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A program to bring Diaspora teachers and community leaders on a subsidized educational trip to Israel has gained Israel government approval for the first time. At a recent cabinet meeting, the ministers approved a pilot program of Netivey Masa, or Masa Pathways, a joint government-Jewish Agency project that is intended to finance a majority of the expense for such trips. The teachers will visit schools in Israel, and meet other educators preparing them to help establish an interface between the Israeli education system and Diaspora Jewish education systems.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2009
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
Hiddur: The Center for Aging and Judaism is a transdenominational effort to transform the culture of later life and foster multi-generational community. Established in 2003 by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Hiddur seeks to empower the growing number of Jews entering the second half of life to connect to lifelong learning and spiritual engagement, and contribute their talents.
Updated: Nov. 20, 2008
Known for their many performances, The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange uses movement as a way to express Jewish history, text and prayer. The group travels throughout the U.S. and abroad, performing and teaching in local communities. The company has recently initiated workshops for educators focusing on techniques for connecting their students with the emotional and personal components of Jewish text and history through movement within the classroom.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
Yad Vashem has announced two seminars for Jewish educators this winter at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. A 10 day beginner seminar, Dec 21-Jan 1, 2009 for educators who do not have much experience teaching Holocaust Education and a 5 day Advanced Seminar, Dec. 21-28, 2008 focusing on Poetry, Music, Art, Memorials and Technology. Both seminars expose educators to cutting-edge curriculum, help them to formulate teaching strategies and discusses the relationship between Israel, the Shoah and the Diaspora.
Updated: Sep. 28, 2008
The Lookstein Center Principals' Program is a year- long professional development program for day school administrators, commencing with a 10-day summer seminar in Israel including focus on content areas, related leadership skills and the development of an action research plan for implementation in school.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008
The Educational Leadership Advancement Initiative (ELAI) program is designed for Jewish education professionals in the New York City area – teachers, department chairs, assistant principals and guidance personnel – who aspire to increasing their impact on their schools. The program is scheduled to take place from Summer, 2008 to Summer, 2009.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008