Partnership2Gether Opportunities

Our Partnership2Gether region, the Western Galilee Consortium, offers a variety of missions and programs for members of our community. For more information on the Partnership2Gether program, click here or visit their website by going here.

If you are interested in celebrating Israel at 70 with our partners in the Western Galilee, be sure to check out the 2018 Western Galilee Summit from June 25 - 28, 2018. For details and who to contact for this engaging experience in Partnership, click here.

Bike2Gether: Bikes & Bourbon—Louisville
October 5-8, 2018

Bike2Gether: Bikes & Bourbon is a 4-day, fully supported bicycle tour of Kentucky’s signature landmarks, bourbon distilleries, beautiful backroads, and thoroughbred horse farms. Join us from October 5-8, 2018, as riders from Israel, Budapest, and around the U.S. explore new friendships, quiet country roads, quaint communities, and local distilleries nestled amongst the rolling bluegrass hills.  

For more information, click here.

Leadership Opportunities

The Jewish Federation prides itself on helping identify and support opportunities available for leadership development. Through conferences and travel opportunities, our goal is to help our members become the leaders of our community and the foundations of a healthy and vibrant Jewish community.

Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly

The Jewish Federations of North America welcomes volunteers and leadership of Jewish Federations and their partners to join them annually at their General Assembly. With a focus on the impact Federations and their philanthropic partners can make on Jewish communities globally, this event is the premier annual gathering of thousands of Jewish changemakers.

Our local Federation is proud to have the opportunity to have a delegation of staff and lay leaders attend the General Assembly every year to trade ideas, success stories, and lessons learned with their peers. In 2018 the General Assembly will be held in Tel Aviv on October 22-24th and can be paired with the Israel at 70 Anniversary Mission listed below. For more information on General Assembly 2018 visit generalassembly.org.



Jewish Federations of North America Leadership Mission

The Jewish Federations of North America partners with their affiliates, including the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley, to offer leadership opportunities including focused missions and retreats that provide a chance to see firsthand the impact Jewish Federations make, and learn how to communicate that to our communities, while adapting to their changing needs.

For more information on JFNA missions, visit their website at Jewishfederations.org

JFNA Mission trips are a great way to explore the Jewish communities in Israel and beyond! 

Israel Anniversary Mission
October 17 through 24, 2018

Celebrate Israel’s anniversary with a mission — a Federation Mission.

Witness firsthand the impact our work has on the country we helped establish. Throughout your journey, you’ll taste the earth of Israel and feel it’s storied paths beneath your feet, sip its wine and hold its fruit in your hand. You’ll meet real people, break bread, and discuss politics over steaming cups of coffee. 

For information on how to join, click here.

2019 International
Lion of Judah Conference
January 1-15, 2019

We are the Lions of Judah. The world’s most influential female philanthropists. In January 2019, we will come together from around the globe. Harnessing our collective ability to strengthen the Jewish community. Now and for the future.

To learn how more about this mission, click here.

For more information on how you can become a Lion of Judah, contact the Jewish Federation at (574) 233-1164.

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