WATCH: Makom Salon with novelists Dorit Rabinyan and Chayuta Deutsch, on their latest books and on their effect on Israeli society. Rabinyan’s book was removed from the list of approved books to study by the Minister of Education.
The Seventh Global Jewish Forum at the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors delves into the latest generation gap: Who are Millenials, Generation Y, and Generation Z? (How) Should our work alter in order to address this different kind of learner?
What happens when a solemn Jewish Fast Day is marked on the same day, in the same neighborhood, as a celebratory Muslim festival? Organizations such
Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress has stirred up a great deal of conversation. Several communities in the United States have decided to turn this into an educational opportunity, and here we present our post-speech discussion guide.
Yossi Klein Halevi speaks of rejecting two forms of forgetting. He suggests that there are those who forget that Israel has mortal enemies, and those who forget that Israel is an oppressor. The fact that our mortal enemies are also the victims of our oppression, suggests HaLevi, creates the paradox of the Israeli soul.
In late December 2013 a story broke of a controversy within North American Hillel. A group of students at Swarthmore Hillel had declared themselves an “Open Hillel”, in defiance of National Hillel’s Guidelines for Campus Israel Activities. The response of Hillel President Fingerhut was clear, and the debate set off…
Here we speak with master educator and leader, Avram Infeld, about Yom Ha’atzmaut. For the first time on film he spells out his vision of