Six months after Moriah College students from their 2017 Year 10 IST program to Israel, they look back on the impact it has made on their Judaism. The group were part of the largest ever contingent of students (330) from NSW to participate in an Israel program of five weeks or more. Check out the video.
The survival of the Jewish people has been a long journey ranging from the Pesach story to the holocaust. Now is the time to embrace new opportunities locally.
336 students are in Israel at the moment participating in Year 10 programs. That is 60 more than last year (which was a jump of 50 on the previous year), proving the success of the voucher system implemented by Youth 2 Israel (Y2i). Every Year 10 student in NSW/ACT/QLD, with a parent who is Jewish, is eligible for a $5,000 voucher towards an approved Israel-based educational program of five weeks or more.
The top five tips for parents to get their child ready to embrace a Year 10 Israel program. Be ready because you may need to give them a little push.
Every adventure needs a song, an anthem to remind you of the trip. Those who participated in the 2016 programs will remember a few songs fondly including this Israeli hit.
We asked some of the members of the 2017 Y2i Youth Leadership Board about their favourite Jewish food. For some, it was an easy choice, while for others it required a bit of thought. Watch the results and give us your favourite.