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
For a Year in Pittsburgh
Strengthening the local Jewish community's connections with modern Israel and the concept of shared peoplehood.
Where to Find Them
In the Community
Frequently at the Jewish Community Center, Community Day School and Joint Jewish Education Program.
Shinshinim מה חדש (What’s New?)
Hi everyone! we wanted to share with you what we did this past month! First of all, we celebrated Hanukkah, we saw how is it like to celebrate this holiday in Pittsburgh’s Jewish community: the cars with the Menorah on top of them, the different but beautiful melodies for Hanukkah prayers and the fun fact…Read More
Raz and Levin joined the community at J-Fest, where they hosted an Israel trivia game on Darlington Ave. alongside the Squirrel Hill JCC. J-Fest is a for teens, by teens program. This is the second year of this free street festival. The teens participated in these activities: – Steelers on the BIG SCREEN watch party…Read More
WE ARE HERE and what a journey it has been! We packed our bags, said our goodbyes and started our 12-hour journey. Little did we know that it will take us a little longer to get to our new homes in Pittsburgh! As we got into Newark we found out our flight was canceled and…Read More