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Over the next three months, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) volunteers will hike the 1,100 km Israel National Trail carrying Google Street View Trekker cameras to map the trail for future hikers and users. Two specially built cameras have arrived to Israel for this project. This project will create the longest trail ever photographed for Google Maps and the first one that stretches across the length of an entire country.
Updated: May. 12, 2015
Many kids complain about being stuck at school, but for some, like those laid up in the hospital for long periods, going to school is a privilege they can only wish for. To help kids who are long-term residents of Schneider Children’s Hospital in central Israel, electronics giant Samsung and Israeli e-book distributor E-vrit are teaming up to provide an educational experience that will allow them to keep up with their classmates.
Updated: Jan. 01, 2015
In a move that will dramatically expand the number of Jews in Israel, the US and around the globe connecting one-to-one online through substantive Jewish content, Project Zug – an online learning start-up – is moving in-house to Mechon Hadar.The initiative will now be called: “Project Zug: Connecting through Global Jewish Learning, powered by Mechon Hadar.” Founded two years ago by American rabbinical student – Benjamin Ross – and an Israeli educator – Hagit Bartuv, Project Zug has achieved considerable start-up success, pairing more than 200 people of diverse backgrounds for weekly online learning sessions.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2014
The Workmen’s Circle, which bills itself as “the largest provider of Yiddish language classes in the United States outside of academic institutions”, is now offering online Yiddish courses. They are offering two brand-new online courses, intermediate and advanced, for Fall 2014. All sessions are recorded for students to watch at their own pace.
Updated: Sep. 29, 2014
Many schools have a limited number of advanced Hebrew language students – whether English speaking students with an excellent facility in Hebrew or Israeli students – whose needs are not met in the regular Hebrew class. JETS has developed a solution to this challenge.'Ivrit Plus' is a new blended learning Hebrew language program that utilizes online learning tools to engage advanced learners with authentic Hebrew. The program is geared toward advanced students in grades 6-8, and provides 3 lessons per week.
Updated: Aug. 19, 2014
The MOFET Institute's Online Academy for Teachers has opened registration for the Fall, 2014 semester of online courses which will begin on October 26, 2014. The array of courses offered touches upon the fields of Integrating Technology into Education, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL), Teaching Jewish Studies, and Teaching Hebrew as a Foreign Language. Several courses will be conducted in Spanish.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2014
Nefesh B'Nefesh has created a Hebrew learning resource page for potential olim or for anyone who would like to improve their command of Hebrew. Whether you have fairly good Hebrew or are just beginning the learning process, there are things you can start to do even if you are several years away from your target Aliyah date. This listing offers you several options for studying Hebrew, either in an Ulpan or in another learning format - for adults and children - both before and after you arrive in Israel.
Updated: May. 27, 2014
The JconnecT online Hebrew School program addressed the right of the Jewish People to their own state in its pre-Pesach session this year. The class is comprised of pre-teen and teenaged students from across North America who learn about Judaism and Israel online from their own homes. During the last session before Passover break the students discussed what it means to be free, what it means to lack freedom, and how that relates to the rights of the Jewish people to establish and run their Jewish State.
Updated: May. 07, 2014
Hebrew College - Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education announces opening of registration for 2014 Master of Jewish Education Degree. The Master of Jewish Education may be completed either as a stand-alone degree or with specialization in Jewish special education, early childhood Jewish education, Jewish informal education, or Jewish day-school education. Students for the Master of Jewish Education may complete coursework entirely online or, if you live within commuting distance of Hebrew College, as a combination of on-campus and online study.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2014
It seems strange to be writing a post about the end of the snow day while digging out from 2 more inches of snow after missing school this past Thursday and Friday to an epic snow storm on the eastern seaboard of the United States, with 2 snow days the week before, and 2-4 more inches of snow expected in my neck of the woods for this Monday night into Tuesday. Ughhhhh! No, climate change will not mean the end of snow in my part of the world. If anything, climatologists are predicting storms to become more extreme in the future. The snow day is alive and well. However, through the widespread adoption of interactive technology, the snow day no longer has to be a missed school day.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2014