9 2020

Talking Tachles With The ShinShinim

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Contact Michal Spivak

A series of 7 discussion sessions designed to introduce community members to the ShinShinim’s perspective on a variety of topics/issues relating to Israel and Israeli society.


1.  START UP NATION - The Israeli Economy And Israel's Innovation Story (Thursday, January 9th)

2.  FROM CANAAN TO ISRAEL - The Israeli Map Throughout History, From Biblical Times To The Present (Tuesday, January 21st) (12:00pm-1:30pm)

3.  OUR HISTORY - Our Families' Aliya Experiences / Keren:  Russia; Ori:  Brazil; Gilad: Poland; Yael: Egypt (or US) (Thursday, February 6th)

4.  ARMY vs. COLLEGE BOUND - Cultural Differences And "Typical Path" Of Israeli Teens vs. American Teens (Thursday, March 5th)

5.  GROWING UP IN ISRAEL - Living Life Under Constant Tension (Tuesday, March 24th)

6.  MY JEWISH IDENTITY - Jewish Identification And Expression In Israel vs. The United States (Monday, May 11th)

7.  THE ISRAELI CHARACTER - Key Components That Have Shaped The Israeli Character (Thursday, June 4th)

All Sessions Are From 7:00pm to 8:30pm With The Exception oF Tuesday, January 21st