The Senior Shaliach is 30+ and is usually married with a family, has served in the army, and earned at least one academic degree. He or she possesses rich Jewish knowledge, management skills, and vast experience in informal education and working with all age groups within a community.
The shaliach usually works out of the Federation or JCC, building relationships with community representatives and leaders. The goal of this shlichut is to connect the next generation of the Jewish Community to its people by connecting them to their homeland.
The shaliach works in each community for up to three years, during which time s/he works with the various community bodies and organizations as a partner in making strategic plans in the community.
18-35 years-old and interested in making Israel your home? We offer specialized aliyah absorption programs designed to help young olim and students take their first steps to a lifetime in Israel.
Ulpan: Intensive Hebrew Language Programs
Ease into your absorption by learning Hebrew at your level while connecting with other olim, enjoying cultural events and trips around Israel.
Spend a summer in Israel building your resume, meeting friends, and getting to know Israel.
Project TEN: Global Tikkun Olam
Volunteer with vulnerable populations around the world and develop your Jewish knowledge, while making friends from Israel and worldwide.
Partnership2Gether peoplehood platform (P2G, previously known as Partnership 2000) connects some 550 communities around the world in 45 partnerships, P2G is building living bridges among these communities. Sharing ideas, strengths, challenges and models of success.
Shlichim (Israeli Emissaries)
Our Shlichim bridge the gap between Jews of different backgrounds and Israel, increase Jewish awareness and pride within your community and promote an understanding of Israel and its ideals.
Masa Israel Journey
Spend 5-12 months in Israel as part of a study, volunteer, or internship program with other young Jews from around the world.
Youth Futures: Mentoring for At-Risk Children
Each Youth Futures “Mentor” works with 16 at-risk children over the course of three years, teaching skills for academic improvement and social integration that last a lifetime.
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