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segregation and parenthood

The shaky handheld camera moves across the charcoaled classroom, as if it were capturing the end of the world. My wife and I, casually getting into our post-girls-in-bed routine, suddenly fixed our gazes on the screen. 805 more words

Last Day of School

Today was my last day of school.  Done.  It’s incredible.  I’m not entirely sure how I made it to this point.  But here I am, and I won’t be back tomorrow. 374 more words

On The Job

Week 1: Teaching in Israeli Schools


Oh, pardon my French.  Does it make you a tad uncomfortable?  Personally, I was mortified when the English teacher recited this word and had a student in her fifth grade class write it up on the board among a list of other words. 1,279 more words

On The Job

Café conversation

In a funny coincidence, I was introduced to David Gerwin through two different connections. He is a friend of a friend of my cousin, and he was also the graduate school advisor of a fellow Fulbright grantee. 403 more words

Fulbright Project

Israel education...Educating for strengthening nationalism is important in times of war

April 14 2011

By Felix Quigley

Israel just released a plan to reinforce Jewish and Zionist values in the educational system,

Haaretz complains that

The Education Ministry’s plan for the coming school year does not include civics, democratic values or Jewish-Arab coexistence, according to copies circulated among principals. 302 more words

It's Never Too Early

A very clever sketch from Israel’s “Eretz Nehedert” (A Wonderful Country) comedy show.

What would happen if Im Tirtzu (The organization calls itself centrist. 61 more words

Israel: Jews In A State

What Can We Expect from the Israel Teachers Corps?

Israel has a new program for Americans and native English speakers: the Israel Teachers Corps.

Modeled on Teach For America, the Israel Teachers Corps seeks to train Americans and new English speaking immigrants to teach in Israel’s disadvantaged schools for one year. 651 more words

Life In Israel: What You Need To Know