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A new institute has launched to advance the study of modern Israel in the United States and around the world. The independent, non-partisan Israel Institute will support scholarship, teaching and research in an array of academic and cultural disciplines—including history, politics, international relations, economics, society, culture, art and literature—to foster deeper, more multi-faceted knowledge of modern Israel.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2013
The Yeshiva University Institute for University-School Partnership's Legacy Heritage YUTeach Fellowship has been established to address the need for more dynamic and inspired educators by identifying Judaic Studies teachers who have the desire and capacity for professional development and provide them with the opportunity to leverage their own experience and collective learning with experts in the field. Judaic studies teachers who have been working in the field for a minimum of two years, and have been nominated by a school leader, may apply until March 15, 2013.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2013
Spend the 2013 summer at Nishma at the JTS Beit Midrash; immerse yourself in Hebrew and Torah study, and help create a more engaged and more knowledgeable future for yourself and for the Jewish people. Nishma is the only North American summer Talmud program that integrates university-level Hebrew study with intensive beit midrash-style learning of Talmud.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013
Dina Kraft writes about dozens of young Israeli envoys who are aggressively pushing engagement with all things Israel on North American college campuses as Hillel Israel Fellows
Updated: Feb. 03, 2013
Ask Herzl, a project of the Israel on Campus Coalition, is a central hub for ready-to-run Israel programming, a venue to share best practices in the form of How-To Guides, and a place to search for the right speakers for Israel events. It also connects students and professionals around the country who are working on similar initiatives and facing similar challenges to collaborate and share ideas and best practices. Users will be able to submit resources for the Israel community to see, share, critique, and “like.”
Updated: Nov. 04, 2012
The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2013-2014 Fellowship Program! Application deadline: January 4, 2013. The Fellowship Program offers talented young college graduates who are passionate about Yiddish language and culture the opportunity to spend a year as full-time Yiddish Book Center staff, learning new skills and deepening their own knowledge of Yiddish language, literature, and culture.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2012
The Steiner Summer Yiddish Program at the Yiddish Book Center offers college students a tuition-free, seven-week exploration of Yiddish language and culture. The program runs from June 9-July 26, 2013. The 2013 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program is open to all full-time college students under the age of 26, who are either at the beginning or in the second year of their Yiddish language studies.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2012
The Jewish Agency for Israel has bolstered the ranks of its campus emissaries for the 2012-2013 academic year. There are now 56 Israel Fellows on 70 North American campuses (including five in Canada), up from 50 Fellows last year. Trained and recruited by The Jewish Agency, these Fellows help students connect to the Jewish State and respond to anti-Israel activity.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2012
Further expanding on the services available to Jewish students worldwide and those studying abroad, the Chabad on Campus International Foundation recently announced that Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries would soon be opening new European campus operations. The new centers in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and other countries will offer programming such as Torah classes, Sabbath meals and holiday services in the local language.
Updated: Jul. 10, 2012
Drisha’s five-week Summer Institute program is an exceptional learning experience for women of all ages and backgrounds from around the world who want to explore topics in Jewish learning and improve their textual skills. The program runs in NYC from July 2- August 3, 2012. It is possible to sign up for July Learning Institute courses on a part time basis.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012