Yeshivat Har Etzion's new curricullum for the new year of their Virtual Beit Midrash.
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Who's controlled the Middle East (and Eretz Yisrael) over the past 5,000 years?
The new year has begun at ATID, with new Fellows and Faculty, and an exciting array of new undertakings, projects, and initiatives on behalf of Torah education.
The Fellows of Machzorim (cohorts) 8 and 9 will be working in two teams, each examining a set of key issues facing contemporary education.
Prof. Haym Soloveitchik will discuss his essay “Rupture and Reconstruction: The Transformation of Contemporary Orthodoxy” at an ATID Erev Diyyun, on the first night of Hol HaMoed Sukkot (Sunday, October 8) in Jerusalem.
Could there be a Modern Orthodox "New Square" in Long Island?
Jeffrey Saks posts:
In the old days, cheating involved copying off the smartest kid, or plagiarizing from the Encyclopedia Britannica -- you were doing something vile and dishonest, but at least you knew you'd get good stuff.
Artsonia is the world's largest kids' art museum. Aspiring for every child to have a special art gallery online, reflecting their masterpieces from pre-school through high-school, preserved forever.
MyNoteIT.com allows students (and teachers) to keep their notes online--and accesible from anywhere. A class can collaborate on a set of notes for any teacher's lessons, a person can keep private notebooks or choose when/if to share. Features handy online tools, like assignment reminders, word-lookup, comment on classmate/student work, etc.
Once upon a time, there was somehting called "Year Abroad". The Brits call it the "Gap Year".
Spertus College is making a wealth of resources available online: full-text to nearly 800 books and 25,000 articles in the area of Jewish studies, as well as the Encyclopedia Judaica, Bar-Ilan CD, etc., etc. Click here.