May 23, 2023
Birthright Israel Participants Visit Yerucham
Creating people-to-people relationships is a major goal of the Miami-Yerucham Partnership, and that mission was advanced on Jerusalem Day, May 16, when 90 participants from University of Miami and Florida International University Taglit-Birthright Israel trips joined with Israeli youngsters for a day of enriching activities. In the early part of the day, Birthright participants joined with Shahar Montessori Elementary School students for hands-on, experiential learning projects, including one to build a model of Jerusalem’s walls. “It was a pleasure to watch the instant connection between the Birthright participants and the kids,” said Eliana Ben-Sheleg, the Miami-Yerucham Living Bridge Coordinator. “The kids had such a great time; they didn’t want the day to end!” In the afternoon, a second Birthright bus toured Yerucham while learning about the city’s unique history, tasting Moroccan food and beverages and visiting MindCET to understand the town’s technological achievements. Click here to learn more about Federation’s Miami-Yerucham Partnership.