The place for challenging Israel education.

Makom educates leaders, students and educators and creates content to embrace the vibrant complexity of Israel: The People, the Place, and the Promise.



Exploring Jerusalem through Two Short Films

Against the backdrop of rising tensions in Jerusalem, we’ve put together educator guides to two …

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Essential Podcasts about Israel for 2021

Podcasts are one of the best ways to connect to the stories, ideas, and people that animate …

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Can I be a Liberal and a Zionist? Makom launches new 3-part series

We’re excited to share that we’ve launched a new 3-part series for young people, many of whom …

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Israel Education: The Next Edge

In the summer of 2020, Makom published Israel Education: The Next Edge (edited by Jonny …

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Educator’s Guide to “Siren”: Exploring Israel’s Memorial Days through Film

As we approach Yom HaZikaron, here’s an educator’s guide prepared by Ittay Flescher on the …

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Walking and Talking Shvil Yisrael – with Jamie Salter

  Jamie Salter is a veteran Israel guide and educator. With the outbreak of COVID-19, he found himself …

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Makom Israel Teachers Lounge

The Makom Israel Teachers Lounge is a weekly podcast with veteran Israel Educators Mike Unterberg and Alan Goldman, taking you behind the headlines to let you know what’s really going on in Israeli politics, news and culture.

What We Do.

With our signature “Hugging and Wrestling with Israel and the Jewish People”, our expert team offers a cutting-edge approach that sparks and inspires Jewish hope. Makom empowers educators, rabbis, activists, arts and community leaders across the spectrum to ask tough questions, articulate compelling visions, and provides the content and tools to craft honest programming. As the Education Lab of The Jewish Agency,   Makom has developed 1000 educational units, delivered seminars for 15,000 educators, and consulted for 250 leaders, institutions, and communities.

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