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Guy Blog – October 11, 2019

Hello everybody!  I’d really like to share my week with you! On Sunday morning I came back from a retreat For 6th and 9th graders with UH, I had so much fun in the retreat! At the beginning the kids had some programs about important things which related to the adults world. After that we had ODT…

Hear for Good Travels to Israel

For our 14th episode of our podcast, Hear for Good went to Israel, specifically to our sister cities of Yokneam and Megiddo. Mindee Fredman, Federation’s Vice President of Community Impact, traveled to the region recently and she interviewed two community leaders who are helping run programs Federation invests in there, particularly the Ethiopian Jewish community.

Guy Blog – October 7, 2019

Hello everyone! I want to share with you all my about my week. On Sunday I didn’t teach because it was Rosh Hashanah evening. I went with my host family to the service at United Hebrew! I had fun! On the next day I had a lot of things to do. In the morning I…

Shaked Blog – October 7, 2019

Shanah Tova everyone! It was so amazing yet different than what I’m used to celebrating Rosh Hashanah in St. Louis! On Sunday I went with my host family, the Samsons, to the service at Shaare Emeth and it was incredibly powerful and spiritual to be there! It was my first time ever that I was…

Shaked Blog – October 2, 2019

What a week I had! Full of activities and events, as I love! I had Sunday school at Shaare Emeth, and taught at 4 classes- 2 of 4th graders and 1 of 5th graders in which we learned a bit more about Israel’s geography and we played Jeopardy including the categories of: Shinshin, Jerusalem, History…

Guy Blog – October 2, 2019

I’m so glad I had such an amazing week! So what did I do?? On Sunday I had Sunday school at Bnai Amoona. We had such a good time together! I did an activity about the Israeli slang and it went well. The kids learned some new words in Hebrew. On Tuesday I spent all my day…

Guy Blog – September 23, 2019

Hello everyone. My name is Guy, I am from Israel, and I am the new Shinshin at United Hebrew and Bnai Amoona. The decision to become a Shinshin through the Jewish Agency came to me one year ago. The process to get accepted into the program was so long: it took over six months of…

Shaked Blog – September 23, 2019

How do you measure a year? In seconds? Months? Maybe moments and memories? And how do you measure 3 years? I measured my last 3 years by anticipation. The anticipation to make a dream come true. To be a shinshinit outside of Israel. To live and act in a Jewish community abroad. To feel it, learn from…

The Washington Institute’s David Makovsky will present update on Israel elections, peace plan

The Jewish Community Relations Council, in collaboration with the Center for Jewish Learning and Congregation B’nai Amoona, will present Israel Updates: Elections, Peace Plan, and What’s Next? An Evening with David Makovsky of The Washington Institute, Director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations. The talk will take place at Congregation B’nai Amoona, 324 S. Mason…