Exactly 17 years ago two Israeli air force helicopters crashed into each other above Kibbutz Dafna in Israel’s North. Seventy three young men were killed. This is a full activity for teens and adults, built around a poem written by one of the fallen, Erez Stark, transformed into a moving rock song by Knisyat HaSechel.
Exploring the Hatikvah National Anthem for Yom Ha’atzmaut! This activity – for ages 15 to adult – explores what a national anthem is, how sacred it might be, and how it is created. This activity is full of examples from the United States. You might wish to rework it in other countries.