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Partnership2Gether is an extraordinary global platform connecting some 550 communities around the world in 47 partnerships is a program of the Jewish Agency and the Jewish Federations of North America. Our partnership promotes personal relationships between the Central Area Consortium (12 U.S. Jewish communities) and Israel’s Western Galilee (Akko and Matte Asher) through cultural, educational, social, medical and economic programs. Partnership2Gether (P2G) builds living bridges among our communities. Sharing ideas, strengths, challenges and models of success; and empowering ALL communities to generate waves of change, the impact of these programs go far beyond the community level—each of us has the opportunity to become directly and personally involved.

Partnership2Gether is made up of an inclusive and active network of people focused on the mutual exchange of ideas and programs with the goal of developing relationships to strengthen our global Jewish Identity. Our Partnership2Gether Communities include: Canton, Dayton, Toledo, Youngstown, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne, Northwest Indiana, South Bend, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Des Moines, Iowa, Omaha, Nebraska; Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Texas; and Budapest are linked with Akko and Matte Asher in the Western Galilee.  For a virtual experience of the city of Akko, click here.

The Partnership is dedicated to connecting people and making a difference for Jews in Israel and America. Through the structure of 6 task forces (Arts, Education, Missions & Marketing, Medical, Regional Development, and Budapest) community members can be agents of change and create stronger bonds between communities. The Partnership is open to new ideas and people who wish to connect between the 12 Jewish communities and the Western Galilee.

For more information contact Leigh Chaves, Israel Engagement and Outreach Director at or 402-334-6485.