Hello Westchester! We, your Israeli Shlichim (Israeli Emissaries) thought to update you on our activities in Westchester. Here is some of the work that our we have been up to these past few weeks – working on college campuses (Hillels of Westchester), numerous synagogues and youth movements:
Helping in some Israel spirit at Pace University – with Hillels of Westchester
Hillel partnered with the dance team on Manhattanville campus and our shlicha Yael taught them an Israeli dance (Rikudei Am) which they performed at campus’s International Bizarre.
Sharing some Israeli food and culture with the dance club on Manhattanville College campus
Taught a basics of Krav Maga (Self-Defense) for Hillel students at Pace University
Presented lecture on Zionism at SUNY Purchase University as a pre and post birthright curriculum. Our Hillel students will also be attending the AIPAC conference… look out for them there!
Mini Israel lesson before screening “Beneath the Helmet” at Manhattanville College
Our Shlichim brought together a very special crowd (Hillel students and Imam Adamu from Ghana) to learn about Project Ten in Westchester. To find out more about how you can get involved in making real change, contact Daniel Aschheim: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advising the 2nd meeting of BBYO in Northern Westchester at the Rosenthal JCC
This past week Northern Westchester, First Hebrew of Peekskill, had their first Conversational Hebrew class with Yael! To join in for the lesson, email:email@example.com Sign up if you are interested!
“Israel 101” class with Rabbi Greenberg’s teens on their Monday evening class at Temple Shaaray Tefila – Thank you for the invite!
Yet another I.D.F. Boot camp program for the 7the graders at Temple Shaaray Tefila
Our shlichim organized an evening with the Argov Program in Leadership and Diplomacy- the flagship political science program from IDC Herzliya’s Government School in Harrison. Students presented their research projects on tackling some of Israel’s biggest challenges.
Events coming up with our Shlichim:
* March 15th 7pm – Hispanic Kosher food night and short presentation by Yael Lewis on Spanish Jewry at Manhattanville College.
* March 16th 2pm – Lecture with Yael Lewis about Diversity in Israel at Anshe Sholom in New Rochelle.
* March 17th 6:30 pm – Israeli cooking at Purchase college
* And more….
For more information on any of these events contact- firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact our Shlichim Shaliach@wjcouncil.org / email@example.com if you want some Israel programming for your campus, synagogue, youth group, etc.