Israeli Emissary (Shaliach)

Shaliach (shah-LEE-akh) means “messenger” or “emissary” in Hebrew. The Shaliach Program creates a living bridge between Israel and the Greater Rhode Island Jewish community. The shaliach is a community resource for Israel education and advocacy, working directly with children, youth, students, and adults in the different synagogues, religious schools, youth groups, and agencies throughout the Jewish community. These programs and interactions, both formal and informal, have an incredible impact on the Greater Rhode Island Jewish community and beyond.

During the current program year, we are privileged to host Or Cohen who will serve our community with her knowledge, love of and pride for Israel, and a sincere dedication to local and worldwide Jewish communities. She will work collaboratively with Alliance staff, enriching programs and extending outreach. Or can be reached at ocohen@jewishallianceri.org, or 401.421.4111 ext. 121.


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