There’s so much to Israel beyond your imagination: Scientific advancements. Technological breakthroughs. Cultural achievements. Life-saving devices. Generational trendsetting…Israel is called the Start Up Nation for a reason.

iMMERSE is a new joint initiative between the iCenter and ISRAEL21c, a leading news organization covering Israeli innovation and culture. With on-the-ground reporters in Israel, ISRAEL21c works with the iCenter to create compelling and inspiring educational material targeted to teachers, students, parents and anyone looking to learn about modern Israel today.

Presented as digital, mobile-friendly content in the form of original videos and feature articles, iMMERSE delivers accompanying study guides and discussion tools for a robust learning experience about Israel today –– into classrooms, the schoolyard, dinner tables and anywhere where the dynamic home of the Jewish people is being discussed.

Aimed at kids as they develop a relationship with Israel, just about anyone can learn from iMMERSE installments. And the content comes right from Israel.

Enjoy this inaugural installment of iMMERSE –– just in time for Israel’s Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut! For its 64th birthday, learn more about Israel’s amazing accomplishments and how these advances are a part of your life.

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iMMERSE is a project of ISRAEL21c, a news and educational organization that focuses on 21st century Israel, and the iCenter, the North American address for Israel education.

Click here to read the press release about this new initiative.

Made in Israel Study Video

Israel is a country that has harnessed innovation in unique and varied ways. This video will highlight a number of those innovations. View the video below or on YouTube.

Made in Israel Study Guide

The “Made in Israel” study guide is designed to give teachers, parents, lay leaders, Jewish professionals and students an opportunity to delve more deeply into the information presented in the video and accompanying article. As the launch project for iMMERSE this study guide is being presented to provide an educational lens for Made In Israel.

Olympics Study Guide

The Olympics study guide is the second iMMERSE installment and is designed to deepen a connection between youth and Israel through stories and videos about Israel’s 2012 Olympic team.

For our special iMMERSE study guide on the Olympics please click here.

Made in Israel

Israel’s top 64 innovations. From health breakthroughs to technology, agriculture, the environment and the arts, the country’s innovations are transforming and enriching lives everywhere. Israel today is playing a significant role in some of the most important challenges facing our planet.

Click here to view the article.