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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
The new Hebrew Summer Language Institute at University of VA between June 1 - Aug. 3, 2012 provides students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew with an intensive, highly accelerated language learning environment. Following the Rapid Language Acquisition model of the SLI, students in the Hebrew program cover the equivalent of four semesters of language instruction, receive 12 credits upon graduation, and fulfill the language requirement at the University of Virginia, and many other colleges and universities.
Updated: Mar. 21, 2012
There has not to date been an attempt to conceptualize the campus specific situation for Israel in the United States or craft an overarching strategy for how to deal with it. Based on significant research (including surveys of students, campus professionals, and faculty), this document intends is to fill this gap in order to assist the leadership and staff of the pro-Israel campus network and the wider Jewish community in developing a set of generally agreed upon principles.
Updated: Feb. 29, 2012
The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Fellowship Program. 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 Book Center staff. Fellows provide content for existing programs and spearhead new projects.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
The Steiner Summer Program at the Yiddish Book Center offers college students a tuition-free, seven-week immersion in Yiddish language and culture. The goal of the program is to provide a new generation with Yiddish language literacy and substantive knowledge of the history, literature, and culture of Jews in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) announced a three-year pilot project to have CCNMTL support JTS faculty in the purposeful use of technology and new media in teaching and learning.
Updated: Dec. 06, 2011
Since 2007, The Open University of Israel has been converting many of its textbooks to a digital format and making them available to students and others online. In the 2010-2011 academic year the University began a pilot project, making two digital textbooks for ebook readers available to students. In the 2011-2012 academic year, students will be using iPads to work with their digital textbooks.
Updated: Nov. 10, 2011
Rabbi Hershey Novack, campus rabbi and director of Chabad on Campus in the St. Louis area, raises some ideas for parents to help university students – their children – maintain a connection to Judaism by setting an example of Jewish involvement and by partnering with the agencies that bring Jewish life directly to young people.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2011
Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden One Year Fellowships in Jewish Studies 2012-2013
Registration is now open for the Paideia One Year Jewish Studies Program which offers a unique international Jewish studies experience during eight months in Stockholm, Sweden with the possibility of completing a Master in Jewish Civilizations degree at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien in Heidelberg, Germany.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2011