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We are excited to announce that applications for the spring 2019 semester of The Nachshon Project are now open. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2018. The Nachshon Project, an endeavor of Legacy Heritage, cultivates future Jewish leaders by encouraging outstanding college students to pursue professional careers in service to the Jewish community. Fellows spend the second semester of their junior year of college, studying abroad tuition-free, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Together with a cohort of peers, Fellows are provided with an in-depth Israel education, an immersion in Jewish texts, exposure to a variety of Jewish beliefs, and a wider understanding of Jewish career opportunities.
Updated: May. 30, 2018
Legacy Heritage Fund is proud to announce the launch of The Dah Bear Hebrew language vocabulary learning program as an Android app. Dah Bear is a language tool which facilitates higher levels of Hebrew vocabulary mastery by students in day schools and supplemental schools across the United States.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
The Legacy Heritage Fund Announces a New Round Of SMART Board Grants as a Part of its SMART Board Project
Legacy Heritage Fund is pleased to announce the launch of a new round of the Legacy Heritage Fund SMART Board Project for Jewish day schools. The SMART Board Project will enable Jewish day schools to bring the power of SMART Board technology into their classrooms. Participating schools will receive one or more SMART Boards and staff training to achieve proficiency in the use of the equipment.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2013
The World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers (WCJCC), together with its partner organizations, is launching “Amitim-Fellows – A Global Leadership Network” – a three year program designed to develop a group of worldwide Jewish leaders who will bring the idea of Jewish Peoplehood to their communities and beyond. The program will engage and train a select group from 30 JCCs worldwide – ten from North America, ten from Israel, four from Latin America, three from Europe and three from FSU – to build new and innovative global partnerships.
Updated: Oct. 02, 2013
Legacy Heritage Fund is proud to announce the launch of the enhanced phase of Dah Bear, a free online tool which assists students in mastering Hebrew vocabulary. Dah Bear was released on a pilot basis at the end of the last academic year. Dah Bear contains over 1,200 word lists and is being used in the classrooms of more than 275 teachers in over 90 schools around the world.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2012
Legacy Heritage Fund is proud to share its newest effort to integrate technology into Jewish education: Dah Bear, a Hebrew language tool which will encourage higher levels of Hebrew vocabulary mastery by students. This dynamic new educational online tool is free of charge and intended for use by teachers and students in school and also at home. Teachers may easily submit their classroom word lists to the website so that students can review the words, reinforce their understanding and then test their comprehension.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2011
The Legacy Heritage Innovation Project is a non-denominational initiative to support synagogues which are creating new paradigms for congregational education, introducing systemic change through an integrated, family-based approach. It prioritizes projects which embed learning in the rhythm of Jewish living on Shabbat and chagim, engage parents and children in consistent learning and practice, link the different dimensions of Jewish living and foster collaboration and synergy within congregational life.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2009
Legacy Heritage Fund is proud to announce the launch of the Legacy Heritage Emergency Fund for Jewish Education. Consistent with the mission of Legacy Heritage Fund to support Jewish education, the Legacy Heritage Emergency Fund for Jewish Education will enable schools to assist families committed to Jewish education to keep their children in schools despite significant financial difficulties due to the current economic environment.
Updated: Jun. 09, 2009
Legacy Heritage Fund Smart Board Project is pleased to announce theavailability of the Smart Board Jewish Educational Database (SJED) toteachers and educators throughout the Jewish educational world.SJED contains a large and growing database of interactive Smart Boardlessons submitted by Jewish educators from across the United States.The database is searchable by topic, language, and grade and allowsusers to download Smart Board lessons that can be used or adapted forany school. Users may also submit a lesson for posting, subject toreview.
Updated: Jun. 07, 2009
Legacy Heritage Fund announces the launch of its Smart Board Project. Legacy Heritage Fund will partner with Jewish schools to make SMART Boards available to their students. Interested schools are invited to apply to participate in this project
Updated: Apr. 07, 2008