Israel@75 for grades 6-7
The Jewish Education Project
Find everything you need to lead engaging, nuanced and meaningful Israel Education in your setting. These resources are best for grades 6-7, and span varied topics, so learners can connect to Israel in ways that are meaningful to them.
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Israeli culture is an exquisite blend of ancient and modern and a country that people from West and East have come to call home. Heavily influenced by Jewish law and custom, Israeli culture has borrowed not only from its rich religious roots, but also from the food, music, and art of the people who have emigrated both from Europe (Ashkenazic Jews) and from North Africa and the Middle East (Sephardic Jews).
All the games, resources and videos your children need to learn about Israel including on Yom Haatzmaut, Yom Hazikaron & Yom Yerushalayim. Jigzi - Joyful Jewish Learning on any device!
Two quizzes are set up as Kahoots. The third quiz is from Haaretz magazine.
An interactive site and poster competition with the National Library of Israel
Culture, Music and Food
Activities, discussion guides and links to resources are starting points for introducing Israeli music as a tool for teaching Zionism, statehood, Jewish history, challenges and hopes.
Digital series with award winning chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia.
With travel to Israel curtailed for the moment, Michael Solomonov, five-time James Beard Foundation award winning chef, will bridge the gap by bringing Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.
This video, created for Israel's 70th anniversary, is a vibrant video timeline to watch and share in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel Independence Day. Use it as a conversation starter around what surprised you, what were you proud of, what questions do you hold, and what are your hopes for Israel in the upcoming year.
History and Geography
Lord Balfour of Great Britain wrote a letter promising a “Jewish home” to the Jewish people in the land of Palestine.
This video explores the background and complexities of this UN resolution.
Resources to explore and refresh knowledge of why, how, and when Israel became an independent state.
Extraordinary stories of everyday people. If you’re new to Israel Story, we’ve compiled some ideas of where to begin based on your area of interest.
Use the clues and complete the tasks to piece together Chana Senesh's story before time runs out!
Dealing with Complexity
A curriculum designed for students grades 6-8 to help them understand the complexities and nuances of Israel and develop their own personal connections to the modern State of Israel.