As individuals, institutions and schools adapt to more digital learning during this period of social distancing, we are collecting relevant resources in one place for your use.

Digital, Video, and Audio Sources – A variety of materials to enhance your knowledge of Modern Israel including videos of past CIE presentations; recorded webinars; podcasts; and informational videos about specific topics. Check back often as we continue to expand our digital offerings.

IDEAL – Israel Direct Education and Learning is an online learning program offered by Center for Israel Education.  Delivered through Teachable, participants can enroll and learn at their own pace.

Hebrew enrichment resources that celebrate Israeli life and culture

March 27, 2020

Integrating Israeli culture into your Hebrew learning and practice is not something we need to abandon in this time of social distancing. Here are several resources and suggestions for learners to keep Hebrew language skills sharp while exploring a variety of aspects of Israeli society.

Games for Israel Learning

March 26, 2020

Games and activities are great tools for learning about Israel which can be fun for the whole family.  The games we present here touch on a number of different topic areas: Geography, Tanakh, history, politics, and culture.  Some are based on existing games that you may already be familiar with.  These are all “low-tech,” and […]

CIE’s Leadership Series

March 23, 2020

The Leadership series is a biographical collection of ebooks on a diverse set of individuals who have influenced Israel's history, politics, and culture. The first six ebooks in this series are: David Ben-Gurion, Shimon Peres, Golda Meir, Ilan Ramon, Netta Barzilai, and Naomi Shemer.

Resources for Teaching about Passover in Israel

Here is a list of resources for learning about Passover in Israel. For each of the related topics, we are providing ideas for activities and distance learning opportunities, with the supporting links. We hope you will find fun and meaningful ways of celebrating Israel and Passover, and please let us know if these sparked additional ideas and online engagements with your students!

At Home Escape Room Activity: The Hall of Fame

This escape room guides learners through a series of activities using a variety of original sources, ultimately directing them to learn about Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s longest serving and most influential leaders. While not all of the activities are directly related to Peres, they provide additional context into Israeli culture and society by exposing players to learn more about the country’s founding, its national anthem, and its food. The activity is designed for learners in grades 3-6.

Online Lesson on Passover and Israel

March 19, 2020

We are pleased to announce the release of a new online class as part of our IDEAL series. IDEAL: Passover and the Jewish State is a three session course for students in grades 3-8.

Israel Trip Enrichment Alternatives and Resources

March 18, 2020

As schools and organizations are being forced to rethink their Israel travel programs, CIE is here to help with this set of resources that will bring Israel to your learners.