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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...

  • Teach for America corps members meet Israeli teachers

    July 14, 2011 | 10:48 am

    Fifty-seven Teach for America participants are visiting Israel to learn about Israel’s approach to education and community service.

    As part of the 10-day program, the American teachers are meeting with their Israeli counterparts from Teach First Israel, which is completing its...

  • Answering the call to greatness

    January 19, 2011 | 4:02 pm

    On the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, 35 volunteers and 15 Teach For America teachers joined our team in Washington, D.C., to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through a day of service. Together they created thousands of study materials for hundreds of...