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An ambitious new initiative will lower the cost of teen travel to Israel, aiming to help tens of thousands travel there each summer with expertly trained trip leaders, educators, and Israeli teens creating a transformational and meaningful experience. Led by The Jewish Education Project, the initiative, known as RootOne received a $20 million seed gift from The Marcus Foundation to provide major subsidies for trip participants while also investing in trip curricula and experiences, and providing deeper pre and post-trip engagement to strengthen participants’ Jewish identities and connections to Israel before they begin college.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2020
The Israel Film Archive on Monday launched a new website, incorporating thousands of hours of local movies as well as historic film clips, some of them quite rare. The website was built as part of a digitization project the archive began five years ago, in an attempt to create digital copies of the films in its possession and to save the material from being lost.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2020
For Meir Kahlon, chairman of the World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries, this is a historic week. For the first time, Israel has officially recognized his suffering, that of his family and some 850,000 other Jews who left, were expelled or fled from their homes in Syria, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon and other Arab and Muslim countries around the time of the founding of the State of Israel and afterwards.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2014
From Declaration to Reality: Implementing Israel’s Declaration of Independence in the First Two Decades after the Establishment of the State — Selected Documents
While Israel gears up to celebrate its 65th birthday next week, an online project is offering its residents and supporters a chance to look back on the words, reports and documents that shaped its history.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
'Jewish WikiLeaks' Goes live in Jerusalem - Hundreds of Thousands of Pages from Jewish Newspapers from 19th Century to Present
A recent article in Haaretz writes about The Historical Jewish Press, which will contain hundreds of thousands of pages from Jewish newspapers from the 19th century to the present, and was officially launched recently. The project is a joint initiative of the national library and Tel Aviv University that will give researchers, teachers, students and the general public rapid, easy and unprecedented access to periodicals. The website, currently holds more than 400,000 pages from 20 Hebrew, French, Judeo-Arabic (Ladino), English and Hungarian-language newspapers that until recently were hidden away in dusty archives. Full-text search of the periodicals is available on the site.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2011