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Israeli elementary schools put 2 and 2 together

Israeli math textbooks will focus ‘on the content to be learned, rather than how it should be taught.’Ron Aharoni, who teaches mathematics at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, took an excursion into teaching elementary school. “What surprised …

When Israeli venture capital meets social ventures

Proceeds generated from successful company exits have thus far been contributed to twelve Israeli non-profit organizations active in the areas of youth and education.What began just three years ago as the brainchild of Israeli venture capitalist Yadin Kaufmann has been …

Going to the head of the class

An ISEF-run math class for Israeli high school students. Galit Bareket Danielli grew up in a family of 11 children with parents who emigrated from Libya in the 1950s. Like many young Israelis from a disadvantaged background, Galit struggled against …

Israelis launch aid efforts for Katrina victims

Israelis have been watching the unfolding tragedy of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath with deep concern, and from the highest levels of government to the individual grass-roots efforts, they have been offering assistance and support to the parts of the …

Democracy in Israel goes online

Israeli high school students will be forced to grapple with the concept of democracy and what it means to them.Democracy in Israel is in good hands – as long as the Citizen’s Empowerment Center in Israel is on its side. …