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Haviv Rettig Gur writes in a Jerusalem Post exclusive: After spending tens of millions of dollars in recent years to bring college-age Jewish youth on subsidized trips to Israel, the government and Jewish Agency are launching a major new effort to offer similar funding for high-schoolers. In recent days, the Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Ministry and the Jewish Agency have offered $2m. to the Lapid organization, an umbrella body of 27 trip providers for high school-age kids, to start a pilot funding mechanism that will offer financial assistance to Diaspora youth applying to Israel programs.
Updated: Jun. 27, 2010
The Curriculum Initiative is the premiere organization providing Jewish resources, student leadership opportunities, and cultural programming on independent high school campuses. It is the only organization specifically working with Jewish students and their friends at independent, non-Jewish high schools; a group comprised of tens of thousands of teens
Updated: Apr. 29, 2010
Israel Education Ministry introduces new version of geography matriculation exam which will see students use Google's aerial and satellite footage. Israeli high school students taking the upcoming geography matriculation exam will be allowed to use Google Earth instead of an old fashioned atlas.
Updated: Apr. 25, 2010
Areyvut is currently seeking high school and college interns for Summer 2010. The internship program will run from June 7 through July 23 with the option to stay on after the completion of the program. The program will take place in the Areyvut office located in Bergenfield, NJ. Schedule accommodations for high school students and others will be made as needed.
Updated: Apr. 22, 2010
Yeshivot Bnei Akiva has announced the launching of a low-cost, high-quality educational alternative to modern Orthodox day schools: a 3-year religious Zionist high school program in Israel for tenth through twelfth grade students from Diaspora communities. The program will be subsidized by the Ministry of Education Naale Program, and tuition will be approximately half of the average tuition for yeshiva high school education in the U.S., with scholarship assistance available for needy families.
Updated: Apr. 18, 2010
'adDRESSING Women's Lives', an innovative educational initiative at The Weber School in Atlanta, pairs students with senior women in an oral history project with an artful and cross-generational twist. After interviewing the women about their lives, students design dresses that reflect these women's silent, but very real impact on their families and communities. Spearheaded by Covenant Award recipient and educator Barbara Rosenblit, along with Sheila Miller, the school's arts educator, the program has attracted national attention for its educational value, uniqueness and effectiveness.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2010
Echoes and Reflections is a comprehensive 10-part curriculum on the Holocaust that uses visual history testimony from survivors and other witnesses and additional primary source documents, including maps, photographs, timelines, literature excerpts and other materials. Since its launch in July 2005, the program has reached more than 1.5 million students in 4,000 public, private and parochial schools in 43 states around the United States, and in Canada and Israel.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2010
This is the second in a series on people and places fostering commitment to Judaism and the Jewish people in the United States and elsewhere by Professor Jack Wertheimer of the Jewish Theological Seminary. In it he tells about Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) a supplementary high school in New Jersey whose students attend once a week, most on Sunday but others after a full day at their regular school.
Updated: Mar. 21, 2010
In a recent blog post on the blog of the Office of High School Programs at Brandeis University, Dvora Goodman, director of Genesis at Brandeis University, issued a call to both Jewish educators and parents to work together to make it clear to Jewish youth that Jewish education is a number one priority.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2009
The Center for Israel Education in Atlanta, GA will be holding a week - long professional development workshop on the history, culture and politics of Modern Israel for teachers of grades 5-12 this summer. During the workshop, teachers encounter new content material, create curriculum, review and learn new teaching strategies. By the end of the workshop, teachers are formed into teaching cohorts and have established exclusive internet linkages for sharing contemporary and future best practices. Teachers return to their schools with a substantial collection of media material, visual arts, and resource information.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009