Manhigut coincides with the traditional Year Course programme, offering Jerusalem studies, Negev Israeli Experience and Community Impact in Bat Yam. Each component features extended opportunities for volunteering, learning, and cultural enrichment related to leadership.
Manhigut is the track which is designed to develop and nurture the future leaders of FZY and the Jewish community. It is aimed at those participants who want to put a specific leadership emphasis on their year in Israel, to engage in hadracha opportunities both on Year Course and beyond and to be part of a group.
No prior knowledge or leadership experience is needed in order to be a participant in this programme - only the motivation and passion to be a leader and the willingness to immerse in all programming and activities.
Overall Programme and Goals
- To develop the leadership skills of the participants in order to prepare them for their return into the British Jewish Community.
- To give the participants the necessary Israel advocacy tools needed for campus and everyday life in Britain.
- For the chanichim to lead projects throughout the year as part of a training process for their development.
- To provide the participants with leadership opportunities throughout the year.
For the chanichim to increase their general Israel, Zionist and Jewish knowledge and the hadracha skill-set.
- To forge a strong group identity of motivated and passionate people.
No special Hebrew level is required.
What is special about Manhigut?
- Additional Hadracha training throughout the year
- Through a series of mini-hadracha courses, develop your leadership skills in a specialised area of your choosing.
- Including: drama, games, child psychology, leading a discussion, Israeli Dance, issues and isms, public speaking and many many more.
- Have additional opportunities to practice the hadracha skills you have been taught and lead activities and excursions for each other.
- The opportunity to be on Va’adot (committees) and lead other Year Coursers and Israelis in exciting projects
- Don’t just follow the crowd, but be the people taking the lead in a social activism project, or a magen campaign or a tzedaka initiative.
- Plan and organise sessions, weekends, tekkesim (ceremonies), tiyulim and more for the group.
- Design and make your Yearbook, have an integral role in many other projects.
- To be part of a motivated group with a strong group identity
- Through the weekly Zman Manhigut sessions, in addition to other times throughout the year, be a part of a group which is passionate, creative, ideological and fun with a strong bond and group identity which will never break.