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SPIRIT: Rediscover & Relocate — Aliyah with Nefesh B’Nefesh

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October 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rediscover & Relocate — Aliyah with Nefesh B’Nefesh
Hear from those who have made a successful transition!

Rock and Hillel Davis made Aliyah in 2011 from Oceanside, Long Island to Jerusalem (Mercaz Ha’ir). Prior to Aliyah Hillel worked in Human Resources, the last 8 years serving as VP for University Life at Yeshiva University. Rock was a teacher and storyteller and worked for many years in Camp Morasha.  Since their Aliyah, Rock volunteers as a medical clown and Hillel works as COO at Five Blocks, a digital reputation management company. Rock and Hillel followed their son who had made Aliyah with his family in 2006 to Shaalvim and were thrilled to have their daughter and her family join them in Israel this past summer when they made Aliyah to Ramot in Jerusalem. They have two daughters still living in the States.

Cookie and Sheldon Schaffel made Aliyah in 2018 from Skokie, Illinois to the North Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem.  Prior to their retirement, Sheldon was a guidance counselor at Highland Park high school and assistant principal of the high school division of the Hebrew Theological College.  Cookie was a preschool teacher in Chicago Public School system.  Their two youngest daughters live in Israel (one in Modiin and one in Alon Shvut).  They have two sons still living in the Chicago area and a son in Monsey.

Moderated by
Marc Rosenberg, Vice President for Diaspora Partnerships

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Partnering Synagogues:
Anshei Chesed Congregation, Boynton Beach (FL) Anshei Emuna Congregation, Delray Beach (FL)
Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford (CT) Bialystoker Synagogue, New York (NY)
B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, Philadelphia (PA) Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford (CT)
Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Columbus (OH) Congregation Aitz Chaim, West Palm Beach (FL)
Congregation Anshe Sfard, New Orleans (LA) Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood (PA)
Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal (QUE) Congregation Beth Sholom, Providence (RI)
Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills (NY) Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York (NY)
Congregation Ohav Zedek, Wilkes-Barre (PA) Congregation Tiferet Israel, Austin (TX)
Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton (FL) Congregation Zvi Jacob, Utica (NY)
Darchei Noam, Minneapolis (MN) East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS), Denver (CO)
Fleetwood Synagogue, Fleetwood (NY) Kehillat New Hempstead (NY)
Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto (ONT) Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond (VA)
Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Synagogue, Baltimore (MD) Suburban Torah, Livingston (NJ)
United Orthodox Synagogues, Houston (TX) Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Surfside (FL)
Young Israel of Brookline (MA) Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (FL)
Young Israel of East Brunswick (NJ) Young Israel of Elkins Park (PA)
Young Israel of Hillcrest (NY) Young Israel of Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale (FL)
Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (NY) Young Israel of New Hyde Park (NY)
Young Israel of Queens Valley (NY) Young Israel of Southfield (MI)
Young Israel of Stamford (CT) Young Israel of West Hartford (CT)

For all questions or to become a Partnering Synagogue, please contact Rebbetzin Judi Steinig, steinigj@ou.org

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October 20, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm