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UnitED, a branch of the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, together with CET and philanthropists around the world, aims to strengthen Jewish Day Schools around the globe. During the Coronavirus pandemic, UnitED established an emergency training center for teachers on building successful distance learning models. Now that schools are on summer break, UnitED convened a global group of Jewish day school educators to discuss lessons about education. They shared challenges, failures, and successes and set goals to benefit teaching and learning during and beyond COVID-19.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020
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
Throughout the 2013-2014 school year, JETS has been facilitating a unique program of online classrooms in which American and Israeli students collaborate on shared projects as a means of 'meeting' their peers virtually 'Across the Sea.' The TALI Shutafut project twins classrooms in North America with classes in Israel to enable the 5th and 6th grade students to share projects and review each other's thoughts, outlooks and opinions. The program is based on the TALI system's 'Friend across the Sea' curriculum which JETS has adapted for online asynchronous class work.
Updated: May. 07, 2014
Temple Emanuel in Pascack Valley, NJ is working with Jerusalem Edtech Solutions (JETS Israel) on a unique project of online education. Among the goals of the program, JETS and Temple Emanuel educational staff want to encourage a higher degree of parental involvement in their children's Hebrew school experience and an increased understanding of what their children are learning. The project, entitled The Holocaust: Remembering and Rebuilding, provides an overview of the Holocaust and the Rebirth of the State of Israel for the Temple's Bar and Bat Mitzva class. Students meet online over the course of three months to gain a deeper understanding of the Shoah and the establishment of the State of Israel, and how they impacted -- and continue to impact -- the Jewish World.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2014
Extending Jewish Education in Eastern Europe: Warsaw Teachers Learn the Art of Online Instruction …. Online!
Smadar Goldstein of JETS (Jerusalem EdTech Solutions) tells of an online professional development program which she led for seven Jewish studies teachers from the Warsaw Lauder Morasha School. The goal of the program was to empower the Lauder Morasha School staff to teach students in remote areas through distance learning programs that include both Jewish and general studies.
Updated: Oct. 09, 2012