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In the unique Eye 2 Israel educational project, the students of the ORT Israel Network share their experiences of growing up in Israel and strive to maintain the positive image of the country in the eyes of site visitors all around the world. The students write on the project website in English and other languages, reacting to recent events, the Arab – Israeli conflict, the achievements of Israeli athletes, scientists, artists and more. They also contact other teenagers around the world and discuss their lives in Israel, invite discussion on social networks and websites and bring new people into the project.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
A new umbrella group, Lapid Israel, formed in 2008, aims to bring a high level of organization, publicity and public funding to bringing younger Diaspora Jews - those still in high school - on educational trips to Israel. The 24 organizations represented by Lapid bring some 15,000 high-school-age Jewish youths to Israel on formal programs each year. Lapid aims to become as successful as its best-known cousins, Birthright-Israel – Taglit, and MASA, private initiatives funded jointly by Israel, philanthropists, the Jewish Agency and others.
Updated: Dec. 01, 2009
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School is proud to announce the online publication of Meorot - A Forum of Modern Orthodox Discourse. Formerly known as The Edah Journal, the journal has become one of the most widely-read and influential publications in the Jewish world. The Tishrei 5770 edition of the Journal is dedicated to Modern Orthodox Education.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2009
The ORT Belgrano and Almagro schools are large Jewish technical junior high and high schools in Buenos Aires providing state of the art science and technological education along with a mandatory Jewish studies curriculum. The high academic level of the schools attracts many students who otherwise might not have experienced a Jewish education. These pluralistic, Jewish institutions whose attractiveness lies in the extraordinary academic opportunities they provide could serve as a model for making Jewish education appealing to unengaged Jewish families in other communities.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
Hundreds of schools across England are to become specialist centers of Holocaust education under a national scheme launched recently. The plan, which will be rolled out in 300 schools, forms part of the new £1.5 million Holocaust education program run by London University’s Institute of Education. The Holocaust Education Development Program (HEDP) will provide extensive specialist training for 3,500 teachers - one from every secondary in England.
Updated: Aug. 02, 2009
Havaya International is a 5 week long opportunity to travel like a local in both Israel and across the United States, while making a positive difference in our global village. Made up of eighteen American teens and eighteen Israeli teens, going into 10th-12th grade, Havayaniks will spend two and a half weeks traveling throughout Israel with local Israelis from the 92nd Street Y's sister city in Ramat Hasharon and two and a half weeks in the U.S. getting the opportunity to share their lives with their Israeli counterparts.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2009
This intensive, two-year program, sponsored jointly by JUF News and the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago, combines history and politics with hands-on training in writing and public speaking. It is open to 25 exceptional high school juniors (as of fall 2009) who love Israel; who write and speak well, can commit to a 2-year extracurricular program in Israel and advocacy; and are ready for an extraordinary trip to Israel that goes beyond tourism to active engagement in the issues.
Updated: May. 20, 2009
SciTech is a well established science and technology research camp organized and hosted each summer by the Center for Pre-University Education at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The 3 week program for gifted high school students combines scientific research with a program of cultural and social activities.
Updated: Mar. 01, 2009
Pursuing its goal to provide equal opportunities through education, 'College for All' identifies and locates children and youth at risk with high learning potential, and provides them with support and tools to enable them to realize their inherent potential and by encouraging them to acquire higher education and become leaders in their communities. The uniqueness of the 'College for All' program is in its comprehensive and systematic approach to the child’s world, its commitment to support the children for a period of 10 to 11 years, and the intensity of its activities.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009
Areyvut enables Jewish youth to infuse their lives with the core Jewish values of chesed (kindness), tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (social action). A non profit organization established in 2002, Areyvut offers Jewish day schools, educators, synagogues and community centers unique opportunities to empower and enrich youth by creating innovative and meaningful programs that make these core Jewish values a reality.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008