Your Yom Ha'Atzmaut 2020 Game Plan

The Jewish Education Project
April 22, 2020

Yom Ha'Atzmaut 2020 learning and celebration; getting your game plan ready. 

During this time of social distance from community, we have an opportunity to cultivate our students’ connections to their larger Jewish community – the State, people, and land of Israel. Rich Walter, VP of Curriculum and Outreach at the Center for Israel Education, shares his knowledge, resources, and practical ideas that can be directly applied to your Yom Ha'Atzmaut teaching and celebration, and we hear from practitioners who have recently reinvented their plans to deliver content-rich and meaningful learning experiences virtually.

This link will take you to a zoom recording of the webinar.


Rich Walter

Rich Walter - Vice President of Curriculum and Outreach, CIE; Associate Director of Israel Education, ISMI . Richard Walter has extensive experience increasing community involvement in Jewish formal and informal learning for a wide variety of age groups. Prior to joining ISMI and CIE as Associate Director for Israel Education in August 2012, he served as Director for Jewish Life and Learning at the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven and Director of Education and Community Development at the Bureau of Jewish Education in Rhode Island. From 1997 to 2001 he taught in the Solomon Schechter School in Providence, Rhode Island. He was educated at Brandeis University where he received his BA and MA degrees focusing on Jewish history, Middle Eastern history, and Judaic Studies.



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