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Launched in the spring by the Israeli American Council, or IAC, the Ofek Learning Hub offers classes on an array of topics related to Judaism, Jews and Israel in Hebrew or English (or both). The idea is to maintain and cultivate American Jews’ connection to Israel even at a time when travel to Israel is not possible because of the coronavirus.
Updated: Dec. 16, 2020
At a time when the rift between many diaspora and Israeli Jews appears to be deepening, “the High School Twinning Program bridges the Israel-diaspora divide,” Isaac Herzog, the Jewish Agency’s chairman, told The Jewish Week. “It’s all the more important because it impacts participants during their formative years and lays the needed foundation for mutual understanding and lasting bonds”.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2019
Columbia University Developed ‘Interaction’ Literacy Model Helping Ethiopian Students Thrive in Israeli Schools
Michele Chabin writes about a Columbia University-developed teaching method which is used for promoting literacy in schools with high numbers of Ethiopian-Israeli students. The program encourages children to read and write at every opportunity. Students progress at their own pace, with the help of their teacher and the school’s literacy coach.
Updated: Feb. 03, 2013