Articles of the week

Koolulam’s popularity has soared since it kicked off in Tel Aviv in April 2017, with Israelis jumping at the opportunity to come together with thousands of strangers — to sing. The NIS 40 ($11.50) tickets for recent Koolulam events have sold out in mere minutes. In under an hour, participants learn a three-part arrangement of a Hebrew or English song, and then perform it for a video to be shared on social media. Views of the videos reach into the hundreds of thousands, and millions in some cases.
In preparation of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Ji Tap’s game-creator tool has been updated with a special collection on Zionism and Israeli Culture. In the new creator packs, you can find key figures from the country’s founding history all the way to modern day history; Natan Sharansky, Golda Meir, Ilan Ramon, Chaim Nachman Bialik, Naomi Shemer and more. In addition to the collection of personalities and figures, our 70th Independence Day collection has been updated to make the production of digital games for the 70th anniversary easier and more enjoyable than it has ever been!
Join educational leaders from around the world for a unique, inspiring experience in teaching and learning Tanakh at Herzog College’s annual Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh to be held on July 15-19, 2018. A variety of course offerings in multiple languages, including classes in pedagogic methodology and field study will enable you to take advantage of Herzog College’s rich experience of inspiring educators.