Standing at the Crossroads
A Jerusalem-based NGO works to help at-risk teens find their way.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
December 30, 2016 12:51
Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski (left) with Crossroads executive director Robbie Sassoon during the opening talk at the December 12 conference.
(photo credit: ROBBIE SASSOON)
Israel is a hub for many gap-year programs – from educational or more volunteer-focused, to religious studies.Many of the young adults on these programs have needs that are not currently being met because program leaders and counselors don’t have the proper training or staff on hand to deal with situations like mental illness, addiction or trauma.
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