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Israeliness, a new program sponsored by Dor Chadash USA and the 92nd Street Y, launched in September, is aimed at Israeli parents who are living in the Diaspora but want to give their children a Jewish and Israeli identity. Israeliness activities are geared for children from birth to age 6, usually revolving around Jewish holidays and other Jewish themes expressed in music, arts and crafts, storytelling and play.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2008
The Jerusalem Municipality Tourism Authority has made walking tours of Jerusalem enjoyable, friendly and free. Download one of the 12 audio guided tours, written by the authoritative Yad Ben Zvi Institute, print out the accompanying map and text files and begin the tour. The audio files can be played from an mp3 player using speakers or headphones, allowing the tour to be done at the desired pace.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
Israel experience trips—and Taglit-Birthright Israel trips in particular— increasingly include a substantial mifgash—an “encounter” between the Diaspora Jewish visitors and Israeli peers. The aim of the present report is to improve understanding of the formal and informal components of the mifgash, as well as the significance of the experience for North American and Israeli participants.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
The JAFI - Jewish Zionist Education content-rich website serves a diverse, worldwide audience - from senior professional educators to individuals seeking basic information - in five languages. It serves as a resource center for Israel-related issues with features such as 'Eye on Israel', which offers in-depth information on Israel's history, culture and society; Israel-Diaspora projects; and Jewish Time with quizzes, calendars and lifecycle insight.
Updated: Dec. 15, 2008
The David Project, a non-profit Israel education organization, invites university undergraduate and graduate students from across the US to attend a four-day Israel advocacy and leadership seminar at Boston University during August, 2009. The Campus Fellows program provides students with the scholarship, strategies and skills which define effective Israel activism on campus.
Updated: Dec. 14, 2008
On the Road to Statehood is a series of twenty web-based lessons, for middle-school students that focus on Zionist history from 1881 until November 29, 1947. Students experience this pivotal era in Zionist history through the eyes of ten characters, featured throughout the site, who tell their own historically relevant stories. These stories engage the students and help make the historical periods come alive for them.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
JerusalemOnline is the first video news update from Israel in English sent directly by e-mail on a daily basis. These short, to-the-point video clips are provided by Channel 2 News one of Israel's leading television news sources. The video clips are provided for free with small advertisements accompanying them to cover expenses. A good way to keep up to date about Israel news, life and culture.
Updated: Nov. 20, 2008
CAMERA (The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) announces a new, free media curriculum,'Eyes on Israel,' for students in grades 7-12. The Curriculum was created to help students develop a critical approach towards what they see, read and hear about Israel and the Middle East in the media.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
An even-handed, balanced article on the Taglit - Birthright Israel program, its effects on participants bond to Israel and the Jewish people over time. The author also makes some suggestions for Birthright follow-ups which might intensify those effects and prolong them.
Updated: May. 20, 2008