The Light in Us
Who am I and what are my strengths?
We will learn how to reveal ourselves and to believe in ourselves
How do I relate to others different from me?
All of us are unique and different
We will learn to accept each other and ourselves
Do you care?
Why should I care about others?
Broadening our concern from ourselves to others
Gratitude (Evening with Parents)
A special evening with parents and children
Stopping to say thank you and to be grateful for our families
Religious – Secular Dialogue
A unique encounter between religious and secular students
We will learn together and about each other
Opening Day for Bnei Mitzvah Year
Why do we celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah?
Going from childhood to adulthood we will examine
expectations from ourselves, our families and our Nation
Through a walking tour in Jerusalem we connect to our roots
and examine our individual and national identity
We conclude with a visit to the Western Wall
Chain of Generations
Is the world meant only for the young?
We learn about building our future through
our connection to past generations
Past, Present, Future
Meeting between parents and children
We experience inter- generation communication,
discuss the past and the future generations
Visiting a synagogue we will learn about our traditions and religious symbols
Through games, songs and stories we will learn about our roots and culture
We will Overcome
What does it mean to be a hero?
We discuss overcoming and being a hero in our daily lives
With the hope that this year will be better and different
we examine our deeds and actions over the past year
and step towards the New Year
Why is it so hard to ask forgiveness?
How can we forgive others and ourselves?
Looking inside of ourselves and learning to forgive
How is a Nation born? How does one become free?
Learning Seder traditions and about the night we became a Nation
How do we commemorate the Holocaust as a Nation?
How does the remembrance effect our National identity?
Seder Tu Beshvat with the fruit and songs of our homeland
We will learn about our connection to the land and
the importance of preserving the environment
Who’s Running the Show
Reality shows have turned private lives public
We discuss being attentive to our own thoughts and values
and not only following others
Recognizing the power of the social networks
What are the consequences of publishing a post about someone?
We will learn from the students’ own experience about correct behavior on the networks
The First “Hebrew City”
In Tel Aviv we will tour Neve Tzedek
As we pass through the train station
and other sites we connect to the Tel Aviv story
Mount Herzel Tour
At Israel’s National Cemetery, the burial place of prominent national figures
and fallen soldiers, we discuss the Jewish State and how it was envisioned
My Dream a Nation’s Dream
Our dreams guide us through our lives
We will learn to believe in our personal dreams
and through them connect to the Zionist dream
GPS to Zionism
Through games and riddles we learn about the people
who established and influenced the Jewish State
Why not Uganda?
Today’s generation questions our existence in the Jewish State
In response we will delve into our deep connection to the land and the State
Kastel Fortress Tour
At this significant site from the War of independence,
the students hear the story of the battle
and through odt games learn about leadership and cooperation
Judaism & Identity
Judaism — to whom does it belong?
What is my connection to it personally and nationally?
We will examine our individual and national identity
Ammunition Hill Tour
The students tour this National Memorial site
hear about the famous battle, and the soldier’s courage and heroism