Will Nassau

The World Partners Fellowship Orientation: A View from Gandhi’s Ashram

This month, in the Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi began India’s independence movement, AJWS’s World Partners Fellows begin their own journey of study and service in India. In a setting of simple living, fellows explore the mutual roots of Jewish belief and concepts of justice, human rights and service. Using AJWS’s curriculum, Live the Questions, fellows …

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Rugged Altruists: Supporting Characters, Not Stars

Will Nassau is a Senior Program Officer in AJWS’s service department and oversees volunteer programs in India. In last Tuesday’s New York Times, David Brooks neatly balances a healthy cynicism for the “[m]any Americans going to the developing world to serve others” with the “smaller percentage” actually having some impact. Brooks describes three virtues necessary …

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