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Israeli Culture

ISRAELI CULTURE

If you are looking to strengthen your connection to Israel, the JCC is a valuable resource of innovative and educational programs that can help you achieve this.

Experience Israel through some of its most culturally rich aspects such as Israeli coffee, television shows, and conversation.

FOR ADULTS

CAFÉ IVRIT
Engage in a conversation in Hebrew, for all levels, with our Community Shaliach Shawn Gecht!
Meets every other Thursday
11am-12pm

SAFA YAFA: LANGUAGE EXCHANGE
Do you speak Hebrew or Yiddish? Join us for a language exchange night where we will converse in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish to share stories! Snacks and drinks will be served. Advance registration is required.
Thursday, February 23
7-8:30pm
Register


FOR CHILDREN + TEENS

NASHIR BEYACHAD: PARENT + ME
Ages: 2-3 years
Spend zman mishpacha, family time, singing your favorite Israeli shirim, songs!
Sundays, 4-4:45pm
$180 members / $215 nonmembers
Register

YELADUDES: ART + STORY TIME
Ages: 4-5 years
Little ones get creative while learning about Israel!
Sundays, 5-5:45pm
$180 members / $215 nonmembers
Register

SCOUT PROGRAMS
For more information, prices, and to join the scout programs, visit shevetgefen.org, or  email gefen@israelscouts.org.

SHEVET GEFEN
Grades: 3-12
Join our youth movement that encourages the exploration of new opportunities and take meaningful part in Israeli society. This program is for Hebrew speaking children and meets weekly.
Sundays, 4-6pm

ISRAELI AMERICAN COUNCIL’S TZOFIFNIKIM
Grades: 1-2
Deepen your child’s connection to Israel with a younger version of Israeli Scouts with activities in Hebrew. Meets bimonthly.
Sundays, 4:30-6pm

HAZAMIR: THE INTERNATIONAL JEWISH TEEN CHOIR
Grades: 9-12
Long Island’s chapter of HaZamir, conducted by Audrey Edelstein will be meeting virtually on Sundays, 1:30pm. If you would like to participate, contact HaZamirLongIsland@gmail.com for the Zoom link.

Lirin Shay Goshen

Director of Randie Waldbaum Malinsky Center for Israel

(631) 912-5373

Lirin Shay Goshen, our Senior Shlicha and Randie Waldbaum Malinsky Center for Israel Director, is originally from Holon, Israel and she served in the IDF for three years as an…

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