Pre Army Mechinot

Derech Eretz

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Derech Eretz operates social-educational programs for Israeli youth and young adults, most of who come from Israel’s geographic and social periphery, at the important junctures of their early adult lives. Derech Eretz’s bottom-up initiative intends at minimizing social gaps while creating engaged citizens, and ultimately, building a better future for Israeli society.

Kol Ami

2018-02-11T13:26:40+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

Kol Ami is a 6 month post high school program – September to February. The program is designed for boys and girls who want to live in a Jewish pluralistic environment together with their Israeli counterparts. Kol Ami attracts young people who want to learn more about themselves and how they can better impact the Jewish communities around the world.


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Students at Oranim are offered a range of programs, resource centers and organizations that provide them aid, assistance and support. Many of our ongoing programs help to enrich communities, schools and local leadership, providing academic knowledge and hands-on skills in education.


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The Otzem Pre-Military Torah Academy has taken upon itself a great educational mission: the nurturing of people engaged with Klal Yisrael – the Jewish People in its entirety – and who draw their values from the faith and the Torah of Israel. Despite its painful uprooting from Gush Katif, the Academy continues to fly the banner of pioneering and settlement of the Land in Cholot Chalutza.


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A moment before the race of life, a quality group is being formed of boys and girls before their military service who believe they have the power to make a change. Awaiting them is a year, in which they will turn their lives into a life of mission for society and the nation, while studying, working, contributing to the community and connecting to the land of Israel and the Golan.

Mechinat Lachish (Maitarim)

2018-02-11T13:27:27+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

Over the course of the year-long program, mechina students grow as individuals and as a unified group as they take on new responsibilities as Israelis, Jews and Zionists. The students play active leadership roles in managing various aspects of the mechina. They also take part in the daily life of Kibbutz Beit Guvrin. The program provides students who enter its gates with a meaningful year of personal growth and leadership development.

Magen Shaul

2018-02-11T13:28:18+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

Its an English speaking program for post high school graduates. This one year program is a unique experience in education, where Jewish studies are part of a general education experience. Together with Torah studies, classes are given in physical fitness, navigation and familiarization with the terrain of the country. The Mechina, which works together with the Israeli Defense Forces, spends time every month in the army training and learning how to deal with different issues that may arise from serving in the army as a religious Jew. Special opportunity to integrate with Israeli students and truly come familiar with Israeli culture.


2018-02-11T13:26:43+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

The mechina will design a program that will provide support along with a family atmosphere. The faculty will aim to enhance students' personal responsibility a key component of the educational concept. All training will be held along with physical, mental and moral for significant service in the IDF.

Karmei Chail

2018-02-11T12:27:52+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

The central part of the character building in the mechina are in the Beit Midrash. Lessons faith, morals, Halachot for the army, investigation of personal identity within society and more. Lessons are taught by the Rabbis in the mechina, who have many years of experience in education. Some classes are conducted by the students of the mechina.

Gal Acco

2018-02-11T12:22:30+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

The Ma’ase Olam - Tzofim program is a revolutionary new approach to gap year for high school graduates aged 17-19 at the start of the program, featuring 11-months of group living, meaningful social action in marginalized communities, and a profound exchange with parallel groups of Israelis. In addition, the program features constant mentorship and guidance, and a groundbreaking educational approach.

Ein Prat

2018-02-11T12:22:40+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

The purpose of the mechina is learning how to take responsibility for developing personal and social skills. This is done through intensive study and questioning identity, Zionism and Judaism, living with a diverse group, going on sightseeing tours and working in the community. In addition, the Mechina works to build self-confidence, physical and mental strength. These all help build the ability to initiate and foster leadership skills.


2018-02-09T10:08:47+02:00Pre Army Mechinot|

The Mechina is intended for those who have completed the twelfth grade, both boys and girls, who know that it is possible to make changes and that it is in their power to do so. We strive to enable young men and women to recognize their strength and ability to formulate a moral identity