Eden Kohali is 25 years old and is from Hod Hasharon. She served in the IDF for the six years. Most recently, Eden was an officer, attaining the rank of captain.
In high school, Eden was chair of her school’s student council, and in that role she organized community service events, seminars and school events. She also took part in the Youth Council in her town. In addition, she participated in LEAD, an organization that teaches leadership skills to teens throughout Israel.
When she was 17, Eden organized a project between her town and Sderot for Hanukkah,making gift packages for children.Eden already has solid experience teaching about Israel. In middle school, she took a training course to get to know Israel and guided school tours as part of the project.
Eden describes her family as warm and loving. She has a sister who is 22 and a brother who is 15. She likes to cook and bake, be with friends, read and spend time at the beach. She says that participating in shlichut is a dream come true, and she is looking forward to the opportunity to meet, learn, work together and experience the world’s Jewish community.
We are happy to have Eden here in St. Paul as the community shlicha!