Y2I Letter of Recommendation (Name of Teen) has applied to participate in the 2020 Robert I. Lappin Youth to Israel Adventure (Y2I). Y2I is a yearlong program for Jewish teens, including pre and post trip meetings and a two-week educational travel program in Israel, which involves travel and study with American and Israeli teens. Your letter of recommendation is one of a number of criteria by which applicants will be evaluated. Letters of recommendation are accepted from individuals, such as teachers, coaches, counselors, or employers, who have known the applicant for at least six months. Letters from applicant’s friends or family members will not be accepted. The letter of recommendation is due by November 15, 2019 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: Relationship to applicant: How long have you known the applicant?: Phone Number: 1. How many years 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. QuickLinks Interest Form 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.