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Shaked Blog – February 12, 2020

Hi everyone, My past weekend was pretty chill. On Friday I met Guy at the federation and we worked on our presentation for this Friday, about my Kibbutz and his Moshav.  After that we met Cynthia for lunch.  After the lunch I went to Shaare Emeth to organize stuff for...

Guy Blog – February 19, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week. On Sunday I had Sunday school at both of my congregation - UH & BA. At BA I had a great activity about Israeli slang, the kids really liked it, they learned some new words and made some art. At UH I...

Guy Blog – February 12, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week. On Sunday morning I had Sunday school at UH. It was really fun. I did a program about colors in Hebrew by a nice story and a nice game, the kids really liked it. In addition to that we had a falafel program...

The Threats to Israel (they may not all be what you think)

Prof. Dan Ben-David came to St. Louis recently to talk about the work of his Shoresh Institution, an independent, non-partisan policy research center. The institution conducts evidence-based analyses of Israel’s economy and civil society. Ben-David explained to host Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community Engagement, about how deficiencies in education, health care, and other areas pose existential threats to the State of Israel. This is an episode you don’t want to miss.

Shaked Blog – February 3, 2020

Hi everyone, Another week here flew by! On Friday I had a meeting at the federation with Guy and Cynthia and from there we went together to ice skating at Kiener plaza park. It was so much fun! It’s been a while since I’ve done the last time (4 years) and I really...

Guy Blog – February 3, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week. On Sunday morning I had Sunday school at UH. We had so much fun with the ‘Hebrew Race’ program I made. We were talking about how to write Hebrew, who re-created the Hebrew language, how we use it and more....