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Sunday, 09 August 2020 01:17

Relief for medical workers: Mechina students deploy to provide daycare for doctors’ children

As part of the coronavirus relief campaign of the mechinot, Mechina at Hannaton student Talya Hazani is helping to provide daycare for medical workers’ children. “It’s great to have the opportunity to give the medical personnel a break and help take care of their kids”

Thursday, 22 February 2018 10:50

Yemin Orde Mechina hosts Kav Lachayim

The Yemin Orde Mechina and local Bnei Akiva chapter hosted Kav Lachayim for a weekend of activities.

Saturday, 10 February 2018 10:57

Fifteen young families attend Be’Artzeinu Kerem Shalom introductory conference

An introductory conference for Be’Artzeinu’s Kerem Shalom project was held last Thursday with the participation of Dr. Yoaz Hendel.

Sunday, 28 January 2018 11:21

Forty mechina alumni attend intensive seminar for graduates completing military service

The seminar’s over. A bunch of amazing guys and girls who got together and came up with a crazy unique shared space … We all left with energy and tools to set out on a life of doing great things. There are amazing alumni. When they sit together a bit, they can dream, ground themselves, build confidence, and understand that when there are others to work with, incredible things happen …

Sunday, 14 January 2018 11:24

Midyear alumni coordinator conference with civil service in the spotlight

Some 40 alumni coordinators from Orthodox, secular, and traditional mechinot came together for a midyear conference highlighting the civil service.

Thursday, 04 January 2018 11:46

Mechinat Tzahali makes history with the first halakhic guidebook for religious women in the IDF

Last night, a historic event took place at Mechinat Tzahali: the launch of the first ever halakhic guidebook for religious women in the IDF. The book, Shalom Becheileich, was authored by Rabbi Eli Reiff, who has taught at Tzahali for the past eight years.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 14:16

Seminar on educating students to achieve in the IDF

IDF statistics prove that the mechinot are a tremendous success at cultivating combat soldiers and commanders.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 14:19

All kinds of Chanuka celebrations at mechinot throughout Israel

Chanuka celebrations this week brought light to every part of the country. For eight days, mechina students learned about the significance of the holiday, light and darkness, revolt and tradition, and each mechina marked the holiday in its own  way, alongside Chanuka events in neighboring communities.

Sunday, 26 November 2017 11:20

The annual conference of the Joint Council of Mechinot in partnership with the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL)

The annual conference of the Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) took place on May 25 in partnership with the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL). This year’s event was titled “Think Ahead: Think Community-Building.”

Saturday, 09 September 2017 11:23

Year Two for Shibolim

Disability mainstreaming at the mechinot enters its second year

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:19

Greetings from Joint Council CEO Dani Zamir as the Mechina Year Begins

Today is the beginning of the mechina experience for students at traditional and secular mechinot. They join their peers at the Orthodox mechinot, who arrived at the beginning of the month of Elul. A message to the students and staff of the mechinot from Dani Zamir, CEO of the Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies), as the year begins

Monday, 02 January 2017 15:03

The President of Israel on JCM

Dear fellows, In recent years we have witnessed the growth of pre-military academies. This wonderful phenomenon is the essence of modern Zionism: young adults of all backgrounds, from north and south, Left and Right, religious and non-religious, dedicate one year to repairing the society in which we live, by volunteering, learning about the other and expanding their comfort zone.

Monday, 02 January 2017 14:54

Congratulations from the Prime Minister on the Graduation Exercises of the Pre-military Leadership Academies

Dear Heads of the Pre-military Leadership Academies, Educational Staff, and Students, I congratulate you on this festive occasion when you mark the conclusion of the Mechina year with thousands of students, young men and women, graduating from pre-military leadership academies throughout Israel. 

Monday, 02 January 2017 14:41

Eleven Mechina Graduates Honored by President Reuven Rivlin for Outstanding Service

Eleven Mechina Graduates Honored by President Reuven Rivlin for Outstanding Service in the IDF, Independence Day 2016.

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