Founded in 1993, Shoham is a dynamic, thriving young town, located halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in close proximity to Ben-Gurion Airport. Shoham's 21,000 residents are primarily young and well-educated. The town's motto is "Living Excellence".
Number of synagogues in Shoham
Shoham is a diverse community, home to secular, traditional, and Reform residents. Kehilat Shoham, a Reform congregation, has formed a partnership with Temple Israel.
Percentage of high school graduates from Shoham who join the IDF
Shoham youth are enthusiastic about serving the country! Israel's national average for youth who enlist in the IDF is 75%.
Number of acres of public parks and gardens in Shoham
Shoham leads Israel in environmental sustainability, with household waste/recycling programs, multi-year water and energy savings programs, and a master plan for sustainability.