Die Beziehung zu aktuellen Ereignissen
to get the chanichim to begin to get involved and interested (on their own accord) in Israeli politics
The chanichim will understand the importance of giving to others not only when it’s comfortable and easy for them but also when it’s hard and they need to sacrifice of ourselves for others.
Teach about the development of cities in Israel; importance of location; things needed for a successful city;
Teach about the significance of Be’er Sheva, the need for water in Israel, and making the desert bloom
Teach the reality of constant attack in Israel, as seen in Kiryat Shemona; Teach the history of the city, and of Tel Chai;
Is environmentalism a Jewish value?
Ø To learn that Avraham was the first modern orthodox jew
Ø To learn what modern orthodoxy is
Ø To realise that the we might differ from the charedi world but that doesn’t mean we don’t get on with them
Prayer for the missing Israeli soldiers
1. The chanichim should understand that the issue of disengagement is not black and white, and there are emotional, ideological, political and personal sentiments behind each and every opinion.
2. The chanichim should see that this is an issue that every Israeli cares about, and that American Jews should think about and attempt to form opinions about as well.