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Susan Morrel, RJE

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A group of Heller High students, including the author's daughter in the front row all the way to the left

Just after Passover last year, my daughter, Shaina, a student at URJ Heller High at the time, returned from her home-stay with an Israeli family. Shaina described how she and the other teens stayed up late and talked about their plans after high school. The Israelis’ discussion of preparing to go into the army stood in sharp contrast to the North American teens preparing for college.

They spent hours sharing their perspectives on life; they explored their commonalities, their differences, their hopes and aspirations. During this late-night conversation, a seed was planted for...

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