All Updates

April

6

Sparks of Change Delegation to the United States

Read this article about the groundbreaking delegation of Jewish and Arab high school students to the United States facilitated by Oranim International School

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November

1

Recruitment for MASA Programs

Application for Faculty Exchange Program with Tilburg University.

Faculty Mobility, Student Mobility B.A, Student Mobility M.A
 

Sept

15

Recruitment for MASA Programs

Oranim International School staff member Gabi Farberov travels to Moscow to recruit international students for MASA-Nativ and MASA ATI Intensive.

 

August

1

Erasmus+ Grant for Social Innovation

Oranim College and partner institutions of higher education in Israel, India, and Europe win a prestigious Erasmus+ grant for the capacity building project SILICE: Social Innovation for Local Indian and Israeli Communities and Graduate Entrepreneurs.

 

July

18

BBYO Project L'maan: Service Learning

Oranim International School facilitates a service learning program in the north of Israel for BBYO teens who chose to extend their trip to Israel in order to volunteer.

 

July

9-11

Deathless Hopes: Reinventions of Afterlife and Eschatological Beliefs

Oranim hosts a Manfred Lautenschläger Colloquium.

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July

6

MIT Israel Seminar

Oranim International School facilitates a seminar for MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) students interning in Israel as part of MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI).

 

July

3

MASA ATI Intensive

Students from the former Soviet Union study at Oranim in an intensive course designed to prepare them for international English exams such as AMIR, TOEFL, and IELTS.

 

June

5

Boston-Haifa Connection International Conference

"Developing Models of Judaism and Jewish Identity for the 21st Century: The Common and Interdependent Struggle of American and Israeli Jews," the Boston-Haifa Connection international conference, is held at the University of Haifa..

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May

19

Prof. Richard Sparks Visits Oranim as Fulbright Senior Specialist

Prof. Richards Sparks, international expert on second language learning and learning disabilities, visits Oranim from May 19th to June 2nd as part of Fulbright's Senior Specialist Program.

 

April

17

Delegation from China's Ministry of Education

Representatives from the Ministry of Education of China visit Oranim to explore possibilities for collaboration between Oranim and institutions of higher education in China.

 

Mar

31

Sparks of Change Delegation to the United States

Oranim International School facilitates a delegation of Jewish and Arab Israeli high school students to the United States.

 

Mar

28

Eastern Mennonite University Israel Seminar

Oranim International School facilitates an Israel seminar for students from Eastern Mennonite University in the United States.

 

Mar

15

Jerusalem Report Interviews Oranim's Dr. Lee Cahaner

Andrew Friedman of the Jerusalem Report interviews Oranim faculty member Dr. Lee Cahaner for his article, "Haredi Women Power" and an upcoming article on Haredi employment.

Read more here
 

Mar

6

Boston-Haifa Connection Joint Steering Committee Meeting

Oranim hosts educational leaders from Boston and Haifa for the Boston-Haifa Connection joint steering committee meeting in Haifa..

 

Mar

3

Erfurt University Delegation

Oranim International School facilitates a delegation of early childhood education and social work students from Erfurt University in Germany..

 

Feb

3

TeachEx Seminar at University College Cork, Ireland

Prof. Shosh Leshem, Dr. Janina Kahn-Horwitz, and Jackie Levi-Atias travel to Ireland to represent Oranim as part of the Erasmus+ TeachEx project (Teaching Excellence in Higher Education).

 

Jan

15

Andover Newton Theological School Delegation

Oranim International School facilitates a delegation of graduate students in religious education from Andover Newton Theological School in the United States.

 

Jan

13

Monash University Teaching Practicum

Students of education from Monash University in Australia arrive in Israel for their international teaching practicum facilitated by the Oranim International School.

 

Jan

1

Global Learning Partnership Delegation

Oranim hosts the Global Learning Partnership delegation, including academic faculty from universities in the United States and in Ethiopia.

 

Dec

8

HAWK University Faculty Visit from Germany

Prof. Dr. Leonie Wagner and Prof. Dr. Christe Paulini from HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Germany visit Oranim in order to explore opportunities for collaboration.

