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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.

REACH Lecture Series from Tuesday, November 24 with the Ethiopian Jewish community, click here to watch.

CAFÉ IVRIT
Virtually join us with a cup of coffee to discuss Israeli news and events.
Wednesdays, March 3, March 17 (1:30-2:30pm), March 24
1-2pm
To join, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84811539633?pwd=NC9IdzJZMVNzZTFLQUtlWm4zbTVkUT09

INTERNATIONAL JEWISH FILM SERIES: UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
We are partnering with Suffolk Y JCC for their Jewish film series which features 3 films over 3 months that you can stream from home. A week after the film screening enjoy a discussion with the filmmakers.

  • Leona, Sunday, March 14-Tuesday, March 16
  • Asia, Sunday, April 18-Tuesday, April 20

Click here to register

ISRAEL NOW SERIES
In this series, we will talk and discuss about cultural and political trends in Israel, and what are their meaning and impact led by Tomer Gekler, Brooklyn Shaliach.
Tuesdays, March 9, April 13, May 11, and June 8
8-9pm
For the Zoom link, email roomj@emjc.org

THE COUNTDOWN
Join the Israel Center at Milwaukee Jewish Federation for virtual conversations about the Israeli elections.
Tuesday, March 2, 2pm: The voice of the right with journalist Lital Shemesh
Monday, March 8, 11am: State religion, and elections with Rakefet Ginsberg, CEO of the Masorti Movement in Israel
Tuesday, March 16, 11am: The life of parliamentarians in Israel with three former members of Knesset
To register for the programs email Uria Roth, uriar@milwaukeejewish.org.

THE HIDDEN PANDEMIC
While we are encouraged to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many women suffering from abuse and violence by their spouses. For them, home is the least safe place. Join Park Avenue Synagogue as women’s rights advocate Dr. Ilana Kwartin discusses this issue plaguing women in Israel.
Monday, March 8, 12:30pm
Register

BRINGING ISRAEL HOME WITH CHEF MICHAEL SOLOMONOV
In a typical year, Michael Solomonov, the five time James Beard award-winning chef visits Israel twice a year, but the Covid-19 pandemic has curtailed his travels. To keep up with his Israeli friends, Solomonov is inviting viewers into his home as he catches up with friends, cooks and hosts a live Q&A in this new digital series. For the recipes and ingredients to cook alongside Solomonov, click here.
Wednesdays, 8pm
Click here to watch


FROM ISRAEL TO LONG ISLAND
Masa Israel Journey and The Jewish Agency For Israel in partnership with Sid Jacobson JCC and UJA-Federation of New York, are looking for Masa alumni to bring Israel back to their communities in this exclusive Long Island program.

We are looking for alumni who:

  • Participated in a program within the past three years
  • Were part of a youth group, youth movement, or have been a counselor at a summer camp
  • Have experience working with a range of age groups
  • Have availability to work 2-4 hours a week
  • Have a driver’s license and a car
  • Are able to participate in a three-day training program this summer/early fall
  • Are able to participate in meetings twice a month to process, hare feedback, and build the programs (meetings will either be held virtually or in-person)

You will receive generous compensation along with a variety of professional development opportunities. If you are interested in applying for this program or would like more information, email LiranH@masaisrael.org.


FRONTIER ISRAEL: GAP SEMESTER PROGRAM FOR INCOMING COLLEGE FRESHMAN AND RISING SOPHOMORES
Unsure whether in-person classes will resume this fall? AMHSI-JNF is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural gap semester program, Frontier Israel. Created for rising freshmen and sophomores, this program is designed to provide a real life, modern day pioneering experience. The program will be comprised of two components, Frontiers and Seminars. For more information and to apply, click here.

Gili Dvash

Director of Randie Waldbaum Malinsky Center for Israel

(516) 484-1545 x115

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