The following articles are from the perspective of those who have participated in a Y2i program. Each program also has articles written by participants, often during their time in Israel, featured on their website.
There was a record attendance at last week’s Youth 2 Israel Information Night, for Year 10 students who are from non-Jewish day schools. More than 70 families came along to Maroubra Synagogue, the venue for the annual event, where students and parents learn about the end of year Israel program.
Friendships go accross school boundaries and the sense of community for participants in Year 10 Israel programs. While this is most true of those on the Emet Israel program, the Y2i Community Day is about extending this to the Jewish Day Schools.
Israel provides personalised learning opportunities and does not discriminate against any child no matter which school they attend, no matter their background or how much they know about Judaism. We want to share some of the insights from students as they partipate in the 2016 programs with BJE - Emet Israel, Emanuel - Chavayah and Masada and Moriah - IST