The Israel Center is a department of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and serves as Israel’s central address in the greater Milwaukee community. Our mission is to create connections between the people of Israel and Milwaukee through cultural, professional, educational and travel experiences. These connections are developed through two initiatives: Shlichut and Partnership2Gether, which are made possible through the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel.
Shlichut is an outreach program that brings shlichim (cultural emissaries) from Israel to live and work in Milwaukee. Our shlichim create a greater understanding of Israel and its people:
P2G is an initiative that links regions of the United States with regions of Israel. Our region, which includes Milwaukee, St. Paul and Tulsa, partners with Sovev Kinneret, which includes the Lower Galilee, Tibrerius and the Jordan Valley. Here are a few of the programs that help us create connections between our communities: