The Israel National Memorial Day for the assassination of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was marked with a variety of ceremonies, events and theme rooms in schools and boarding schools of the Society for Advancement of Education
On the 26th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, an exciting ceremony was held at Reut School with the participation of the students and the educational staff. During the day, students had the opportunity to listen to an inspiring lecture by Rabbi Michael Melchior, one of the school’s founders who detailed the story of the founding of Reut and its connection to Rabin’s assassination, along with significant classroom discourse, to mark State Remembrance Day.
At K.A.N. Community High School, State Remembrance Day 10th graders led the celebration. In addition to an invested and dignified ceremony, they delivered education classes to students from other school grades, along with a special exhibit on the murder, the days before it, and what we need to learn as a society from such a traumatic event.
At Inbar Leadership School for Girls a Tolerance Day was celebrated at which students learned new details about the story of the late Yitzhak Rabin and heard from Payney Sukenik, a groundbreaking female leader in ultra-Orthodox society, who started the day of tolerance by distributing cupcakes to neighborhood residents in order to spread free love.
At the Steinberg, ORT Netanya and Ein Carmit boarding schools, special theme rooms were set up that dealt with the essence of the day, in which the trainees participated in discussions about the murder, the incitement that preceded it and substantive questions about democracy, the bride and tolerance and more.
At Dror High School, the Prime Minister’s Remembrance Day was marked with “70 Faces – These and These Are the Words of a Living God” through the study of a beit midrashim and workshops on diversity, controversy, listening and respectful discourse.
At Boyar High School, the traditional ceremony was held in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, in collaboration with Himmelfarb High School. In order to express the views of the youth born years after the murder, the students of both schools prepared a special film in the style of “Sorry for the question”, in which the students were asked and answered important questions related to the subject.