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Partnership2Gether

P2G is a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Jewish Agency for Israel, designed to cultivate people-to-people relationships, projects and professional programs between Milwaukee and our partner region, Sovev Kinneret, in Israel. Volunteers from Milwaukee collaborate with their Israeli counterparts on education, cultural exchanges, regional planning, medical care, ecological and economic development initiatives.

Hike Israel from Sea to Sea (Yam L’Yam)

Explore the beauty of Israel and MJF’s Partnership region, Sovev Kinneret, on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. You’ll hike Israel from the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee, learn about local ecology and water sources, visit local sites, and experience local hospitality.

Travel dates: Nov 6 – 15, 2022

Cost: Approximately $2,900 includes airfare, accommodations, transportation, guided hikes and most meals.*

Itinerary: Part 1 – Yam l’Yam (Nov 6-11) | Part 2 – Sovev Kineret (Nov 11-15) 


*This trip is subsidized by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Final individual cost based on # of participants.

Partnership2Gether Programs

Shin Shin Program

Shin shins are young Israeli cultural emissaries who spend a year in service in Milwaukee before beginning their service in the army. Meet our shin shinim!

Professional Exchanges

Meeting and learning from professionals (whether from the Sovev Kinneret or from Milwaukee) is an effective way to create people-to-people connections between Israelis and Americans.

P2G Young Leadership Program (YA’AD)

YA’AD (Shay Shoshany Young Leadership Development Program) works closely with the Weinstein Fellowship, a leadership development program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.


Where is our “Partnership” region?

The Milwaukee Jewish community is paired with the Sovev Kinneret region in northern Israel. It includes the communities of the city of Tiberias, the Lower Galilee, the Jordan River Valley and Kvar Tavor. We share the partnership region with St. Paul, MN.

P2G Volunteer Opportunities

In an effort to foster one-on-one relationships between Americans and Israelis, P2G offers Milwaukeeans a number of different types of volunteer opportunities in the Sovev Kinneret. Contact P2G Coordinator Susie Rosengarten at 414-390-5762 to learn more.

Kinneret partnershipConnect with Sovev Kinneret