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In this new online project in Ivrit, called in Israel 'Summer 38' for the number of Mishnayot in Masechet Rosh Hashana, Jewish children learn a daily Mishna in memory of the 67 soldiers who fell in Operation Protective Edge, through 38 animated videos with HaRav Rimon, head of the Halacha Education Center. This learning adventure has now begun, and will be completed by the end of the summer vacation. The learning will be conveyed through experiential videos, utilizing motion graphics and animation. In each five minute long video visitors learn the Mishna, and acquire vital tools to study and analyze virtually any Mishna in the future.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2015
The Israeli school system participated today in the National Emergency Drill, 'Turning Point 15', by evacuating classrooms and practicing safe exit to predesignated protected spaces. The drill opened with the sounding of alarms at 11:05 AM in all educational institutions throughout the country, while teachers were involved in regular learning activities in their classrooms. The drill simulated massive missile fire on Israel's home front.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2015
Shalom Learning Expands Curriculum to Include Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training Programs and One-on-One Tutoring
Believing every Jewish family, however isolated, over-scheduled, unaffiliated or disengaged, deserves to engage their children in fun and accessible Jewish education, ShalomLearning, Inc., today announced an expansion of its curriculum to now include bar/bat mitzvah preparation for 7th and 8th grade students as well as one-on-one online tutoring for Jewish learners of all ages and abilities. Beginning this fall, ShalomLearning, a non-profit, will offer tutoring in Hebrew reading and conversational Hebrew, as well as a track of courses designed specifically for b’nei mitzvah preparation.
Updated: May. 27, 2015
The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, a project of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was privileged to introduce an opportunity for pluralistic adult Jewish learning for young Europeans. Melton recently piloted “Melton Online Europe,” a 10-week synchronous online learning experience. Fifteen carefully selected participants representing communities in ten countries on the European continent formed the virtual class. The participants were between 25-40 years old, and all of them are heavily involved in informal Jewish education in their own communities. nature of the topics in the real lives of the participants.
Updated: May. 12, 2015
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