This afternoon, 44 students from 12 different traditional, Orthodox, and secular mechinot began a three-day first-aid course.
being conducted at the Ein Prat Academy for Leadership by Ruti Cohen. This is the second year the course, funded by the Joint Council of Mechinot (Pre-Military Leadership Academies), is being conducted. Students who complete it will become certified as first-aiders and be available to provide initial medical assistance as required while at mechina.
Participating mechinot include Nachshon, the Mechina of the Upper Galilee, the Rabin Pre-Army Leadership Academy, Mechinat Aderet, the Ein Prat Academy for Leadership, BINA, Beit Yisrael, the Jerusalem Pre-Military Leadership Program, Yemin Orde, the Meitzar Academy for Leadership and Social Responsibility, and the IMPJ Mechina.