a resource for Jewish educators

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Websites on Israel

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Israel Independence Day

9 May 2019

Resources and links for teaching Israel:

Ha'aretz

http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/opinion/israel-can-redeem-itself-by-recognizing-a-palestinian-state-1.358756

Israeli newspaper site. Article, for discussion, on whether" Israel can redeem itself by recognising a Palestinian State".

 

History of the Knesset

http://www.knesset.gov.il/history/eng/eng_hist.htm

Everything you could possibly want to know about the Knesset, Israel's parliament.

 

Virtual Jerusalem

http://www.virtualjerusalem.com/

An "online Jewish community with news and information on Judaism and Israel" - lots of facts and news.

 

Jewish Virtual Library

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Peace/jerutoc.html

Excellent site for Israeli business, Torah, news, views of Israel, Hebrew, calendar, jokes, festivals, recipes, games, Kashrut, Judaism, radio, leisure, chat lines, Kotel Kam (live camera on the Western Wall), 360º camera views of Israeli sites, and much more.

Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem

http://www.blmj.org

Virtual tour of the museum, plus special events, study resources and an online shop.

 

Ahavat Israel

http://www.ahavat-israel.com/ 

Ahavat Israel promotes love for the Jewish People, love for Jewish Culture, and love for the Land of Israel. The website is organized in 3 main sections: Ahavat Am Israel, Ahavat Torat Israel, and Ahavat Eretz Israel. Sections on music, games, books, software and Jewish links are also included, as well as a virtual protest that proposes solutions to Israel's current problems.

 

Beth Hatefutsoth, the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora

http://www.bh.org.il

Site exists to convey the story of the Jewish people from the time of their expulsion from the Land of Israel 2,500 years ago to the present.  Virtual tours online.