JFGI Connections

These are the voices that connect us as a Jewish community.

Israeli Golfer Laetitia Beck in Indy

Our community is thrilled to be hosting Israeli golfer Laetitia Beck this weekend as she competes in the Indy Women in Tech Championship at Brickyard Crossing golf course! She is staying with Winnie Goldblatt and family while she is in town. Laetitia is originally from Antwerp, Belgium, but …

Chuck Cohen and Jet Bautista featured on eJewish Philanthropy

Our community's own Chuck Cohen had a piece published on eJewish Philanthropy yesterday about his grandson Jet Bautista and the impact that overnight Jewish camp has had on him. Mazel tov!

Jet's Jewish Journey: A Tribute to Jewish Camping


The Change Starts With You

Four and a half years ago, Robert Rising and Peter Cukier started Project Hope NY in response to the support Robert and his family received when his mother fell ill. Robert explains, "Project Hope NY is an organization that brings joy to those that are facing life's trials and tribulations.…

Shalom, Roie! (Roh-ee)

Shalom to all!

My name is Roie Gonen, and I am Indianapolis’ new shaliach. I’m 25 years old, and I come from a family of five: my parents, Yoram and Michal, and two younger brothers, Asaf and Omer. We live in a community settlement in northern Israel called Timrat, half an hour from t…

Shalom, Inbar

Are you as sad as we are that our wonderful shlicha Inbar is leaving so soon? Get your tear ducts ready, because her goodbye speech to the JFGI board is below, along with an accompanying slideshow.

"Hello everyone! As tonight will be my last report to the board before I finish my role her…