Criteria

To qualify for 2021 Y2I, teen must:

  1. Be Jewish, consider themselves to be Jewish, and be raised exclusively in the Jewish faith (meaning not actively practicing another faith). The Foundation warmly welcomes teens of interfaith families to 2021 Y2I.  A significant percentage of teens, some years up to 40% or more, are from interfaith families. If you need further clarification, contact Sharon Wyner, at 978-565-4450 or swyner@lappinfoundation.org.  Out of respect for traditional Jewish beliefs, Messianic Jews do not qualify for the Y2I program.
  1. Be a sophomore or junior in high school as of September 1, 2020.
  1. Live in Lappin Foundation’s service area*, be a member of a temple in Lappin Foundation’s service area*, or be enrolled at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA.

*Lappin Foundation’s service area:  Amesbury, Beverly, Boxford, Byfield, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Merrimac, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham and West Newbury.

  1. Complete the 2021 Y2I program requirements.

Jewish teens who live outside of Lappin Foundation’s service area can pay to participate in 2021 Y2I.  Contact Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or swyner@lappinfoundation.org for more information.

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