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1   |   From section Israel Education
Onward Israel – Growing the Internship Experience in Israel
Author Lisa Samin
There has been a meteoric rise over the past five years in college students doing resume-building internships in Israel. Onward Israel has played a major role in this change, offering both six- to ten-week summer internships in Israel’s flourishing high-tech, business and nonprofit sectors and an immersive Israel experience program that strengthens Jewish identity and connection to Israel.
Publication Year: 2018    |    Updated in JTEC: January 24, 2018
2   |   From section Israel Education
Torah Tech Elite Gap Year Program
Torah Tech is a unique gap-year program in Israel for young men that integrates intensive Torah study with professional development through business internships. Our multi-faceted program challenges students to strive for excellence both religiously and professionally, by immersing them in the world of Torah and ruchniyut, as well as the world of high-powered Israeli businesses and tech companies. This rare combination can only be found in Eretz Yisrael, the eternal homeland of Am Yisrael and the birthplace of unparalleled innovation and advancement in business and technology.
Publication Year: 2018    |    Updated in JTEC: January 3, 2018
3   |   From section Israel Education
Has Birthright Been Successful?
Nearly 18 years and 400,000 North American Birthright participants later, our latest research confirms that the skeptics were wrong. Participation in Birthright has a transformative impact that extends far beyond young Jews’ time in Israel. Birthright’s alumni, compared to similar young Jews who did not participate in the program, are more highly connected to Israel, more likely to have a Jewish spouse and raise Jewish children, and more likely to be engaged in Jewish life.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: January 10, 2018
4   |   From section Israel Education
New “Israel@Camp” Intensive Aims to Infuse Deeper Israel Experiences at Summer Camp
A collaboration between The iCenter for Israel Education, Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), and Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) is working closely with eight Jewish summer camps as part of a 20-month intensive process to infuse dynamic and meaningful Israel experiences throughout the fabric of camp. Program teams from the three organizations work closely together and with camp leadership to fully leverage camps’ diverse activities, their young staff members who are Jewish role models, and an increasing number of shlichim who help create camp programs.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: December 20, 2017
5   |   From section Israel Education
Twin Cities—A Matter of Identity and Belonging
In the current study, the cities of Beer Sheva and Nahariya were taken as case studies for examining the contribution of the Twin Cities program to promoting residents’ feeling of belonging to their Jewish identity. Specifically, the current study attempted to examine the effect of town of residence and age group on feeling of belonging, and whether familiarity with the Twin Cities program affected the feeling of belonging to Jewish identity, in the assumption that residents familiar with the program would report a stronger feeling of belonging than residents not familiar with it.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: November 29, 2017
6   |   From section Israel Education
iNfuse Initiative Will Help More Schools Bring Israel into All Aspects of Jewish Day School Learning Experiences
To help more Jewish day schools infuse Israel into all aspects of school life and learning, The iCenter welcomed nine new day schools across North America into its initiative, iNfuse: Israel in Jewish Day Schools. Each school now is creating a plan to make Israel education and experiences a deeper part of all aspects of school life, including classes such as science, the arts, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, all-school Israel engagement, and Israel travel.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: November 27, 2017
7   |   From section Conferences & Events
Bronfman Youth Fellowships 2018 Applications Open
The Bronfman Fellowship is a vibrant network of 1,100+ pluralistic young Jews from Israel and North America. The program begins with a five-week, all-expenses-paid trip to Israel. Fellows explore deep existential questions and Jewish ideas while building friendships with peers who challenge and inspire them. If you are intellectually adventurous, Jewish, and currently in 11th grade, apply to The Bronfman Fellowship!
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: October 25, 2017
8   |   From section Israel Education
Teaching the Land of Israel as Civic Education: A Historical Exploration
Author Aviv Cohen
Guided by the assumption that geography teaching is connected to nationalism and civic education, this study focused on the manifestation of different citizenship conceptions in the teaching of the land of Israel as implemented in the Israeli educational system. This historical content analysis of Israeli curricula resulted in a division into three periods. Whereas the first two periods reflected specific citizenship conceptions—nationalistic in the former and individualistic in the latter, the third period is characterized by an amalgamation of contradictory conceptions. These findings point to the potential and challenges facing geography education in creating a truly democratic space.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: October 25, 2017
9   |   From section Learning Resources
MediaLab: Digital Resources for Authentic Israel Education
At Jerusalem U, we believe in meeting teens where they are. Our team, and our approach, is unique. We are filmmakers, storytellers, and educators. We engage, educate and empower young Jews to find themselves in the story of Judaism, the Jewish people, and Israel. We seek to transform the Israel education landscape through the power of film, bringing our audience on a journey infused with authenticity, where they wrestle with deep questions, exploring Israel and their own understandings of it.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: October 25, 2017
10   |   From section Israel Education
Testing the Waters: New Summer Teen Experiences
There was something fishy about the Sci-Tech Israel program. Just ask Robert, a rising junior at a Westchester high school, who joined 28 other teens from the New York area and around the country for three weeks on this Israel adventure. The teens met Israeli science and technology experts while exploring the country from Sinai to Eilat and celebrating Shabbat. The teens also learned about marine biology and ecosystems when they visited the National Institute of Oceanography in Haifa on the coast of the Mediterranean.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: September 13, 2017
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