Nachshon took the mission upon itself to create an educational institute for promoting social leadership based upon values, care and commitment for the future of the Israeli society. This vision is being realized constantly: the operation of Nachshon and the engagement of new students each and every year maintain the vitality, creativity and innovation necessary for leadership oriented education among youths.
Nachshon was the first Israeli Mechina. It created, and continues to nurture, a new kind of young leadership in the Israeli Society. Its graduates, male and female, secular and religious, coming from varied backgrounds, come out of the educational process with a solid Jewish-Israeli identity, Instilled with values and a sense of mission. They seek to influence their society in accordance with their individual tendencies. The graduates of Nachshon strive, in their unique and individual ways, to improve their society and environment. School headmasters, teachers, military commanders, instructors and counselors, political, social or environmental activists, artists – these are just a few examples of graduates’ involvement. Doing so, they express the way of Nachshon: Taking responsibility while maintaining an approach based on values.
The experience of Nachshon combines a multidisciplinary learning program with community social action, excursions and field trips throughout the country, physical and mental preparation for a meaningful military service in the IDF, the nurturing of a solid Jewish-Israeli identity and empowerment of the individual and group. The educational process is accompanied by a large and diverse team of teachers, counselors and lecturers, and is managed by professional educational academics, with instructional and military-command experience.