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#LeadTheHaboWay with Eliza Roth

Eliza Roth, Machaneh Moshava

Summer 2020 is a unique one in Habonim Dror North America history, with machanot meeting virtually or for day camps during the coronavirus pandemic. We’re asking our dedicated madrichimot what it’s been like to continue to #LeadTheHaboWay during this unprecedented time. 

Why did you choose to be a madrichol this summer? 

I chose to be a madrichol this summer because I felt that it was super important to create a way for chanichimot to feel connected to and supported by their Mosh community. Growing up as a chanichol, going to Mosh during the summer was vital for me: I looked forward to the summer all year. I wanted to ensure that chanichimot who feel the same way I felt are able to still connect with their peers and the Mosh community as a whole this summer, despite our inability to physically be at Mosh. 

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#LeadTheHaboWay with Zandra Campbell

Zandra Campbell, a madricha at Camp Galil in Pennsylvania.

Summer 2020 is a unique one in Habonim Dror North America history, with machanot meeting virtually or for day camps during the coronavirus pandemic. We’re asking our dedicated madrichimot what it’s been like to continue to #LeadTheHaboWay during this unprecedented time. 

Why did you choose to be a madrichol this summer? 

I chose to be a madricha during the summer because it felt to me like it would be a really meaningful time where things were happening. It felt like a moment in which we actually got to choose if we want to engage in a radical process of living by our values, or in this time of hardship, are we going to say it’s hard and give up. For me, giving up didn’t seem like an option. It felt way more vital that now is a time to step up and demonstrate the power of the movement. 

We talk about youth autonomy and youth empowerment and this summer we got to build camp entirely from scratch and fully take ownership over it in ways that we don’t usually get to in summers and so it especially felt like a time to advocate for youth autonomy.

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Ma’apilimot Seminar 2020

Ma’apilimot Seminar is a time for ma’apilimot from all the machanot to gather before the summer to make plans and learn together. This year, Ma’apilimot Seminar will be an online event as we continue to prioritize safety and health during the coronavirus pandemic. Peulot will take place between Friday, May 22 and Sunday, May 24. 

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