בינה בפייסבוק בינה באינסטגרם צרו קשר עם בינה במייל

What I Learned in My First
Five Months at BINA MITF Tel Aviv+

My time on BINA MITF has hit its halfway point. BINA provides its MITF cohort the unique

experience of moving to a new city. I started my experience on MITF teaching in Beit Shean.

The time that I spent in Beit Shean has taught me so much. I came into this year saying that

teaching was one of the last things that I wanted to do with my life. But after the experience I had in Beit Shean, I discovered a real love and joy from being an educator. It was an experience that taught and showed me a lot about myself. 

Beit Shean is a very small city that does not have much to do within it, especially for a secular Jewish twenty three year old from America. What I was able to find there was a more than welcoming host family that has truly made me feel like a new member of their extended family, and the opportunity to understand and discover more about myself. 

I am incredibly thankful to have had such an amazing experience in my periphery city. I am even more thankful that I am able to take what I learned and discovered about myself from the last five months to the next five months that I will be spending living in Tel Aviv. After only one week living in Tel Aviv I can already feel how my time in Beit Shean and at BINA MITF has prepared me for a new school, new city, and a new five months on MITF.

Max Kopla, BINA MITF Tel Aviv+ Fellow

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