Northern New Jersey: Kickoff for our Youth Aliyah Fundraising Event 2022
Join us LIVE from Israel at the Hadassah Meir Shfeyah Youth Village.
Featuring a very special guest speaker live from Israel
Learn about Hadassah’s connection to our Youth Aliyah Villages and the difference you make in the lives of these young people. She will discuss the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on these Villages and how our support is needed now more than ever.
LAUREN STERN KEDEM
Liaison at the Hadassah / Meir Shfeyah Youth Village
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Lauren attended SUNY College at Buffalo and CUNY Lehman College earning a BA in Special Education/Learning & Behavioral Disorders and an MA in Special Education/Early Childhood, respectively. She also lived in Plainview, NY.
Professionally, she worked as a Special Education teacher at the Summit School in Nyack, NY and the Summit School in Forest Hills, NY.She also worked as an administrator at the Summit Camp in Honesdale, PA. and as a consultant in the Children’s Creative Response to Conflict Program, PS 75, in New York, NY.
When Lauren later moved to Jerusalem, she worked as a teacher and supervisor at the Summit Collegiate Studies Center before beginning her work at Hadassah/Meir Shfeyah Youth Village where she lived at worked as a house mother, English teacher, English department coordinator and Hadassah liaison.
Once Lauren retired from teaching, she then moved to Haifa to work part-time as liaison at the Hadassah/Meir Shfeyah Youth Village and… as an undisciplined artist.
Lauren has two children, Yaara Kedem and Noam Kedem.
There is no charge to attend but donations to our Youth Aliyah Fundraiser are appreciated.