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This essay reviews the Applications section of the International Handbook of Jewish Education published in 2011.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2012
Yoav Friedman writes in Ynet about US families making Aliya to Israel in order to provide affordable Jewish education for their children. ' With Jewish school tuition fees per child reaching $20,000 a year, many families prefer to make aliyah and get free education. We met some of them onboard Nefesh B'Nefesh flight carrying 250 new olim to Israel.'
Updated: Jul. 26, 2011
The authors report on their examination of National ICT Programs implemented by the Israeli Ministry of Education over the last decades. In the last thirty years we have witnessed the announcement of a dozen national information and communication technology (ICT) programs for the Israeli K-12 education system. This study reviews these national programs in an attempt to identify trends in the perception of the role of ICT’s in the education system.
Updated: May. 03, 2011
Israel Education Ministry Budgets NIS 19 Million to Establish a High School Program Combining Core Classes with Religious Studies for 500 Haredi Teenagers
Haaretz reports that the Israeli Education Ministry plans to include 500 Haredi teenagers in a technology matriculation program in the next school year. The program will combine core classes with religious studies, and is intended for 15- to 16-year-old boys who have dropped out of yeshivot. The ministry is budgeting NIS 19 million to set up 20 classes at high schools around the country. Over the next few days, the ministry will be calling on local authorities and education networks to submit candidates to take part in the program. Schools will be chosen based on criteria set by the ministry, which will give them an extra budget to absorb the new students.
Updated: Apr. 11, 2011
In 1999, JESNA co-created a series of guidebooks for Jewish education leaders called Israel in Our Lives. Each guidebook in the series is intended for a different setting in North American Jewish education, from early childhood education, to Central Agencies, to camping, adult education, and more. JESNA is thrilled to share the good news that this series is now freely available for download in the Sosland Online Resource Center. JESNA invites you to explore and share these resources with your colleagues and constituents.
Updated: Apr. 11, 2011
The online Hebrew database of Israeli schools displays information about Israeli educational institutions along with related information from the Ministry of Education, from the institution as well as from local municipalities in order to provide as complete a picture of the institution as possible.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2011
In this article, Esther Feldman of The Lookstein Center shares the history and development of The Lookstein Center’s Remote Teacher program, and presents what Lookstein learned from its experience about conducting successful video-conferencing classes.
Updated: Feb. 01, 2011
The views of Jewish education articulated by Rosenzweig in his essays ,“It is Time” and in “The Opening of the Lehrhaus”, are quite different. So different, in fact, that an account of how one mind can produce such different accounts is necessary. Following the lead of a 1950's popular television quiz show, the authors ask “Will the Real Franz Rosenzweig Please Stand Up?” The authors end by exploring how the tensions within Rosenzweig's educational thinking can yield new insights into the contemporary challenges of Jewish education.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2010
A new Israeli Government program will see Arabic language classes made compulsory in Israel's schools, starting from the fifth grade. Beginning this year as pilot initiative in 170 public and religious-public schools in northern Israel, the scheme will eventually be adopted across the country.
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010
The Avi Chai Foundation is offering a grant for start-up costs for schools that are introducing the TaL AM curriculum of Hebrew language and Jewish heritage into their programs or extending their use of TaL AM in the 2010-2011 school year. This is a unique opportunity for schools that do not currently utilize TaL AM,but wish to adopt it, to get support for one-time cost for materialsand teacher training.
Updated: Jun. 15, 2010