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As the academic year draws to a close, a group of girls from a high school in Milan, Italy will accomplish something unusual and opportune—acquire a diploma from the Israel Ministry of Education. The Te’udat Bagrut is the official Israeli matriculation certificate attesting to graduation from high school; it’s also a prerequisite for higher education in Israel. According to Rabbi Igal Hazan, director of administration and development at the Joe Nahmad High School in Milan—a Jewish institution run by Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Italy—the impetus for starting the program came, in part, from a desire to spend more time teaching Jewish history and traditions.
Updated: Jun. 12, 2014