27 2023

My Israel Story with the ShinShinim - Session #1

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center 1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Contact Michal Spivak

The Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, LifeSpan and the Louis S. Wolk JCC are delighted to share an opportunity to connect with our ShinShinim (a Hebrew acronym for Shnat Sherut or "year of service") who are recent high school grads who defer  army service for one year to volunteer and  share Israeli culture with community members of all ages.

This event is FREE but registration is required.

All sessions will take place at the Louis S. Wolk JCC at 1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY


Monday, February 27th at 12:00pm: Service in the IDF; How has the IDF shaped the Israeli character? What is the screening process like?

Monday, March 6th at 12:30pm: Big worries in a small country: Growing up Israeli

Monday, March 20th at 12:30pm: Jewish identity and expression in Israel vs. the U.S.

This program is sponsored by:

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester
  • Lifespan
  • Louis S. Wolk JCC