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IDEAL© – Israel Direct Education and Learning

January 20, 2018

IDEAL© is an online learning program offered by the Atlanta based Center for Israel Education through the online learning platform Teachable.

Jerusalem Timeline

December 24, 2017

The Jewish people have a 3,000-year history with the city of Jerusalem as a political, economic, religious and cultural center. In ancient times, the city housed the First and Second Temples where Jews from throughout the Land of Israel and the growing Diaspora made regular pilgrimages.

History, Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

November 17, 2017

An easy way to learn Israel’s history for personal use and the classroom. Our CIE source and document compilation, is easily searchable, an ebook. Highly praised by teachers at all levels, practitioners and casual users.

Eli Sperling: Domestic Issues, Often Overlooked by American Jews, Significant Factor in Determining Israel’s Future

October 9, 2017

According to a National Economic Council report, Israel’s population will increase by 5 million people over the next 23 years.

Zionism and Israel Are Pro-Choice: Embrace Them Both

September 15, 2017

Rabbis who attended the AIPAC-sponsored National Rabbinic Symposium Association meeting in Washington at the end of August sat in my sessions on Zionism with common interests.

Are the College Years Too Late for Israel Education?

August 18, 2017

CIE’s focus on Israel engagement with students before they reach college age is strongly endorsed by Gary Rosenblatt, Jewish Week editor.

Eighty Years later: Cogent Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

July 28, 2017

Abba Eban, writing in The Israel Yearbook in 1977, recounted what a British official, Sir Reginald Coupland said about how to end or wind down political conflict in Palestine.

Rafik Halabi – It Is time to Save Our State

July 16, 2017

“The three brainwashed Muslim fanatics from Umm al-Fahm, who carried out the Temple Mount attack, are not Israelis. An Israeli is someone like former MK Shachiv Shnaan, who taught his son that Israel is his state, the state he sacrificed his life for while defending the Temple Mount.”

History, Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

July 10, 2017

Ken Stein’s Third Edition of most “comprehensive” document compilation available on Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Ebook and kindle versions

Mass Haredi Protest in Brooklyn: A Symptom of a Greater Tension Between the Ultra-Orthodox and Israel

June 26, 2017

On June 11, nearly 20,000 ultra-Orthodox Hassidic men and boys gathered at Barclay’s Stadium in Brooklyn.

Over 80 Educators to Study How to Enrich their Teaching of Israel

June 22, 2017

CIE remains at the forefront of providing cutting edge content and pedagogy for the teaching and learning of Israel.

Surveys: 50 Years Since the Six-Day War – The Guttman Center for Public Opinion

June 16, 2017

During the 1967 Six-Day War, the State of Israel conquered territory that tripled its size. Though Israel later ceded the clear majority of that territory in the context of a peace agreement with Egypt, the war changed the contours of Israeli politics and opened an ideological rift that has been at its core ever since.