Discover Conservative/Masorti Judaism in Israel — A Menu of Options to Enrich Your Israel Itinerary:
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ceremony for Special Children
Participate in a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony for Children with Special Needs, a unique program run by the Masorti Movement in Israel. Needs to be coordinated ahead of time according to the calendar of ceremonies.
Contact: Zivah Nativ at email@example.com, tel: +972-8-610-8366
Lone Soldiers Project
200 lone soldiers in the I.D.F. benefit from this special project, coordinated by Joan Kedem from Midreshet Yisrael in Jerusalem. Hear from Joan about the need for the project; help make packages for soldiers; possibility of delivery of packages to soldiers on bases or in kehillot if arranged in advance.
Contact: Joan Kedem at firstname.lastname@example.org
"Gemilut Hesed" Projects
The United Synagogue Fuchsberg Jerusalem center's Gemilut Hesed Project connects members visiting Israel with a choice of meaningful volunteer opportunities based on individual interests and time availability. The projects include assisting seniors, serving meals in soup kitchens, assisting physically handicapped youth and adults, preparing and delivering care packages to soldiers, helping developmentally disabled adults, lending a hand at the coalition for Israel's missing soldiers, and much more.
Contact: United Synagogue Fuchsberg Center at Israel@uscj.org, tel: +972-2-625-6386
Project Shulchan L'Shulchan — "Table to Table"
"Table to Table" involves going out to the fields and picking agricultural products for Israel's needy. The project is preceded by a TALI workshop on Chesed for parents and children, or just children, led by a TALI rabbi or Schechter Rabbinical Student. Can also be coordinated with a kehillah or NOAM group.
Contact: TALI Education Fund at Valerie@tali.org.il