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Are you a Jewish educator looking for engaging ways to teach Judaic studies? BimBam is excited to announce their first-ever online professional development course just for you! They will take you step by step through the animation process. It’s free and self-paced so you can take the course whenever and wherever.
Updated: Jun. 06, 2018
Since 2007, Hebrew language charter schools – publicly-financed K-8 schools teaching Modern Hebrew to religiously, linguistically, and culturally diverse students – have emerged in cities across the United States. This article analyzes the contested notion of language ownership by exploring a set of discussions in over 75 articles in the American Jewish press about Hebrew charters. This article demonstrates how anxieties about communal production and reproduction are traceable through the circulated discourses about Hebrew learning.
Updated: Dec. 09, 2015
Students Perform The Mitzvah of Posterity in Recording Holocaust Survivor Testimony in Yeshiva University High School Project ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Project
Each Holocaust survivor’s story is as unique as a snowflake, every testimonial a vital contribution to history. And, as in the case of the program “Names, Not Numbers” in which elderly survivors relate their first-hand accounts to high school volunteers, the survivors are assured that their own history is now personal for a new generation. Founded by Tova Rosenberg, the Yeshiva University High School’s oral history project teaches students about the Holocaust through hands-on research, filming, and editing. But more than that, the program instills the students with a sense of duty. As the last generation who will personally meet survivors and World War II veterans, they have become their memory keepers.
Updated: Sep. 16, 2015
This article develops a menu of media studies orientations for teaching Israel to Americans. It explores distinctive aspects of media studies, the relevance to Israel education of the work of Marland and applies the orientations through case studies of the Israeli television series Be-Tipul and Hatufim and their American adaptations, In Treatment and Homeland.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
'Eyes on Israel', CAMERA’s middle school and high school curriculum offers an exciting approach to learning about Israel, the Middle East and journalism, by focusing on media coverage of current events and relevant history. CAMERA is pleased to announce the second edition of' Eyes on Israel', which will be available in August 2012.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012
CAMERA - The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America has begun to send out periodic “Eyes on Israel Updates” to recipients of the 'Eyes on Israel' curriculum. These updates connect lesson plans in the existing curriculum to new articles and insights from CAMERA’s home Web site and its blog, 'Snapshots', as well as other sources. The updates relate to the ongoing problems of the world’s news media in reporting accurately from and about the Jewish state.
Updated: Feb. 04, 2010
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