Criteria

To qualify for the 2021 Y2I December Trip for High School Seniors, 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 senior in high school as of September 1, 2021.
  1. Live in Lappin Foundation’s service area*, be a member of a temple in Lappin Foundation’s service area*.

*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.

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