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The Pardes Summer Curriculum Workshop is aimed at new Judaic Studies teachers of grades 4-12, combining professional development with Judaic learning in Jerusalem. The cost of tuition, housing, and most meals is provided by grants and contributions. It is open to Judaic Studies teachers in North American day schools, who have been teaching for one to five years who will continue to do so in the coming school year.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2011
Masa Israel Journey and the Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA) today announced the launch of the Lainer-Masa Israel Fellowship, a two-year program for Jewish young adults interested in careers in Jewish education. This joint venture will engage North American Masa Israel undergraduate university participants while in Israel and place them in a second year internship upon returning to their campuses.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2010
This study was commissioned by Masa Israel Journey to measure the efficacy of long term Israel programs for future Jewish involvement and affiliation. Its findings show that participation in semester or year programs in Israel is directly linked to stronger Jewish affiliation and leadership – regardless of the Jewish background growing up.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2010
Registration Opens for the MOFET JTEC Seminar in Israel for Spanish Speaking Diaspora Community Leaders – Summer, 2011
Registration has just opened for MOFET JTEC's special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish communities in the Spanish speaking world. It will focus on Jewish leadership models throughout Jewish history to the present, on the analysis of the participants' management styles, and on designing ways to promote the participants' role as community leaders now and in the future. During the two week seminar, the participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israelis such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more.
Updated: Nov. 15, 2010
MOFET - Teacher Education, Teaching and Information & Communication Technologies (T&T and ICT) Israel Seminar
The MOFET Institute, which is involved in research and the professional development of teacher educators, and works toward the integration of communication and information technologies among the teacher educators and the decision makers in the field, invites you to participate in a unique study tour, which will include an introduction to The MOFET Institute, visits to teacher education institutions and institutions of higher education, trips to schools in which communication-based programs and online teaching are implemented, and an encounter with the Israeli hi-tech industry.
Updated: Nov. 14, 2010
The MOFET JTEC Leadership Seminar in Israel (June 21, 2011 – July 7, 2011) will deal with issues and models of Jewish leadership throughout the history of the Jewish people, up to the present time, examining the participants' management and leadership styles and helping them promote community leadership in the roles they are currently performing or will perform in the future.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2010
Moishe House, a growing network of subsidized communal residences for young Jewish adults, recently announced it would team up on Shabbat programming with Birthright NEXT, an initiative that helps the free Israel trip alumni deepen their engagement in Jewish life. Located in 20 North American communities, from Palo Alto to Philadelphia to Great Neck, Moishe Houses already host Friday night dinners regularly but directors hope to benefit from NEXT’s programming and extensive network of Birthright alumni.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2010
Eight of the US’s top universities will launch study-abroad programs in Israel in 2011 and 2012 as part of a new initiative to encourage study abroad and academic exchange here, the Jewish Agency announced recently. Currently, some 1,500 American university students study in Israel each year. The Masa program, which is part of the Jewish Agency, hopes to boost those numbers considerably so that one day they are on a par with places like London and Paris, where tens of thousands of young Americans go to spend a semester abroad each year.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2010
As summer was drawing to a close, 26 principals from the three Jewish education networks in the Former Soviet Union came together for an eight-day seminar, designed and implemented by the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, to strengthen their managerial and other skills.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2010
Jewish Agency and Genesis Philanthropy Group Hold International Summer Camp in Israel for Russian Speaking Youth from FSU and Israel
The Jewish Agency and the Genesis Philanthropy Group held an international summer camp, the Rimon Project, for Russian-speaking youth at the Nordiya Youth Hostel near Netanya from August 1-13. The camp, supported by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, is organized specially for young people ages 13-16 from different parts of the Former Soviet Union and from Israel.
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010