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  • Teach For America trip gives teachers taste of Israeli schools

    September 21, 2011 | 11:00 am

    The daughter of a Jewish father and a Catholic mother, Rachel Swift Linn always felt Jewish, even after her parents divorced when she was young and she began living with her mother.

    But that’s not how Linn is perceived by much of the organized Jewish community. 

    “I’d tell...

  • Study of American Jews making its way into Israeli schools

    May 17, 2010 | 11:19 am

    The Jews of America may be the largest Jewish community in the Diaspora, but that does not mean Israeli schoolchildren learn much about them.

    Sixty-two years after Israel’s founding, its school system still largely sticks to the Zionist trope that all Jews should live in Israel and...