. It seems almost like a different life now, thinking about when my dear friend Ori told me about this bizarre program he was attending and asked me if I wanted to join. Months after that, I found myself, surprisingly, taking the role of the Israeli