ISRAEL SCHOOL

@Israel's online course for youth

HELP YOUR CHILD TO 
KNOW ISRAEL BETTER!

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COURSE DETAILS:

6 ONLINE CLASS SESSIONS

EACH CLASS LASTS ONE HOUR WITH VIVID PRESENTATIONS AND ENGAGING EXPLANATIONS AND TEACHINGS 

TWO OPTIONS: ATTEND LIVE SERIES OF CLASSES OR ENGAGE IN SELF-PACED LEARNING THROUGH CLASS RECORDINGS
 
COURSE TAUGHT BY SEASONED ISRAEL EDUCATOR AND GUIDE AKIVA GERSH

WHAT PARENTS SAY ABOUT ISRAEL SCHOOL

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SARAH B. , NEW YORK

"My kids loved the Israel School course! Akiva is a fantastic teacher who clearly loves teaching and interacting with his students. My kids learned so much about the culture and history of Israel, and now they can't wait to take another course to learn even more. As a family, we highly recommend Akiva and his courses to anyone looking to solidify their or their children's knowledge and understanding of Israel and Zionism."

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KALANIT C. , ST. LOUIS

"Israel School was an amazing experience for my daughter. She learned a lot about Israel from its ancient history, modern statehood, and culture today. The learning with peers in an open and discussion based atmosphere allowed the students to feel comfortable asking questions and participating. As a parent it brings me such joy to see her excitement to learn about Israel."

COURSE TOPICS:

Class #1: Where did Zionism come from? Where did it begin, who started it and why?

Class #2: Farming, guarding and building: What the Jews had to do to get their own country.

Class #3: After independence: Ingathering of the exiles and building a new society.

 

Class #4: Security issues: Why has Israel been in so many wars and conflicts? How did Israel survive these great challenges?

 

Class #5: Discussing common criticisms of Israel and how to respond to them in an informed and balanced way.

 

Class #6: Exploring the unique character of Israeli culture: looking at the hebrew language as well as Israeli music, food and even graffiti!

TWO LEARNING OPTIONS:

#1. SELF-PACED LEARNING
PURCHASE SET OF 6 PRE-RECORDED CLASSES AND LEARN ON YOUR OWN TIME

 

COST:

$89

TO PURCHASE THIS OPTION,
CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW

#2. JOIN LIVE CLASSES WITH OTHER STUDENTS

COST:

$139

NEXT SESSION:

SUNDAYS, MAY 8TH- JUNE 12TH

4PM EST

TO REGISTER, CLICK ON THE PAYPAL LINK BELOW:

have questions?

email akiva at akivagersh@yahoo.com

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ABOUT AKIVA GERSH, ISRAEL SCHOOL

FOUNDER AND EDUCATOR

Akiva Gersh has been working in the field of Jewish and Israel Education since 2000. From 2007-2020, he taught Jewish History and Modern Israel at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, where he guided visiting students through the story of the Jewish people, in the classroom as well as through excursions to historical, cultural, religious, and ecological sites around the country.

 

In 2020 he took his teaching online and created @Israel, offering both pre-recorded and live israel-related classes, courses and virtual tours. 

 

akiva is a contributing blogger at the Times of Israel and published his first book "becoming Israeli" in 2017 about the experiernce of making aliyah and acclimating to life in israel .

 

Akiva holds a BA in Religious Studies from Brown University and an MA in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. He and his wife live in Pardes Hanna, Israel with their four children.