Yom Kippur at the Mechina

he young men of cohort 21, together with their group leaders (counselors), devotedly prepared all of the food for the pre-fast meal for the academy’s graduates who came to the mechina in anticipation of the fast. The dishes were indulgent and delicious, providing strength for the long day of prayer and inner contemplation ahead

Conversation for the Ten Days of Repentance

During the Ten Days of Repentance, Rabbi Aviv Simchi from the community of Maskyot visited the Maskyot Mechina to have a conversation with the young men about Yom Kippur.

opening new year trip

Right after our pupils arrived at the academy, they embarked on an exciting opening trip! They traveled to Nahal HaKibbutzim, an enjoyable water route. The students swam, played in the water, and got to know one another. In the evening, they arrived at Mitzpe Nadav, located near the community of Tel Teomim, where they ate …

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Rav Shlomo And The Secret of Dreams

The rabbinical staff imparts their Torah insights with diverse styles and reasoning and the students quench their thirst with the various fragrances.  The Mechina successfully combines Torah, work, productivity and creativity, which are all immersed in the enchanting scenery. Rav Shlomo, the Rav of the Mechina is engaged in discussion with the students about the …

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The Torch Race

Students from Maskyot participated in the 8km race in memory of Rechavam Zeevi z”l. The race was in the Jordan Valley, a place that was very close to Zeevi’s heart. Gandi, a nickname of Rechavam’s, was an Israeli general and politician who loved the people and land of Israel. Unfortunately he was assassinated on October …

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Maskyot’s Students Bring Joy to the Elderly

During Hannukah, students from Maskyot visited an old age home in Beit Shean. They sang, danced and brought immense holiday joy to the elderly while experiencing firsthand the importance of volunteer work and reaching out to the community.  Participation in diverse activities and community life develops their sense of responsibility towards their surroundings.

A Visit To Hammam el-Malih

The students who live in the Maskyot Pre-Military Mechina participate in the study, enrichment and experiential programs that are personally suited for them and assimilate values such as love of the land. At Maskyot, it is important to instill in the students the love of the land of Israel and this is reinforced by the …

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Renovation of Beit Midrash

The Beit Midrash is the heart and soul of Maskyot and is a center for finding deep roots in Israeli heritage which broadens the students’ values perspective and strengthens beliefs, national vision and concerns for the future of the nation of Israel in the holy land. It is located in a transportable structure measuring 70 …

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Furnishing The Dorms

At present 7 prefabricated concrete buildings (“Ashkubiot”) dating back many years, from the time Maskyot served as an army outpost, fill the function of dormitories for the pupils. In each building there are 3 very small bedrooms, each sleeping 3 students and a minimal bathroom facility – a shower and a toilet for all 9 …

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