Yoni Jesner Award

Yoni Jesner was an inspirational 19-year old youth leader and role model from Glasgow who was tragically killed in a suicide bombing on a bus in Tel Aviv on the 19th September 2002.

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The Yoni Jesner Award is named after and dedicated to the memory of this young man who was committed to volunteering. It rewards young people aged 11-14 for time they spend making a difference to their community. 

This Award honours the efforts of students who complete regular voluntary work. It introduces Jewish young people to community involvement thus making a difference to people's lives. It teaches responsibility, awareness and appreciation of the values that Yoni held dear.

There are two different Yoni Jesner Awards: one for completing 20 hours of volunteering and the Yoni Jesner Plus Award for completing 50 hours.

You could be:

  • Making window displays in a charity shop
  • Interviewing survivors for the World Jewish Relief Survival Campaign
  • Helping at a farm
  • Baking bread as part of Challah for Hunger

...and so much more!!

 

For all the information you need about our range of interesting, fun, innovative and rewarding volunteering awards for young Jewish people of all ages please email evolve@jlgb.org or call 020 8989 5743 today!

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