PenPals and Purim

JETS Shutafut partnership schools penpalled Purim by sending their partner schools hashtags, memes, linoboards and more. Assignments included directions to Discuss Esther’s dilemma with her Jewish identity. Wish your friends a “happy purim”... read more

“Are We Using Our Tablets Today?”

This summer JETS offered its No Teacher Left Behind course to teachers in Northern New Jersey through the Federation’s Kulanu program. Read about the impact that JETS No Teacher Left Behind course has had on Jewish educational institutions in this area. Are We... read more

My City

Vancouver Hebrew Acadamy and Uziel Elementary School in Kiryat Shmoneh introduced their partnership communities to their home communities, online, using social posters. The students were invited to post images along with descriptions in their native language or in the... read more

History in an Envelope

Over the last 70 years, educators have struggled with the question of how the Holocaust should be taught. The magnitude of the “Final Solution” makes it practically incomprehensible. Many educators have struggled to find ways to help students understand... read more

A Virtual Trip to the Maccabia

The Shutafut program that twins students in Edmonton and Emek HaHula students went on a virtual exploration of the Maccabia sports event which is held every 4 years for Jewish athletes from around the world. Using web tools and their online Learning Management System... read more

The Shutafut Program — Penpalling in the 21st Century

JETS Shutafut partnership program opened the month with two new Shutafut programs: A 2 month program between Mabuim and Temple Bnei Abraham NJ A 4 month program between Alabama and Yokneam These 2 month-long progams join the six year-long Shutafut partnership programs... read more

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