Jerusalem Prize for Herzog College President

Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes

Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes, President of Herzog College, has been awarded the B’Sheva Jerusalem Prize for Chinuch. It will be presented on Monday August 2 at the B’Sheva Group’s Jerusalem Summer Conference at the Begin Center. Rabbi Dr. Brandes has been chosen to receive this prestigious prize in recognition of his many years of service […]

Hybrid Yemei Iyun b’Tanakh

Yemei Iyun b'Tanakh 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Last week, for the 30th consecutive year, Herzog College hosted its annual Bible conference – the Yemei Iyun b’Tanakh – with lectures in-person and online in four languages. In 2020, the Yemei Iyun were held entirely online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year it was “hybrid”, with a combination of in-person and online […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Religious Teacher Education

religious education conference

Herzog College is hosting a conference to celebrate 100 years of religious teachers’ education in Israel, and marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the “Seminar Mizrachi” named in honor of Eliezer Meir Lipschütz. Today this college is a part of Herzog College. The Humanities and Social Sciences Fund International Conference on Jewish Education […]

Herzog to Create Global Jewish Education Network

Minister of Diaspora Affairs

Herzog College has been selected to partner with Israel’s Diaspora Affairs Ministry in launching one of their flagship international projects. For the first time, there will be one organization liaising with Jewish schools throughout the world, creating a global Jewish education network. At a ceremony this week, Minister for Diaspora Affairs Omer Yankelevich signed an […]

Memorializing Lost Communities Online

Herzog College is leading a worldwide project to memorialize the Jewish communities that were lost in the Holocaust on WikiShtetl, with prizes for the best submissions. To mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel (Yom HaShoah), Herzog College announced a competition for the best submissions to its WikiShtetl project. The goal is to encourage individuals and […]

The Mitzvah of Intergenerational Connections

Intergenerational connections are integral to Judaism and central to our Pesach traditions. Commenting on verses in Devarim, Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi teaches (Kiddushin 30a) that when a grandparent studies Torah with their grandchild, it is as though they received it from Mount Sinai. The experience of handing a tradition of belief from one generation to […]

Education for the Day After Corona

After Corona Conference

Herzog College is hosting an online conference to help Israel’s teachers prepare for the day after Corona. The event includes a concert by Yonatan Razel and Akiva in appreciation of the teachers’ extraordinary efforts during the past year. The event will feature 37 lecturers from the field of education, including many of Herzog College’s leading […]

Parsha Resources for Grandparents

Since June 2020, Herzog College’s global education team has been creating free Torah resources to inspire weekly conversations between grandparents and grandchildren. These pages of Torah sources, ideas, and stories are intended for discussion with children in 2nd to 5th grade, based on conversations about ethical issues and grandparents’ own life experiences. Billed as “The […]

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