The past twenty years have seen an onslaught of exciting, mesmerizing and thrilling productions that offer insights into the nuances of Israel’s history and culture. This incredible guide features eight Israeli shows and movies to watch, plus analytical reviews on the truth behind each title and reference links for further study on the topics raised.
Chayei Sarah comes to life in a DIY craft projec that is all about the parsha’s key character: the camel. Learn alongside Beer Sheva-based educator, Emily Shapiro Katz as she guides you step-by-step while integrating Torah study, Hebrew language and Israel education. This simple craft project is easy enough that you could lead it at home or at school, with young kids or older kids.
For children, separation and divorce can be an especailly sad, stressful, and traumatic time. But there are ways for cargivers, parents, and educators to help children cope during this difficult time period.
An entertaining video sharing all sorts of facts about Israel. Developed for Israel's 68th independence, it is very relevant for today. Can be used as an introduction or trigger; what did you already know, what is something new you learned, what would you want to learn more about?
This TED talks features Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as he asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of "flow."
Topics include Geography, Tanakh, history, politics, and culture. These are all “low-tech,” and require no special equipment, except for a printer, paper, and scissors. Suggestions for integrating technology as well as strategies for extending the learning are accompanied with each game, along with suggested ages.
This episode explores the many attempts at negotiations, peace plans, and compromise between these two peoples living in a tiny slice of land in the Middle East. It gives an overview of the past 100 years of conflict in the region in order to understand today’s political and demographic landscape. Part of a larger series from Unpacked for Educators. All videos include resources for review, discussion, activities, reflection, further learning of this complex issue.
In this very special, collectors’ edition of the Promised Podcast, they rebroadcast a conversation with one of their favorite writers, the brilliant and enchanting magical-realist writer Etgar Keret, soon after the publication of his 2015 memoir, The Seven Good Years. The interview was done by the wonderful Ilene Prusher, long-time fill-in Promised Podcast panelist, and one-time TLV1 program director.