 

Nov

23

Delegation from South America

A delegation of educational professionals from all over South America visits Oranim's Special Education Department. The delegation is facilitated by the Ofri International Training Center of MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation.

 

Nov

15

Debating Conference

The Department of English Language and Literature at Oranim organizes a debating conference exploring the benefits of debate in the English classroom.

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Read more in English and in Arabic
 

Nov

2

Delegation from Guizhou China Visits Oranim

The President of Guizhou Normal University and the Vice President of Guizhou University both sign general cooperative agreements with Oranim.

 

Oct

20

Visiting Lecturer from University of Warsaw

Oranim hosts Prof. Stanislaw Krajewski from the University of Warsaw, who gives a lecture, "What You See and What You Don't in the POLIN Museum Exhibit in Warsaw: 70 Years of Post-War Jewish history in Poland".

 

Oct

14

MASA-Nativ Students Arrive

New group of visiting students from the former Soviet Union arrives to begin their yearlong studies at Oranim.

 

Sep

25

Delegation of Russian Speaking Educators from Haifa to Boston

Oranim International School facilitates a 10 day delegation bringing together Russian speaking educators from the Jewish communities in Haifa and Boston.

 

Sep

8

International Conference on Math and Science Teacher Education

Oranim hosts an international conference, "Math and Science Teacher Education: Academic and Practical Perspectives on School-based Teacher Training."

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Sep

6

Radio Interview on Oranim International School

For a radio interview about the Oranim International School, listen here:

English | Hebrew
 

Sep

3

Uri Shanas' Plan to Buy and Save the Planet

Oranim's Prof. Uri Shanas is featured on i24 news for his new initiative to save the planet by organizing an investment group to purchase 1.4% of the earth.

Watch Here
 

Sep

1

Ayelet Shamir Publishes on Jewish Fiction .net

Ayelet Shamir, Chair of Oranim's Department of Literature and Creative Arts, publishes an excerpt from her novel, The Bed You Make, in the international journal Jewish Fiction .net.

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July

20

BBYO International Leadership Seminar and Service Learning

Oranim International School facilitates a three week international leadership seminar in Israel for 100 teen leaders from BBYO, and a three day service learning program for BBYO teens who chose to extend their trip to Israel in order to volunteer.

 

July

13

International Jewish Educators from WZO Visit Zippori

Oranim International School facilitates a seminar entitled, "Place, Narrative, and Education: What's the Connection?" for a delegation of Jewish educators from around the world organized by the World Zionist Organization

 

July

8

MIT Israel Seminar for Global Jewish Leadership

Oranim International School facilitates a seminar for MIT students interning in Israel as part of MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI).

 

June

29

MASA-Nativ Celebrates Successful First Year

Oranim International School’s first yearlong academic program for visiting international students celebrates the completion of its inaugural year.

 

June

17

University of Masaryk, Czech Republic Hosts Oranim Faculty

Dr. Roberta Bell-Kligler, Director of the Oranim International School, and Dr. Elisheva Barkon, Chair of the Department of English Language and Literature, visit University of Masaryk to learn more about the university's outstandingly successful internationalization process.

 

June

15

San Diego Jewish Educators Delegation

A delegation of Jewish educators arrive in Israel from San Diego Jewish Academy. Oranim International School is facilitating their trip, including renewing their partnership and school twinning program with the Sha'ar Ha-Negev region.

 

MAY

28

Night of Philosophy and Arts

Prof. Ya'arah Bar-On, President of Oranim College, is on the opening panel at this special event in Tel Aviv (in French and Hebrew).

 

MAY

9

Empowering Ethiopian-Israeli Teachers

This Haaretz article features Oranim's groundbreaking work training Ethiopian-Israeli teachers through the Michael Program.

 
Article

APR

29

Call for Papers

For international conference at Oranim on math and science education, to be held September 8th-9th, 2015.

 
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APR

20

Book Launch

Congratulations to Prof. David Mittelberg, Chair of the International School Steering Committee, on the publication of his book, Multiple Identities in Jewish Education.

 
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