Strengthening Connections at Meitarim Shabbaton

Meitarim Shabbat

Herzog College’s Meitarim Judaic Studies Teacher Training Program organized a Shabbaton for their students and staff and their families in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem. After two years of planning, and with some trepidation in the current highly-charged political climate, the religious and secular participants enjoyed open and meaningful conversations in a convivial Shabbat atmosphere. […]

Presidents of Teaching Colleges meet the President

Presidents Meeting

Herzog College President Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes was one of the 13 presidents of Israel’s leading teacher training colleges who met with President Isaac Herzog in May 2023 to discuss how to raise the status of teachers. The Teaching Colleges Forum urged the President to help recruit more young people to enter the teaching profession.   […]

Herzog College Funding Academic Pedagogy Research

Herzog College has awarded academic research grants to four teams from the College to fund practical research into different aspects of contemporary pedagogy. They include research studies into the academic and religious background of teaching staff in the Haredi sector, the use of collaborative group testing, the impact of learning spaces, and the implementation of […]

Herzog College wins International Teacher Training Tender

Herzog Global Rimonim Graduate

Herzog College has won an Israeli government tender to run its successful Rimonim professional development program for Judaic Studies teachers around the world in three languages. Herzog College’s international education arm, Herzog Global, has committed to run its Rimonim International Teacher Training Program during 2023-24 in three languages: English, Spanish and Russian. The program is […]

Training Israel’s Teachers

Revital Yalow Herzog College

350 new school teachers graduated from Herzog College in June 2022 at a ceremony held at Heichal Shlomo in Jerusalem. They represent a broad cross-section of Israeli society and will teach a range of subjects at schools all over the country. Welcoming them to the teaching profession, Rabbi Prof. Yehuda Brandes, President of Herzog College, […]

Herzog-UnitEd convenes International Advisory Committee

Herzog UnitEd Advisory Committee

Twelve Jewish education experts from seven countries met in Jerusalem last week to discuss the challenges facing 1,500 Jewish schools around the world. UnitEd is a global initiative of the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs in collaboration with Herzog College, with a budget of approximately NIS 100 million, of which 30% is financed with the help […]

Tanakh for All, In Person and Online

Yemei Iyun B'Tanakh

The Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh at Herzog College was a sell-out success, with over 5,000 people attending in person and thousands more logging on from around the world. Top lecturers from Israel’s Bible Studies faculties joined with Rabbis and international Torah lecturers for four days of intensive and exciting Tanakh shiurim. The Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh have […]

Strengthening Tanakh Teaching in Latin America 

Rav Brandes in Argentina

In July 2022, the President of Herzog College, Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes, visited Argentina with Rabbi Shmuel Kornblit, Herzog’s Director of Spanish Language Programs. They visited many different schools, synagogues and organizations, to introduce them to Herzog’s Spanish “” website and to hear about the educational needs of the Jewish community. Rabbi Brandes met with […]

Herzog’s Tanakh Initiative

Tanakh at Herzog College

The Tanakh Initiative of Herzog College exists to bring Tanakh learning to hundreds of thousands of Jews around the world, in their own language and in the most accessible format.   The Tanakh is more than a book of Jewish history. It’s the story of every Jew, and every Jew is part of the story. […]

Live and Online: The Multi-Platform Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh

Reconvening in person and using technology developed during the pandemic, this year’s Bible Study Days will be offering a hybrid combination of live, live-streamed and pre-recorded lectures and tours around Israel for its global and local audience. Due to popular demand, this year’s Yemei Iyun will offer three parallel, bi-lingual program with over 100 live […]