Friday, January 26, 2007


Community Development Partners For The Americas, (CDPA), a Westchester, NY based organization, in conjunction with Jewish Community Centers in Argentina, invite Interfaith High School students to join us for a Summer of Community Service-Chesed, Culture, Ecology and Fun in Jewish Argentina. The Chesed Program Director is CDPA's president, Hune Margulies, Ph.D. (please see a short biographical note on Dr. Margulies at the bottom of the Application page.)

Following our previous years successful Summer Chesed Programs in Jewish Argentina, we are now accepting applications for Chesed 2007. We will travel to Argentina from July 18 to August 19, 2007.

Our Summer program combines chesed work in Buenos Aires, ecological adventures in the heart of magnificent mountains and glaciers, skiing and sailing, tours, trips, cultural interaction with the people of Argentina, learning, Spanish classes, Tango classes, social interaction with loa high school teens and many more fun, sports and recreational activities.

Students will experience first hand a sense of mission working on behalf of needy Argentinean Jews. Our participants will delight in the personal and warm friendships they will make with their peers and be an important part of the mission of helping to rebuild this proud and historic community.

Registration is now, and we urge you to apply early. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 50 participants. For more information please read the other links in this blog, and/or write to Hune margulies, Ph.D., Program Director, at, 914-833-7787. We will gladly meet in person with families and students and participate in parlor meetings.

The Interfaith Chesed '07 tuition for the entire Summer program, including round trip international air fare is only $4,757.00. After March 18, tuition will be 4,957.00. Tuition includes international round trip air fare, lodging, 3 meals a day, all tours and trips, all activities and all taxes (except for $18.00 passport tax payable at departure from Argentina).

I'd be happy to attend parlor meetings in your home and visit your schools and communities . Please follow the links to your right for more detailed information on the program.Thank you for considering us and I look forward to seeing you in Interfaith CHESED '07. Please visit the links to the right of this page. The Application and Registration forms can be found at the third link to the right. A more detailed description of the program can be found under the general information link to the right. You are most welcome to call us anytime at 914-833-7787 or send us an email at