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TheEqualizer February 2017

MAGAZINE

TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 Stories from the Field 4 Volunteer of the Week 6 Nice to Meet

PICTURE OF THE MONTH

The picture of the month comes to us from the Furdeis town on the Mediterranean Sea, where the first tournament of the year for the Carmel Region took place together with schools from Haifa, Daliat el Carmel, Kiryat Haim, Jasr a-Zarka, Yokneam, and, of course, Furdeis. The picture was featured on our Instagram and Facebook.

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Stories from the Field In advance of the first tournament of the year for 7th-8th graders, which took place in Yerucham in the south, one team that has been preparing for the tournament is from Sderot, comprised of participants who all participated in the program in their elementary schools.

Despite the very stormy weather, the Darchei Noam School's team from Katzrin continues to hold practices to prepare for the next tournament in the Upper Galilee Region.

In preparation of our Central Region's opening tournament, none other than Gil, the principal of the Kfir School from Hatikva neighborhood in Tel Aviv, came to the school's football practice to emphasize the importance of fair play and not violence.

In picture: Opening Tournament Invitation

more Stories from the Field, follow us on Facebook Thursday, April 14th, 2016For in Afula

The Equalizer - Education on Top

Stories from the Field At the study center in the Eshkol School's team in Acco, Yana ran an especially interesting activity where each kid gets a piece of paper cut out in the shape of a fish and writes on it the good things his teammates said about him. The activity teaches that we all may be similar (like fish) but each person

This gorgeous shot comes from the Old City of Jerusalem. In the Old City's Muslim Quarter is the El-Omariya School's team - one of the most veteran and exciting teams of our program.

The first tournament of the year for our Western Negev Region took place, in partnership with teams from Beersheva, Rahat, Ashdod and, of course, Sderot. There were an additional 350 players from the Bekeffprogram, a Jewish youth movement from Argentina finishing their counselor-training program in Israel. Jonny, the Amakim Regional Manager, met with the kids and shared his aliya story with them. The mayor, Alon Davidi, hosting the tournament, welcomed all the participants and thanked them for being there. The mayor and the In picture: Argentinian kids also played with The Equalizer students on the pitch! Opening Tournament Invitation

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The Equalizer - Education on Top

Volunteer of the Week Mor Shimoni. Tutors in the study center at the Raziel School's team in Netanya. Mor, a student at Wingate Institute, told us: "When I met the team for the first time, I already saw a group of kids with a common goal, where each kids shows up as an individual, but also acts as a part of the team. The study center is another way to impart values in the children and mold their personalities, alongside the football which unites them and teaches them cooperation and perseverance." The Sharon Regional Manager, Omer Kleiman, explained his choosing Mor: "More comes from a sport background and it is apparent that she understands the importance of sport and education and how much it can contribute as a tool in developing children."

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Kanar Ibrahim. Tutors in the Aleph Elementary School’s study center in Maghar in our Heart of the Galilee Region. She is studying chemistry and biology high school education at the Arab Academic College for Education and is volunteering in her home town. Her volunteer work is in partnership with The Israeli National Lottery. Kanar shared her challenges in the study center: “Each kid comes from a different culture (Christian/Muslim) and