American Jews teach Israeli kids English

(Ynetnews) — Petah Tikva’s Yad Lebanim elementary school acts under the banner of excellence and courtesy and emphasizes these issues among its students. In addition, the school has chosen to break the language barrier by having native English speakers teach its students English. These studies were made possible thanks to the Israel Teaching Fellows project, Continue Reading

Masa, Israel launch volunteer teaching program

(JTA) — North American college graduates will teach English in a new program targeted at underprivileged communities in Israel. Masa Israel Journey and the Israeli Ministry of Education launched the Israel Teaching Fellows volunteer program late Monday. Approximately 100 students will serve as teachers in a 10-month service program designed to help address Israel’s educational Continue Reading

Masa and Israeli Education Ministry Launch Program for College Grads

(New York, NY) – 100 exemplary North American college graduates will be chosen to teach in underprivileged communities in Israel for a 10-month service program in May 2011, Masa Israel Journey announced on February 28. In order to address Israel’s educational inequity and the widespread underperformance of youth in low-income communities, Masa Israel Journey and Continue Reading

Israel Calls on Jewish Americans to Close Achievement Gap

(eJewish Philanthropy) — In order to address Israel’s educational inequity and the widespread under-performance of youth in low-income communities, Masa Israel Journey and the Israeli Ministry of Education are launching Israel Teaching Fellows to serve as volunteer English teachers throughout Israel. Through this initiative, 100 exemplary North American college graduates will be chosen to teach Continue Reading

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