Connections Community

JICNY Connections offers social and cultural programming for Jewish singles ages 35-50.

This niche group meets every 6-8 weeks to partake in special Shabbat dinners or a range of unique cultural activities, including cooking classes, wine tasting, and gallery openings.

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LYDIA SARFATI- 2015 GALA HONOREE "TOWER OF LIGHT AWARD"

Legnica, Poland,

Lydia Sarfati is the Founder and CEO of Repêchage, the first company to bring seaweed-based skincare treatments and cosmetics to the U.S market. Ms.

DANA AND SASI EYLA-2015 GALA HONOREE "YOUNG LEADERSHIP AWARD"

New York and Israel

Dana and Sasi Elya are one of JICNY's success stories. They met in 2013 at a Purim party in Jodi and Gavin's apartment and were married in January 2014.

JACOB KIMCHY- 2015 GALA HONOREE "DEDICATION TO JEWISH LIFE AWARD"

New York

Jacob Kimchy is a motivational speaker, life coach and author of A New Sunrise, a memoir which details his journey from witnessing the murder of his father in a suicide bombing in Israel, to surviving the unimaginable trauma of terrorism and finding a new path and a purpose in life.

SASHA KRASNY- 2015 GALA HONOREE "NEXT GENERATION LEADERSHIP AWARD"

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Sasha Krasny was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. One year before the fall of the U.S.S.R., Sasha and her family emigrated to the United States as political refugees.

Sivan Hadari

Brooklyn, NY Being an Isramerican has always been an integral part of my life. I was born in Brooklyn to Israeli parents; my mother was born in Tunisia and my father comes from a Persian background. I attended the Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn and had the privilege of making Aliyah when I was twelve.

David

Israel
I grew up in Tel Aviv and moved to the Upper West Side of Manhattan approximately one year ago. After hearing about JICNY and meeting Jodi and Gavin Samuels, I began attending the events regularly, all of which I enjoy. I am especially fond of the cooking classes.

Tashia A.

Russia & United States
JICNY is an amazing organization. My husband and I met at one of the Shabbat meals.