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 […]

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 […]

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