Dr Ari Ackerman, describes an extraordinary press conference Ben-Gurion held devoted entirely to his understanding of the Biblical account of the Exodus from Egypt. What was problematic about Ben Gurion’s approach and how does Schechter’s approach to Bible education differ?
A unique partnership between the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies and Protestant Theological University in Amsterdam has created the first ever summer school focusing on Jerusalem. The week-long seminar, with Schechter faculty taking part, has attracted students from across the Netherlands.
Passover, the Festival of Freedom, celebrates liberation from bondage. This past December, Dr. Levana Libi Milon, a TALI school principal, traveled from Jerusalem to New York to experience a new type of freedom. Read more about her journey.
TALI’s year-long professional development program recently participated on a live tv show with Jordana Miller on i24news channel. Participating in this interview was Nitza Elazari, Principal at the Adam V’Olamo TALI School in Jerusalem and Dr. Peri Sinclair, Director of Professional Development at TALI.
The purpose of the trip was to learn about Jewish education in the Diaspora in order to broaden their perspectives on issues of Jewish identity in the State of Israel. I didn’t realize then that the choice to begin my visit specifically here would be a defining moment which would accompany me throughout the week.
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Dr. Ari Ackerman, Dean of the Schechter Institute asks: Can Judaism and Christianity cooperate, or is there an unbridgeable gap between these two religions?
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Israeli cantor and musician Saralee Shrell-Fox shares her experience teaching in this unique camp, which provides an opportunity for teenagers to encounter a joyous Jewish community environment and create connections that last a lifetime.