What better way to develop your child’s relationship to and understanding of Israel than to have actual Israeli madrichim (counselors) leading part of the programming each day at camp? Through games and activities focusing on Israeli culture, Israeli songs and dances, and even Israel Day, these shlichim will have a tremendous impact on your camper’s experience.
If you are interested in hosting one of our shlichim, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.
Our Tarboot (Israeli culture) specialist is Gal Konforty. Gal lives with her parents, sister, brother and dog, Joy, in Holon, which is south of Tel Aviv. Holon is known as the “Children’s City” because of its many parks, museums and annual children’s events. Gal is currently serving in the IDF’s Airforce Operations Unit and will finish her service just before she arrives at Camp JCC. Gal and her family love to travel around Israel on the weekends. In her spare time, she likes to surf, travel, read, listen to music and she loves the TV show Game of Thrones. Gal hopes that she can help our campers create a stronger connection to the country that she loves so much.
Our Rikud (Israeli dance) specialist is Gal Ezer. Gal lives with her parents , her two older sisters and dog, Jebetta in Yaad, a small village in the northern Israel. She is an IDF Commander in Nativ, a course for soldiers who have made aliyah that helps them explore their Jewish identity and helps familiarize them with Israeli culture. She will finish her IDF service just before she arrives at Camp JCC. In her spare time, Gal loves dancing, hiking, cooking and hanging out with her friends. Her favorite TV shows are Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Wife. Gal is looking forward to sharing parts of Israel and Israeli culture that our campers may not know.
Please contact the JCC at (919) 676-6170 or CampJCC@ShalomRaleigh.org if your family would be interested in hosting a shlicha in your home during the camp season, or complete the form below.