• The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) is the representative organization of all fifty-four mechinot in Israel. The mission of the council is to help all of these institutions, whether oriented toward the secular, traditional, or Orthodox population, turn their common educational vision into practical reality.

    The Joint Council coordinates shared educational projects and new initiatives, spearheads alumni activities, conducts recruitment for all secular and traditional mechinot, brings programs introducing the mechinot to schools throughout Israel, coordinates recruitment of students from other countries, and raises and pools resources for developing content that serves the common objectives of all mechinot.
  • The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) is the representative organization of all fifty-four mechinot in Israel. The mission of the council is to help all of these institutions, whether oriented toward the secular, traditional, or Orthodox population, turn their common educational vision into practical reality.

    The Joint Council coordinates shared educational projects and new initiatives, spearheads alumni activities, conducts recruitment for all secular and traditional mechinot, brings programs introducing the mechinot to schools throughout Israel, coordinates recruitment of students from other countries, and raises and pools resources for developing content that serves the common objectives of all mechinot.
  • The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) is the representative organization of all fifty-four mechinot in Israel. The mission of the council is to help all of these institutions, whether oriented toward the secular, traditional, or Orthodox population, turn their common educational vision into practical reality.

    The Joint Council coordinates shared educational projects and new initiatives, spearheads alumni activities, conducts recruitment for all secular and traditional mechinot, brings programs introducing the mechinot to schools throughout Israel, coordinates recruitment of students from other countries, and raises and pools resources for developing content that serves the common objectives of all mechinot.
  • The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) is the representative organization of all fifty-four mechinot in Israel. The mission of the council is to help all of these institutions, whether oriented toward the secular, traditional, or Orthodox population, turn their common educational vision into practical reality.

    The Joint Council coordinates shared educational projects and new initiatives, spearheads alumni activities, conducts recruitment for all secular and traditional mechinot, brings programs introducing the mechinot to schools throughout Israel, coordinates recruitment of students from other countries, and raises and pools resources for developing content that serves the common objectives of all mechinot.
  • The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

    The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) is the representative organization of all fifty-four mechinot in Israel. The mission of the council is to help all of these institutions, whether oriented toward the secular, traditional, or Orthodox population, turn their common educational vision into practical reality.

    The Joint Council coordinates shared educational projects and new initiatives, spearheads alumni activities, conducts recruitment for all secular and traditional mechinot, brings programs introducing the mechinot to schools throughout Israel, coordinates recruitment of students from other countries, and raises and pools resources for developing content that serves the common objectives of all mechinot.
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The Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) - JCM

The Joint Council is the representative organization of all 60 one-year mechinot, including 23 Orthodox mechinot and 37 mechinot that serve young people who are traditional, secular, mixed, or members of a distinct group. As of 2023, there are 4,500 mechina students in Israel The Joint Council of Mechinot is the representative organization of all one-year mechinot: Orthodox, traditional, and secular. Of the 60 members of the Joint Council, 23 are Orthodox mechinot, whose students received a religious Zionist education, and 37 serve young men… Read More >

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