Tzevet Spotlight

With: Yoni Merkin | Mazkir Galil, Los Angeles



Current role in Bnei Akiva
Mazkir Galil

What is your first memory of Bnei Akiva?
My first memory of Bnei Akiva is going to snif as a little kid every Shabbat. 

Why do you think it’s so important to be involved in Bnei Akiva as a High Schooler?
I think it’s important to be involved in Bnei Akiva as it helps instill in yourself many values important to the rest of your life. 

Tell us your favourite Bnei Akiva experience?
My favorite Bnei Akiva experience is going on a two day hike with Bnei Akiva Raanana. 

Where is your dream place to live in Israel?
Jerusalem of course

What does Torah V Avodah mean to you?
To me Torah Vavodah means living your life with the Torah as your guide while working to help your community and people around you. 

Who would you rather be David Ben Gurion or Golda Meir?
David Ben Gurion because he has some nice hair. 

What one item is a must to pack for a Bnei Akiva Shabbaton?
Extra shoelaces for your tilboshet

Most meaningful Zionist/Jewish quote?
“כל הדר בחוץ לארץ כאילו עובד עבודת כוכבים״ – ketubim 110:

What is your aliyah date?