Families open their home, lives and hearts to an amazing experience.


Having a UJA ShinShin in your home not only helps to connect your family but also build connections within your community and beyond.


Families develop lifelong relationships with Israel & Israelis.

"An amazing experience!
More than we ever expected. Our ShinShinit is like a daughter to us now and especially like a big sister to my daughter. We can't wait to visit her in Israel!"
(2014 ShinShinim Host Family)

Interested in hosting a UJA ShinShin? Here’s what we are looking for:


A family with a love for hosting, a welcoming home and a want and desire to include a UJA ShinShin in the family’s life and activities.


Families with a home that has a private room for the UJA ShinShin

You can choose one of the following 2 time frames to host a UJA ShinShin:


End of August - End of January


End of January - End of June

If you meet the above criteria, this is the perfect opportunity for you and your family!

For more information

please contact Israel Engagement at or call 416.635.2883 x 5816