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Registration for the US Chidon Ha’Tanach 2018 is live! Please make sure that your school completes the following link in order to ensure that you receive important Chidon communications over the course of the year. The Chidon has three divisions: a Hebrew Middle School Division, Hebrew High School Division, and an English Division. Private registration for individual participants is an available option as well.
Updated: Sep. 27, 2017
Fellowship Opportunity: The Matan Bellows Eshkolot Educators Institute for Tanakh and Jewish Studies
Matan is pleased to inform you of an exciting opportunity for aspiring female Jewish educators who are eager to make a positive lasting impact upon the Jewish community: The Bellows Eshkolot Educators Institute for Tanakh and Jewish Studies. In August 2016, Matan opened The Eshkolot Institute to train a cadre of expert female teachers and leaders who are equipped to tackle the specific needs of Jewish schools and their students, and spark passion for Jewish learning, the State of Israel and Am Yisrael. Eshkolot offers current educators and recent college graduates pursuing a career in Jewish education the opportunity to study at Matan’s Jerusalem campus, and an option to earn an MA in Jewish Education from Hebrew University—all within one year.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2016
Current and Future Chidon Teachers, Coaches, and Participants - Over the course of last year, over four hundred contestants from around the county participated in the US Chidon Ha’Tanach. In May, 2016, over 150 qualifying contestants attended the Chidon Ha’Tanach National Finals. Registration for the US Chidon Ha’Tanach 2017 is now live! Please make sure that your school completes the registration form in order to ensure that you receive important Chidon communications over the course of the summer and next year.
Updated: Jul. 06, 2016
Are you a woman seeking a career as a teacher of Tanach and Jewish studies? Are you a Tanach teacher eager to inspire passion for Jewish learning in the next generation? Are you yearning to spend a year in Jerusalem? Immerse yourself in Matan’s Bet Midrash, and become a Tanach scholar. Earn an MA in Jewish Education at Hebrew University in only 13 months! Program begins August 29, 2016 – 25 Av 5776.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2015
Are you a Tanakh teacher looking to enrich your skills and knowledge? Are you considering a career in Jewish education? Do you love Tanakh and aspire to learn at an advanced level? This is the summer program for you! Attend Matan’s Advanced Tanakh Summer Institute, a comprehensive and challenging curriculum of Tanakh studies on July 6 – July 16, 2015.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2015
October is the final month during which schools may register for the 2013-2014 US Chidon HaTanach (Bible Contest). The National Bible Contest (Chidon HaTanakh) is a contest that the Jewish Agency for Israel sponsors for American Jewish youth in grades 6-11. The contest divides students by grade level into separate groups for junior high students and high school students. Within each age group, Day School students (of all denominations) take exams in Hebrew, while others take exams in English. On the basis of preliminary exams, high scorers are invited to the national finals in New York in May.
Updated: Oct. 13, 2013
Miqra `al pi ha-Mesorah is a new experimental edition of the Tanakh in digital online format, now available as a carefully corrected draft of the entire Tanakh. It is based on the Aleppo Codex and related manuscripts, and consults the full range of masoretic scholarship.
Updated: Aug. 26, 2013
Recently The Lookstein Center's Lookjed Mail List, featured an essay on the Chidon HaTanach - The US National Bible Contest. In contrast with standard Lookjed posts, however, this one offered the perspective of two students on their experience as participants in this program. Ezra Frazer, the coordinator of the Chidon HaTanach in the United States presented an introduction to the program, its goals and purpose. Yishai and Yael Eisenberg wrote an essay that describes the Chidon from the perspective of student participants.
Updated: Jul. 12, 2012
About 3500 teachers and others from Israel and abroad will gather in Gush Etzion, Israel to participate in the intensive four day annual biblical studies conference sponsored by the Herzog College of Yeshivat Har Etzion for Higher Learning . During the four days of the conference participants will choose to participate in one of seven parallel lectures in five separate time slots (over 140 lectures).
Updated: Jul. 23, 2009
The Jewish Publication Society has begun work on a project to publish the Jewish Bible, or Tanakh, as an electronic, online text, integrating the original Hebrew with JPS’ English translation and selected commentaries. The project is attempting to present the text of the Tanakh as an open platform for users to collectively build their own structure of commentary, debate and interpretation, all linked to the text itself.
Updated: Mar. 18, 2009