Contributor Archives: Yona Prital

About Yona Prital

Yona Prital, a past recipient of the Excellency Award from the Jewish Agency, was the Central Shlicha for Habonim Dror North America. Yona holds a Masters degree in Education from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and is a graduate of the Mandel Institute for Leadership in Education. For twelve years, Yona was the Head of the Kibbutz Movement Education Department where she was the Kibbutz representative for the Israel Labor Party. Yona has returned to Israel and is living on Kibbutz Maale Hachamisha.

Dancing with Youngsters

By Yona Prital It’s Saturday night, and a group of young people stand in a circle. Together they sing the mythological song of Biyalik and Minkovski : “Hachama me’rosh ha’ilanot nistalka…” (“The sun is disappearing on the treetop…”). At Camp …

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