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תמונה של חבורת חניכים וחניכות מחייכים ומחובקים בכפר הנוער בן שמן

Our Stories

Nati Pelech's Mother - Graduate

"Everyday, I thank the almighty for the amazing path I traveled with my son. I decided to put it in writing this time ....


I have two sons that I am raising because I am divorced. They are four years apart and the eldest graduated with a matriculation certificate and this is the route I planned for both of them ... only that life does not always work as per the script we wrote ... "

תמונה של בית הספר בכפר הנוער בן שמן

“This place is a home without a doubt.
A house of dreams "

Danielle Aviv, Counselor


Nohar Lahav - Acting Counselor

"In the last ten months I have re-learned what it is to love. I longed for love that did not depend on anything, and towards the year 2009 I hoped that it would indeed come ... and it came, it came from the most real place, from a place I could not expect or imagine. In the last ten months I have learned what it means to guide youth, and also, what it means to be 'a bit of a mother' ... "

Danielle Aviv - Past Counselor

"Flooded with emotions, trying to sum up a long and so significant period and is not simple at all ...

I can not believe I am parting from something that was an integral part of me, my daily life, my constant thoughts, my everything during every hour, day and year for 7 years... days, nights, weekdays, Saturdays, holidays and vacations. 24/7... "

תמונה של שני עצים גבוהים בכפר הנוער בן שמן
תמונה של כיתת לימוד בבית הספר בכפר הנוער בן שמן

Noy Cohen Moshe - Middle School Coordinator

"I knew the Ben Shemen youth village by chance. Immediately after I was discharged from the army, I worked for a year in a nearby moshav as a youth coordinator. I always knew in my heart that I would like to work with teenagers, and the concept of working in a boarding program was a distant dream. Throughout the period I worked in the moshav, my students told me that I need to be in the Village..."

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