Birth to Bagrut

A U.S.-Israel Social Network

Westechester Hebrew students find much
in common with Ethiopian Israelis during visit here
on program to boost youth success rate.

11/16/2010
Special To The Jewish Week

 It turns out that some things really are universal.

When a delegation of four young Ethiopian-Israelis from Rehovot recently visited Westchester Hebrew High School in Mamaroneck, any initial awkwardness or formality soon dissolved when the groups began talking about dating and socializing, where to find the best falafel in Israel, malls, television shows, and, of course, Facebook.

Ethiopian students from Israel, part of the Birth to Bagrut program meet Westchester students.
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