Shinshinim

Meet the young emissaries in your neighborhood, connecting people of all ages to Israel and Israeli culture.

What are Shinshinim anyway?

Shinshin (ש”ש) is the Hebrew acronym for Shenat Sherut (שנת שירות), meaning Year of Service.

What They Do

Israeli high school graduates defer their army service for one year in order to volunteer in English speaking communities.

How They Serve

Strengthening the Pittsburgh Jewish community's connections with modern Israel and the concept of shared peoplehood.

Where to Find Them

Frequently at the Jewish Community Center, Community Day School and Joint Jewish Education Program learning together and having fun!

Bar Zeevi
Bar Zeevi
Environmental Science and Biology.
Shahar Kurland
Shahar Kurland
Physics and Software Engineering
Einav Mayer
Einav Mayer
Computer Science and Physics
Michal Dekel
Michal Dekel
Diplomacy and Theater

Questions:

Risa Kelemer
Risa Kelemer
Shinshinim Coordinator
412-992-5253
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