A New Way is a non-profit organization that works to build bonds between Jews and Arabs. Michelle describes a get-together arranged by the organization between Bedouin school children and thier Ramat Gan counterparts and shows how this can help each group to understand each other.

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So easy to pin blame on the ‘others’
Category: Education
Issue No. 174
 

Odelia Shpitalani’s parents could not afford extra lessons for her, but instilled in her the need for learning. Married and with her family grown up, she and a few of her friends offered help with English to pupils at a local school. From this small beginning PUSH was born and has grown into a nation wide organization working in schools all around the country.

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One, two, three – PUSH
Category: Education
Issue No. 174
 

Would you like to host a teenage immigrant?

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Would you like to host a teenage immigrant?
Category: Education
Issue No. 174
 

"I am a volunteer not like the others, they teach English to students, I teach their mothers." So says Yoel Sheridan, who sees an urgent need to help Ethiopian working mothers to learn basic English skills in order not only to help their children, but also to advance their own ambition to achieve higher education.

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English as she is spoken, or how I help Ethiopian mums over the language barrier
Category: Education
Issue No. 173
 

Business legal eagles must embrace international trade and its regulations. The IDC has recognised that there is a need for business law expertise and the ability to cope with the challenges of globalization. Thus IDC’s combined degree in Law and Business Administration program focuses on global legal principles.

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At the double: IDC Herzliya now offers a combined degree in law and business
Category: Education
Issue No. 173
 

Yoel Sheridan offers suggestions of how to help English language learners to cope with the problematic letter "H"

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English as she is spoke – and the magic letter ‘Aitch’
Category: Education
Issue No. 172
 

Atidim programs, targeting youth on the periphery, serve to encourage, empower, and enrich Israel’s disadvantaged, motivated, talented young people to prepare them to meet Israel’s future needs. They also include new immigrants and members of the Arab, Druze, and Ultra-Orthodox communities.

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Future hopes for children living on Israel’s ‘outskirts
Category: Education
Issue No. 171
 

Eli Libenson recommends taking the excellent free online courses offered by Yale University in Connecticut, USA.

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I’m studying at Yale from the comfort of my home in Israel
Category: Education
Issue No. 171
 

“It’s never enough to say it is simply so. You have to know why. Think about it. If you find a reason, come and tell me.” And so a seed of fine writing is sown in this very effective short story.

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‘Because’ is not the answer
Category: Education
Issue No. 171
 

Teaching English at an Arab and a Druze school turned out to be a frustrating experience for new immigrant Sharleen Harty. The teachers and staff were most welcoming and supportive but sadly the inefficiency of the Ministry of Education to actually pay her, led her to give up teaching in only one of the schools.

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THE AGONY AND ECSTASY OF TEACHING ENGLISH IN ISRAEL
Category: Education
Issue No. 170
 
 
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