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One-on-One with Birthright Israel Madrich Alan Avitan

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 9, 2019 at 7:54 am

One-on-One with Birthright Israel Madrich Alan Avitan

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 9, 2019 at 7:54 am

Outside of the favorite Hebrew words Birthright Israel participants learn, like Sababa (cool), Yalla (let’s go!), and Ma’Kore (what’s up), they also learn the word, Madrichim (leaders/staff/guide).  Madrichim are often staff members from the participants’ home country who accompany them on their Birthright Israel journey. The Madrichim are an essential element to the educational components of the program, which are based on a person-centered learning approach.  Our Madrichim must be passionate, dedicated, and share an inclusive vision of Jewish peoplehood – making each participant’s experience life-changing. Read More