Yoav Zinati, Head of Mechina
Be’eri is an academy for young, progressive and Zionist leadership, which runs an annual mechina – premilitary preparatory program (PPMP) located in Beit Berl, Israel. Named after Berl Katznelson, a prominent leader of the Labor and Zionist movements, the program inspired leadership, promotes democratic and egalitarian discourse in Israeli society and seeks to shape a Jewish – Zionist – Israeli culture based on humanistic values.
Each year, outstanding youth from diverse backgrounds join the program, driven by a deep sense of commitment to Israeli society. Our educational program combines Jewish studies with a young environment, including communal life, volunteer work, physical and mental skill developing and more.
The result is a life-changing experience for our students and graduates as passionate members of Israeli society.
Our english website: https://mechinat-beeri.com/home-en/