MILLIE & LARRY MAGID SHINSHINIM PROGRAM
Israel comes to life in your own backyard! Shinshinim are Israeli emissaries who spend the year as part of RCFI with the goal of bringing Israel and Israeli culture to Long Island and Queens. More than 30 day schools, synagogues, and JCC’s have elected to bring our Shinshinim to their community in order to provide informal programming to build Jewish identity and educate about the Jewish homeland.
“Coming to the United States and being at the JCC has exposed me to all different types of people and how they connect with Israel. By being here, I bring Israel to the community. Now, when they visit Israel, they will always have a friendly face to visit.” – Tomer K., former Shinshinim
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…read more