Put your leadership skills to the test and represent your community in an exciting five-month journey in Israel. Shinshinim IL is a new and exclusive program designed specifically for American high school graduates who wish to spend this fall and winter in Israel.

Participants will be in Israel from October 2021 to February 2022.

First, spend October in Tel Aviv with Shinshinim from other North American communities.

Then, four months in the St. Louis partnership region Yokneam Megiddo, where participants will:

  • Volunteer with youth movements, sports, and musical activities for kids at risk, Ethiopian teens, food bank, fruit picking etc.
  • Discover the beautiful nature while living in a Kibbutz, visiting in a Moshav and discovering the unique Hi-Tech Park in Yokneam.
  • Teach English in elementary schools in the region.
  • Learn Hebrew in Ulpan.

Apply by May 14. Find more details at JFedSTL.org/ShinshinimIL.

Have questions? Reach out to Cynthia Wachtel, Shlichut Program Supervisor, at (314) 442-3878 or CWachtel@JFedSTL.org.