Minneapolis Jewish Federation Virtual Experiences Calendar

Global Experiences are back in the fall of 2021—but did you know that you can see the world from the comfort of your own couch? Virtual Experiences let you explore the globe and get a taste of the upcoming trips without even having to pack a suitcase. We’ve whipped up a couple of experiences ourselves, and think you’ll love the amazing virtual trips our overseas partners have come up with, too. Ready? Sit back, relax, and let’s go.

Thursday, September 2, 2021, 5:00 PM:

Latin America with JAFI & JDC
Join us to hear about the incredible work of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Latin America. We will hear from professionals on the ground, visit supported programs and community members, and learn how important JAFI and JDC’s work is in Central and South America. Stay tuned for more details, coming soon!

Sunday, October 10, 2021, 11 AM:

Virtual Emergency Response Simulation with IsraAID
The Federation and IsraAID invite you to an interactive workshop that puts participants in the driver’s seat during a unique disaster response simulation. Participants will experience the intensity of being an IsraAID first responder as they are faced with a deluge of unfolding challenges in a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Participants will gain an overview of the sector-specific interventions that IsraAID uses in the field, including in the mental health, water, and medical fields; and the varied roles first responders assume. For those interested in international development, Israeli contributions to the world, tikkun olam, and/or disaster response, we invite you to engage with these themes firsthand through this stimulating simulation. Minneapolis program chairs: Robert Yost & Dina Rahamim Blumenfield. Stay tuned for more details!

Ready to plan for in-person travel, too? Check out our upcoming Global Experiences below, get more info, and register. We can’t wait to travel with you!

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