Keyword: shaliach
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At age 23, Elihay Skital already has a wide range of interests. He loves to sing. He loves working with kids. He is fluent in Hebrew and English, and he’s learning Spanish. He loves to cook – give him any excuse, and he’ll fry up bimuelos (fritters), with a side of sour cream. This is one reason Skital has embraced his new role as Rhode Island’s shaliach, or emissary, from Israel:… more
One election, then another one, and another one. The first time I was able to vote was on April 9, 2019. I remember how excited I was. I was already a soldier, and I was voting in my uniform, … more
Temple Emanu-El and the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island are offering four levels of Hebrew Conversation in virtual sessions that begin in January. The eight-session classes are suitable … more
JAFI’s mission today is to “do all they can to ensure that every Jewish person feels an unbreakable bond to one another and to Israel no matter where they are in the world so that they … more
Every summer, the Rhode Island community is privileged to welcome shlichim (emissaries) coming from all over Israel to our local camps – JORI in Wakefield and J-Camp at the Dwares JCC in … more
In April, I was fortunate to travel to Israel for the summer shlichim (Israeli emissary) training held at Kibbutz Shefayim outside Tel-Aviv. Every year, the Jewish Community Center Association (JCCA) … more