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TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 Stories from the Field 4 Volunteer of the Week

6 Nice to Meet An article published this month in the Jerusalem Post and in ISRAEL21c. We are proud to be part of Israel's efforts to help bring our experiences to other countries around the world. Here's how we helped Serbia in building youth programs:

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Stories from the Field This is the third year we are running The Equalizer program in the Elementary School Vav in Tira. The team's study center is run by two students from Rupin College - Aya (in the picture) and Saja - on scholarship from the Israeli National Lottery, who are doing so far a great job with the young players.

In Nazareth Illit, the Golan School's team has a study center run by two talented students - Tzofit and Einav. They volunteer in partnership with the Emek Yizrael College, as part of their practicum in education. In this team activity, 6 female students are participating!

In anticipation of the first 7th-8th grade tournament in the central region, the Benjy Community Center’s team in Holon is preparing with lots of enthusiasm!

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 The Ilan Ramon School's team's study center run by Tammy and Adi, early education students at Achva College. In addition to their volunteer work with The Equalizer in partnership with the college, they are also interning at kindergartens.

In the Yerucham stadium, the first tournament of the year for 7th-8th graders in the southern region with middle schools participating from Sderot, Dimona , Segev Shalom, Mitzpe Ramon, Ar'ara, and, of course, from Yerucham.

Abas Swan, a legendary Israeli international footballer, at our Upper Galilee Region tournament. After presenting him with a certificate with thanks for his help to our organization, Swan kicked off one of the tournament games.

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

Volunteer of the Week Binyamin, Aviv and Lameskin. These three are doing their Volunteering "Gap Year" in Ma'alot and volunteer as tutors in the Rishonim School's study center through a scholarship from Merkaz Ma'aseh's Yachad Garin. They hope to give to society and volunteer in meaningful places in Ma'alotTarshicha. Guy Slama, the Western Galilee Regional Manager, said, "They come every week with a smile and an exceptionally generous spirit. The children in the school really love their time with them, and have bonded in such a way that it's fun witnessing it from the side. The volunteers, together with Anton the team's coach, are in constant contact with the Youth Futures and school staff. This creates a warm and embracing environment that helps advance them on the educational, behavioral, and sportive aspects." Marva Matmon. M arva studies Linguistic Teaching in college and is doing her internship at the Ohel Meir School in Afula as a substitute teacher. The school has two teams – one for 4th-5th graders and one for 6th graders – and she tutors in both study centers in partnership with the school. Marva shared: “It’s challenging at the end of a long day for the kids to continue to sit. My goal is for them to learn and enjoy the challenging activities in an experiential way. The kids are on all different levels, both emotionally and academically. I have found creative ways to strengthen all the individual needs.” Marva studied in the same school. Yossi, the Afula Regional Manager told us: “Marva is very professional on both the personal and social levels. It also is a tremendous asset that she works in the school.” Marva continued: “I am tutoring with the Equalizer b