• Shimon Shamila - Heading back home

    Shimon Shamila - Heading back home

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Israel In Your Community

שלום מאפריקה June 2014

Serving as head of the israel centre on behalf of the Jewish Agency was much more than a job for me – it was an experience I will cherish for the rest of my life. Aliya, Partnership2Gether, Israel Expos, Tikkun Olam Programme's, Masa, Israel Encounter, Maoz Educational Program, Zionist Caravans, Israel Quiz and all the many other programmes the Israel Centre runs are meant to do one thing – to Zionize the community.

I tried to bring Israel a little bit closer to every South African Jew. I hoped to enable each individual to connect to our homeland in whichever way spoke most closely to his or her heart.

In addition, I was a strong promoter of Aliyah. I tried my best to ensure that each family and every individual had a clear and precise plan and direction to allow them to face the many challenges awaiting them in Israel.  Read the full article: Shimon Heading Back Home.pdf

03 Jul 2014 / 5 Tamuz 5774 0
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