2023 Y2I Recommendation Form (Name of Teen) has applied to participate in the 2023 Robert I. Lappin Youth to Israel Adventure (Y2I). Y2I includes pre and post trip meetings and an 12-day educational travel program in Israel. Your recommendation is one of a number of criteria by which applicants will be evaluated. Recommendation forms are accepted from individuals, such as teachers, coaches, counselors, or employers, who have known the applicant for at least six months. Forms from applicant’s friends or family members will not be accepted. The recommendation form is due by December 6, 2022. The success of the program depends upon each teen’s level of responsibility, emotional maturity, ability to function in a group, and positive attitude. We rely upon your judgment and evaluation of the applicant. Your candid responses are greatly appreciated. YOUR ANSWERS WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. If you have questions, please contact Sharon Wyner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-565-4450. Thank you. Teen's Name: Name of person completing this form: Your Email Address: Title and your organization’s name: Phone Number: 1. How long have you known the applicant? 2. How do you know the Applicant? 3. Please rate the Applicant in the following areas by checking the boxes: Emotional maturity HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Responsibility level HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Ability to relate and interact with peers in a positive manner HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Ability to function under pressure HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Ability to tolerate and handle stress HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Level of functioning in a group setting, team work HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Level of initiative HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Level of class participation HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown Attitude toward studying and accepting new ideas HighAverageBelow AverageUnknown 4. List two of the Applicant’s strengths: 5. List two of the Applicant’s weaknesses: 6. What do you think will be the Applicant’s most important contribution to the program? 7. What do you feel will be the Applicant’s main difficulties on this type of trip? Additional comments Please feel free to attach a letter with additional comments (Acceptable file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png) Enter Your Name (Digital Signature): By checking this box I confirm the information on this form is true to the best of my knowledge. Δ QuickLinks Application Checklist Frequently Asked Questions Sample Itinerary Keep up to date with our FREE programs! Name Email Address Submit Support Youth to Israel Adventure (Y2I) Your tax-deductible donation helps to fund programs that are enhancing Jewish identity across generations.