Megadim Journal of Biblical Studies – 3rd Bilingual Issue

The third bilingual issue of the Herzog College Megadim Journal has been published in English and Hebrew, containing articles by Biblical Studies academics from Israel and the United States. This is the 62nd Hebrew issue of the Megadim Journal of Biblical Studies published by Herzog College’s Tvunot publishing house over the past 37 years, and […]

Herzog’s Pop-Up School in Jerusalem

Pop Up School

Education experts from Herzog College decided to create a new school for children relocated from Sderot to a hotel in Jerusalem and it opened next day. This Jerusalem Post article explains how an ad hoc group of teachers and volunteers made it happen! Read about it here: Photo: Marc Israel Sellem Article: Alan Rosenbaum

New Year Message from the President

Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Brandes

Dear Friends, We are nearing the end of a very difficult year for the country and for the people of Israel. The divisions between different sectors of Israeli society escalated into extreme conflict, with dangerous levels of tension in the social, public, and political arenas. The ramifications have been felt across the globe; our enemies […]

Herzog Faculty Prominent at Teacher Education Conference

teacher education conference Israel

Twenty lecturers from Herzog College were prominent among the speakers at the Eighth International Conference on Teacher Education, organized by the Mofet Institute in Tel-Aviv on June 26-27, 2023. The Mofet Institute conference takes place in Israel every four years, attracting teacher educators from Israel and around the world to share best practices. The theme […]

Tribute to English Teacher Lucy Dee hy”d

Lucy Dee Tribute Event

On June 20, Herzog College’s English Education Department hosted an evening of tributes to Rabbanit Lucy Dee z”l, who died in a terror attack in April 2023. She was a graduate of the Herzog College English Education course and a beloved English teacher in Efrat. Lucy Dee was a student at Herzog Academic College in […]

Jerusalem Conference on the Longing for Zion

An important academic conference, hosted by Herzog College and Ariel University in Jerusalem last week, explored both historic and contemporary attitudes to Israel in philosophy and literature. The conference took place at the iconic and recently refurbished Hechal Shlomo building in Jerusalem. Its title – “Ayin L’Tzion Tzofia – Looking Toward Zion: The Longing for […]

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.   […]

The Philip and Edith Leonian Foundation

In 2018, The Leonian Multimedia Studio, located on Herzog’s Alon Shvut campus, was renovated and upgraded thanks to a 5-year grant from the Leonian Foundation.

Dr. and Mrs. Noach Prywes in memory of Menahem Prywes, z”l

The auditorium at Hechal Shlomo was dedicated and renovated in memory of Noach’s brother Menahem Prywes z’l – a passionate advocate of renewed Jewish settlement of the Land of Israel. At age 17, Menahem was brutally killed by British police for protesting the White Paper limiting Jewish settlement in Palestine in 1940.

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