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 “Tanaj.org” 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 […]

President Herzog visits Herzog’s Jerusalem HQ

President Herzog

To mark the first anniversary of Moshe Moskowitz (Moshko)’s passing, a ceremony took place in February 2022 in the new Museum of Jewish Art in Heichal Shlomo celebrating his life and work. Moshe Moskowitz – “Moshko” – served as director of the Heichal Shlomo Foundation for many years, in addition to the role he played […]

Training Excellent English & Science Teachers

Here for the Year Israel Fair

Herzog College is working with Israel’s Ministry of Education to recruit promising high school graduates to train as English and science teachers. In an exciting new venture, Herzog College is partnering with the Agudah L’Hidnadvut Sherut Leumi agency to launch a new Atuda (excellence) course, combining two years of National Service with a degree in […]

Recording Lost Communities Online

How can technology bring back to life a lost community? Wikishtetl is an online encyclopedia (part of Wikipedia) that records memories of a lost world, with articles about villages and shtetls throughout Eastern Europe and other lost Jewish communities. Wikishtetl was established as part of a special initiative of the Herzog College Education Department, the […]

Teachers Head Back to School

Jewish teacher training

18 Jewish teachers from around the world have started the second year of their online English-language Rimonim Teacher Training Course, with 20 teachers from Latin America participating in the third year of the Herzog Global Spanish course. Jewish Studies teachers sometimes find themselves wondering how to teach Jewish history or to interest their students in […]

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