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Next up is @sarahhaddasah from the Bay Area! Name: Sarah Hometown: Oakland, California What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel? I’m excited to experience the culture, food and beauty of Israel and meet new people! What is one fun/little known fact about you? I love to cook! What is something you accomplished recently that you’re proud of? Me and my friends recently went on a 10 day road trip and I was proud of us for being so independent. What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot? I’m hoping to gain new insight into myself and learn more about Israel and Judaism. #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #gomeorot #seminary #gapyear #gapyearlife #torahstudy #israelgapyear

Next up … @elina.a.b Name: Elina Babay Hometown: Los Angeles I’m most excited about getting to explore Israel and meet new people Fun fact: I have a service dog named Chewie. I just finished my fist semester in college. I’m hoping to further my connection with Judaism and learn about the philosophy behind Judaism. #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #meorotyerushalayim #seminary #torahlearning

Last student for the week is @pninabaron31 ☺️ Name- Pnina Baron Home town- London What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel? I’m excited to make new friends and experience the different lifestyle out in Israel as well as the new environment of sem as it will be a different environment. I’m excited to experience sem and see what it’s going to be like and to enjoy every minute of it. What is one fun/ little known fact about you? I love pickles and I enjoy working out. What is something you accomplished recently that your proud of? I accomplished getting a job and I am proud of it. What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot? I am looking to gain more learning and understanding about the different things about Judaism and build lasting friendships. #gomeorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2022 #seminary #semlife #israel #israelgapyear #gapyearisrael #jerusalem #travelabroad #studyabroad #torahstudy #torahlife #torah #weloveisrael #jewish #judaism

Next up - Sarah Quintero! Name: Sarah Quintero Hometown: Irvine, California What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel? Getting to know new people and having new experiences. What is one fun/little known fact about you? I love dancing! What is something you accomplished recently that you are proud of? I graduated high school!!! What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot? I am hoping to gain a deeper understanding of Judaism. #gomeorot #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2022 #seminary #israel #israelgapyear #gapyearisrael #gapyear #gapyearlife #weloveisrael #jerusalem #torahstudy #torah #torahlife

Next up… @elsa_petel, Meorot’s first ever student from France! Name: Elsa Petel Hometown: Orsay, France What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel? Learning about our heritage and connecting to the land and to the people of Israel 🇮🇱 What is one fun/little known fact about you? I am addicted to olive oil… What is something you accomplished recently that you’re proud of? I am proud that despite the familial, societal, and academic pressure I felt, I decided to put an end to my exile and follow my own path. What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot? I hope to learn how to live as a Jew in my daily life, but also to get a more holistic understanding of our Torah and of the meaning of History. Last but not least, I hope to meet lots of amazing new people and build lasting friendships! #gomeorot #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2022 #gapyear #israelgapyear #gapyearlife #gapyearisrael #seminary #semlife #israel #jerusalem #torah #torahstudy #torahlife

Our next class of 2022’er on this fine Sunday is … @edenrefouaa Name: Eden Refoua Hometown: Plano/Dallas TX What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel? I’m very excited about making new friends and getting inspired especially because I’ll be in a different environment and have a unique lifestyle for a year. What is one fun/little known fact about you? I love geography and I’m good with directions. What is something you accomplished recently that you’re proud of? Not giving up to spend a year in Israel. What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot? I’m hoping to gain more of an understanding in terms of different aspects on why Judaism teaches things that can be hard to comprehend, also to find different parts of myself I haven’t seen before, and lastly making connections/friendships with people I can learn from and inspire.

As we did last year, throughout the summer, we’re going to introduce the Meorot Class of 2022! I’m excited to begin with … drum roll please … @izzybizzy8679 Name: Izzy Adler Hometown: Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦 What are you most excited about spending the year in Israel?: Making new friends and learning what it means to be a Jewish woman in the Jewish state. What is one fun/little known fact about you?: I have a twin brother! 👫 What is something you accomplished recently that you’re proud of?: Graduating High School! 👩‍🎓 What are you hoping to gain from this year at Meorot?: To become the best version of my proud Jewish self! #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2022 #gomeorot #seminary #gapyear #gapyearlife #gapyeartravel #israelgapyear #gapyearisrael #israel #jerusalem #soexcited #torah #torahstudy #bestfriends #studyabroad

We’re already missing our 2021 graduates! Drop a comment on what you miss the most about Meorot! #gomeorot #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #seminary #semlife #gapyear #israelgapyear #israel #harnof #weloveisrael #bestfriends #torah #torahstudy #torahlife #studyabroad #friendsforlife #studyinisrael

MEOROT reached its goal of $100k!! THANK YOU for being a part of this and if you’d still like to give, we at the Meorot headquarters will be awake and accepting donations, trying to reach $120k!! #wemadeit #thankyou #wecouldntdoitwithoutyou #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #gomeorot #torah #torahstudy #torahlife #gapyear #gapyearlife #studyinisrael

Blue team ready to go ALL NIGHT to raise $100k for Meorot! Link in bio if you’d like to join us! #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #letsgo #wecandoit #donatenow #linkinbio #studyabroad #israelgapyear #gapyear #gapyearlife #payitforward

Thank you so much Beatie Deutsch, @marathonmother for coming to inspire Meorot with your INCREDIBLE journey and inspire us to push past our limits with our upcoming fundraising campaign!!!! We are so excited to cheer you on! #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #marathonmother #inspiration #gapyear #studyabroad #israelgapyear #torahlife #torahstudy #welovetorah #judaism #jewishinspiration #israelinstagram

We love Israel! #israel #yomyerushalayim #israelinstagram #gapyear #gapyearlife #studyabroad #yerushalayim #weloveisrael #meorot #meorotyerushalayim #meorotclassof2021 #seminary #parade #israelparade #semlife

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