We’re starting off the year with some new numbers
Dear Mechina Staff and Students,
The Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies) wishes you a year of fulfillment, enjoyment, and learning.
Be your best!
A new year begins, and with it new participants in Shibolim and Link 20’s unique joint leadership program. The goal: to improve equality of opportunity and boost awareness of the participation of individuals with disabilities in society
Last month, KKL released Israel 2040, a plan for Israel’s future. Be’Artzeinu is proud to be an integral part of it
Mechina heads came together last week for a seminar about community-building in education. In the coming year, Be’Artzeinu will continue to be a leading force in advancing the cause of community-building in Israel’s social and geographic periphery among mechina alumni
The instructional pamphlet addresses educational staff at the mechinot and offers language and tools for addressing matters of sexuality and gender during the mechina year
Project Manager Gal Karmel sums up another year of program activities at Yachad, the program for non-Israelis at the mechinot
Gilad Zilbershtein, alumni coordinator at the Joint Council of Mechinot, sums up the year’s work
It was the beginning of the mechina year when Shibolink first took up the issue. Now the team has met with KKL to explore how they can work together to improve hiking trail accessibility
We’re proud of the mechina alumni who were chosen this year to be honored by the president of Israel
Retaining and developing mechina alumni as a community is an ongoing challenge, and one of the main missions of the mechina world. The Alumni Coordinators Forum held a series of meetings this year to boost alumni community activity
A year after the flash flood that struck candidates for Mechinat Bnei Zion during a hike, the Joint Council held a memorial seminar for the ten victims
For the tenth time, in the best tradition of Mechinat Melach HaAretz, students celebrated an early Seder at the foot of Masada. The mechina already has two branches, an incentivized work program, and a yearly self-discovery journey through Greece. So how did it wrap up its first 10 years, and what is the true meaning of freedom?
Just before Passover, Adi Bismut, an alumna of Meitzar Academy and Director of Partnerships, Organizations, and Accessibility at Zikaron BaSalon, tells about the importance of preserving the memory of the Holocaust and her efforts to develop a broad awareness of memory amid the Israeli public
The Joint Council of Mechinot and the entire mechina world congratulate our friends Rabbi Rafi Peretz, chairman of the United Right and founder of the Otzem Pre-military Torah Academy, and Chili Tropper, a member of the Blue and White alliance and graduate of the first class of Mechinat Nachshon, on their election to the 21st Knesset
Mechina heads toured the Gaza perimeter with representatives of KKL and the Eshkol Regional Council as part of the Educating for Community program