The Shoolman School's Approach to Israel Education and Engagement

The Shoolman School fosters strong connections to the people, land and culture of Israel through immersive programs, nurturing relationships, collaborative partnerships and substantial curricular focus.


The Pardes Day School Educators Program – training outstanding Jewish studies teachers for day schools since 2000 –two-year program in Jerusalem that combines intensive text study at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies with a Master of Jewish Education from Hebrew College

Visiting Israeli Scholars including faculty from Oranim College (the largest and leading academic college of education in the North of Israel, catering to thousands of students enrolled in bachelor's and master's degree programs in education, teaching certification courses, and advanced career training.) 

Boston-Haifa Early Childhood Educators' Connection 

Facilitated by Hebrew College in Newton, MA and the Department of Early Childhood Education of the Haifa Municipality, this program strengthens pedagogical skills, leadership and Jewish identity by creating personal connections among early childhood educators in Boston and Haifa. The exchange program matches preschool teachers from Boston with their counterparts in Haifa to collaborate on professional development programs and personal connections.

The iFellows Master’s Concentration in Israel Education nurtures and challenges the next generation of knowledgeable and passionate educational leaders committed to the integral role of Israel in contemporary Jewish life. Its goal is to develop an approach to Israel education rooted in a sophisticated understanding of contemporary Israel and its history, combined with an innovative educational strategy and practice.’



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