Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Monday, March 16th brought mock Israeli elections to Ma’ayanot, one day ahead of the actual elections in Israel.

In advance of the mock election, Ms. Sarah Gordon, Director of Student Activities, and members of Ma’ayanot’s Yamin Committee, Miriam Blum ‘15, Davida Respler ‘16 and Dina Fleyshmakher ‘15, decorated the atrium with political campaign posters to allow students to familiarize themselves with the candidates and their platforms. On Monday, Ms. Gordon spoke briefly about how the Israeli Knesset and Prime Minister are selected, and then students, dressed up as candidates, introduced themselves, showed campaign videos and gave brief campaign speeches.

Upon completion of the speeches, students went to numerous polling stations throughout Ma’ayanot to cast their votes.