Washington Jewish communal professionals Shy Ashkenazi and Sherry Fox have been accepted in Cohort 3 of The iCenter and The George Washington University’s Graduate Degree in Israel Education. Thirty-one in-service professionals in the United States, Mexico and Israel accepted into the one-year program will be able to leverage their graduate certificate toward a second year master’s degree program.
Ashkenazi is the shaliach at the Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia. Born and raised in Jerusalem, he has worked in leadership teen programs, productions, theater and music.
Fox is a teacher, artistic director and Israeli dance specialist at the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital. She has taught and tutored children and adults in Hebrew reading, prayers, Israeli dance and vocabulary for many years.