About Friends of Herzog College

Do you want to ensure the strongest possible future for the Jewish people? Friends and supporters of Herzog College share a belief that investing in education is the key to unlocking the potential of the next generation of Jewish children. Educating forward thinking teachers – empowered with core Jewish values – who are motivated, idealistic, and compassionate, will have a positive impact on all sectors of Israeli society and the Jewish world.

Herzog College is the world’s leading Jewish teacher training college. Our graduates are impacting tens of thousands of schoolchildren each year as classroom teachers, department heads, school principals, and policy makers in Israel’s Ministry of Education. Teachers in Jewish schools around the world turn to Herzog College for innovative training and resources.


Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes
Rabbi Dr. Ezra Kahalani
Dr. Brachi Elitzur
Head of Migdal Oz Campus
Rabbi Yehuda Aaronson
Vice President of Strategic Development
Rabbanit Dr. Michal Tikochinsky
Head of Women’s Beit Midrash
Rabbi Dr. Yehoshua Reiss
Tanakh Department Chair
Ariel Erani
Director of Herzog Global
Karen Americus
Development Coordinator

International Advisory Board

(In Formation)


Herzog supporters share a commitment to elevating the caliber of Jewish education in Jewish communities around the world and in Israel. We are grateful to the following select individuals and foundations for their generous support.

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