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The David Project offers schools curricula for educating middle school and high school students about Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Each curriculum includes fully-scripted lesson plans and supporting multimedia files. The curricula are not stand-alone products; they come with intensive training, a plethora of additional materials and sustained support from an expert team of educators and researchers. This empowers schools and educators to implement Israel education in their own teaching environments.
Updated: Feb. 13, 2011
The educational curriculum in state-run institutions for this coming school year will include a new subject: Jewish culture and tradition. Initially, the subject will be taught in grades 6-8 for a period of two hours per week, and then expanded to additional grades. The new subject will include lessons on Jewish culture, the Hebrew calendar and 'the Jewish people's connection to the Land of Israel.'
Updated: Jun. 27, 2010
The Center for Israel Education in Atlanta, GA will be holding a week - long professional development workshop on the history, culture and politics of Modern Israel for teachers of grades 5-12 this summer. During the workshop, teachers encounter new content material, create curriculum, review and learn new teaching strategies. By the end of the workshop, teachers are formed into teaching cohorts and have established exclusive internet linkages for sharing contemporary and future best practices. Teachers return to their schools with a substantial collection of media material, visual arts, and resource information.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
The ORT Belgrano and Almagro schools are large Jewish technical junior high and high schools in Buenos Aires providing state of the art science and technological education along with a mandatory Jewish studies curriculum. The high academic level of the schools attracts many students who otherwise might not have experienced a Jewish education. These pluralistic, Jewish institutions whose attractiveness lies in the extraordinary academic opportunities they provide could serve as a model for making Jewish education appealing to unengaged Jewish families in other communities.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
For over 14 years, Beth Hatefutsoth has been engaging tens of thousands of students from all over the world in Jewish heritage through the annual 'My Family Story International Competition'. In this competition, middle school students research and present their family stories and thereby explore their collective Jewish history. In the 2009 competition, more than 20,000 students from different countries around the world participated presenting projects in their own languages.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2009
Pursuing its goal to provide equal opportunities through education, 'College for All' identifies and locates children and youth at risk with high learning potential, and provides them with support and tools to enable them to realize their inherent potential and by encouraging them to acquire higher education and become leaders in their communities. The uniqueness of the 'College for All' program is in its comprehensive and systematic approach to the child’s world, its commitment to support the children for a period of 10 to 11 years, and the intensity of its activities.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009
Areyvut enables Jewish youth to infuse their lives with the core Jewish values of chesed (kindness), tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (social action). A non profit organization established in 2002, Areyvut offers Jewish day schools, educators, synagogues and community centers unique opportunities to empower and enrich youth by creating innovative and meaningful programs that make these core Jewish values a reality.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
The David Project, a non-profit Israel education organization which provides curricula and teacher training for over 100 high and middle day and community schools across North America, has opened registration for its Teacher Training Institute for educators interested in adopting one or more of its Israel curricula.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2008
Written for children in Hebrew, English and German, this site portrays life during the Holocaust from the viewpoint of children who lived in the ghetto. At the center of this site is an imaginary representation of a street in the ghetto. The site invites children to “move around the street” and “enter” various locations in it. In each of the locations, original exhibits such as video testimonies, photographs, paintings, artifacts etc. are accompanied by interactive and thought-provoking activities.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
On the Road to Statehood is a series of twenty web-based lessons, for middle-school students that focus on Zionist history from 1881 until November 29, 1947. Students experience this pivotal era in Zionist history through the eyes of ten characters, featured throughout the site, who tell their own historically relevant stories. These stories engage the students and help make the historical periods come alive for them.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008