• 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 mission of the Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies), the representative organization of all mechinot in Israel, is to turn the common educational vision of these institutions into practical reality. The Joint Council is a registered nonprofit whose membership consists of the fifty-four mechinot accredited by the Israeli Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Education. Read More >

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The JCM of Pre-Military Leadership Academies (Mechinot) is the organization that represents all the legally recognized Mechinot in Israel. The joint council is the driving force behind the initiation of cooperative ventures between the Mechinot and behind the joint projects that together come to form the joint educational enterprise of the Mechinot, i.e. an exciting enterprise that has the greatest potential to lead to social change in the State of Israel. Read More >

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