A Note From Maya

We started the year welcoming Benny and Jasmine, the Partnership Southeast Fellows to Israel. These two young adults chose to volunteer for a year...

Benny works with incredible teachers

By Benny Winkelmann Sometimes, I don’t know how to begin these articles. The fact that the Richmond community is interested in the goings on in...

An Update from JDC – Ukraine

  JDC shares in concerns about how growing tensions on Ukraine’s borders could impact local Jewish communities. JDC has been providing humanitarian assistance and Jewish community-building...

Benny Winkelmann to begin a ‘journey of a lifetime’

Benny Winkelmann is excited and honored to soon be spending nearly a year in Israel as the first Southeast Fellow (Shaliach) in the Hadera-Eiron...

L2G offers personal connections, new friendships

By Conor Shapiro I had the pleasure of participating in the 4th Partnership2Gether’s Leadership2Gether (L2G) cohort where I was paired with an engaging Israeli named...

Jewish National Fund’s Breakfast for Israel in Richmond

Do you enjoy bagels?  Do you love Israel?  If so, please join JURVA (Jewish National Fund USA, Richmond, VA) at JNF USA’s Breakfast for...

Staying for Good

By Rebecca Caspi Director, Israel Office JFNA Whenever he called me from the United States, my uncle asked the same question, “Do you think you’re going to...

 Benny Winkelmann feels at home in Hadera-Eiron

Israel and Overseas I applied for the P2G Southeast Fellowship program almost two years ago, but it was postponed because of COVID. Since I was...

A review of some of Benny’s school lessons

By Benny Winkelmann While there is a tangible impact the P2G Partnership makes through  Jasmine and me in each school, one of the places I...

Seeing firsthand ‘Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh Lazeh”

Editor’s note: Two Richmond community leaders - Josh Goldberg and Robyn Galpern - traveled to Israel in late March as part of a Jewish...