Youth meets Youth

The special interest of German – Israeli youth exchange on the background of historical responsibility and in the context of modernization and globalization today is admitted in both countries and documented in common regulations on bilateral exchanges, which you find written down in German and in Hebrew:

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When first conversations between colleagues from Hamburg and Ashdod began in 2006, there was no doubt: we wanted to establish youth exchanges between our two cities with the intention of cheering up relations.

In the time between 2008 and 2012 we realized 15 youth meetings in either of both countries. More than 100 youngsters from Ashdod visited Hamburg and more than 100 youngsters from Hamburg visited Ashdod. We find our groups curious to dive into a new world of experiences. Mutual understanding is growing as well as trust and friendship.

Currently Hamburg and Ashdod promote 4 youth partnerships:

Hamburg, July 2012