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New wave of college grads arrive in Israel amid COVID-19 to teach English

The program run by BINA is a partnership between the Jewish Movement for Social Change and MASA Israel Teaching Fellowship.

Ben-Gurion University professor plans Arabic language revolution in Israel

Dr. Yonatan Mendel wants the Jewish state to become a Middle Eastern hub for learning Arabic, drawing students from Europe and the United States

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
20/09/2020
A man checks his mobile phone as a woman riding a bike passes next to a big Brazilian flag in Sao Pa
Brazilian Jewish schools raise $4 million in donations for scholarships

Brazil is home to a 120,000-strong Jewish community, half living in Sao Paulo. In 2019, a record-high 700 Brazilian Jews moved to Israel, according to the Jewish Agency.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
18/09/2020
26 Jewish schools unite to exhort families to play it safe amid COVID-19

The letter makes clear that the consequences of not complying could be steep.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
18/09/2020
Internet investor Yuri Milner donates $10 million to Wharton

"We are thrilled by the foundation's commitment to supporting the best and brightest MBA candidates from the Israeli community," said Wharton Dean Erika James.

By TNS
16/09/2020
The Instagram application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017.
Instagram account ‘organized in antisemitism’ lists Jewish students

Daniel May, 14, a ninth-grader at the private Marin Academy in nearby San Rafael, told the J that the online anti-Semitic harassment does not surprise him.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
16/09/2020
Jewish schools in Europe get added $2.7 mln in donations amid COVID-19

“With parents struggling to pay tuition as well as regular donors unable to support the schools at previous levels, the situation has become dire,” the statement read.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/09/2020
Amsterdam Jewish schools lose city’s subsidy because parental donations

The Jewish community of the Netherlands spends about $1.2 million annually on security. Its Jewish schools have a budget deficit of at least $250,000.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/09/2020
Closures and quarantines already widespread at New York Jewish day schools

For the New York and New Jersey schools, learning is continuing from a distance even as schools close or quarantine individual students or classrooms.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
15/09/2020
Students return for the new school year, September 1, 2020
Jewish day schools open with new precautions and plans for possible closures

“Today I’m in person, tomorrow I may be virtual. There are just so many unknowns that make this year challenging.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
11/09/2020
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