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Environmental Education for Resilience in Times of Climate Change2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Environmental.aspxEnvironmental Education for Resilience in Times of Climate ChangeAfter a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, on June 6th Beit Berl College held the 19th Annual Environmental and Sustainability Conference, 'Environmental Education for Resilience in Times of Climate Change', attended by some 550
Meeting the Fast-Growing Demand for Professionals in Data Analytics2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Meeting.aspxMeeting the Fast-Growing Demand for Professionals in Data AnalyticsAt 5:00pm on May 12th, 150 pupils – secular and religious, Jewish and Arab - selected from 17 high schools where data analytics is taught, gathered on Beit Berl’s campus for the 1st ever Data Analytics Hackathon. For the next 14 hours, the pupils worked
Beit Berl Uses Technology to Expand Accessibility Awareness2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Technology.aspxBeit Berl Uses Technology to Expand Accessibility AwarenessHeightened awareness for handicap accessibility over the past decade has brought to light the need for those in public roles – especially teachers -- to be equipped to interact with people with disabilities. Beyond providing physical accessibility, the
Meet our Students: Orr Weisberg Sees Only Abilities, Not Disabilities2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Orr-Weisberg.aspxMeet our Students: Orr Weisberg Sees Only Abilities, Not DisabilitiesBeit Berl graduate Orr Weisberg won 3rd place in the student film competition of the Docaviv Film Festival for his film, Everybody Knows Jack. A native of Sde Warburg, Orr was diagnosed with the autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). From the age of 6 to age
COSMOS: Creating Organizational Structures for Meaningful Science education through Open Schooling2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/COSMOS.aspxCOSMOS: Creating Organizational Structures for Meaningful Science education through Open SchoolingProfessor Daphne Goldman and Dr. Ariel Sarid won the EU Horizon 2020 call for promoting science with and for society (SWAF) - "COSMOS: Creating Organizational Structures for Meaningful Science education through Open Schooling for all," ​in which
Beit Berl Graduates Win Big at 2022 Docaviv Film Festival!2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Docaviv.aspxBeit Berl Graduates Win Big at 2022 Docaviv Film Festival!Congratulations to Beit Berl graduate Itamar Alcalay whose film, The Camera of Dr. Morris, won Best Film in the Docaviv Film
Beit Berl Hosts 2nd National Science Olympics for Arab Pupils2022-06-28T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/june-22/Pages/Science-Olympics.aspxBeit Berl Hosts 2nd National Science Olympics for Arab PupilsOn May 17th, Beit Berl College hosted the final competition of the National Science Olympics for 9th grade Arab-Israeli pupils. The three-stage science competition drew an outstanding 6,500 contestants from Arab schools throughout the country. The 25
Beit Berl Supports Ukrainian Refugees2022-04-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/april-22/Pages/Ukrainian-Refugees.aspxBeit Berl Supports Ukrainian RefugeesFrom the onset of the Russian invasion in Ukraine, students and graduates of Beit Berl's Martin Buber Center for Dialogue Education in the Hashomer Hatzair, Dror Israel, and Tarbut movements have been volunteering on the ground in Ukraine and
Beit Berl Grad Named Globes 40 Under 402022-04-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/april-22/Pages/40-under-40.aspxBeit Berl Grad Named Globes 40 Under 40Meet Reut Wexler, a graduate of the Beit Berl College Informal Education program, was named one of Globes' 40 Under 40 .
Beit Berl launches Israel's first Masters in Integrative STEM Education2022-04-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/april-22/Pages/STEM.aspxBeit Berl launches Israel's first Masters in Integrative STEM EducationBeit Berl College launched Israel's first integrative master's degree program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education in Israel. The two-year program trains educators from different STEM-based fields in new integrative
TEDx Israel: Beit Berl Leading Innovation in Education2022-02-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-22/Pages/TEDx.aspxTEDx Israel: Beit Berl Leading Innovation in EducationOn December 23, 2021 the Center for Innovation at Beit Berl College held the first-ever TEDx Israel in education before an audience of 300+ educators, policymakers, entrepreneurs and friends.
Rooted Leadership2022-02-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-22/Pages/leadership.aspxRooted LeadershipOn January 6, 2022 the foyer of Tabye's city hall was filled with over 70 people for the concluding event of the Rooted Leadership project. On display, The Path of Memories exhibit presenting the oral histories gathered by Arab Israeli teenagers of the
Dialogue Coaching Hub: From Idea to Implementation2022-02-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-22/Pages/Dialogue.aspxDialogue Coaching Hub: From Idea to ImplementationThe Dialogue Coaching Hub was among the select winners of Beit Berl College's Changemakers Accelerator.
The CHANGE Project: Gender Equality and Equity in Science and Research2022-02-05T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/in_the_news/Pages/CHANGE-Project.aspxThe CHANGE Project: Gender Equality and Equity in Science and ResearchThis newsletter summarizes the activity of Beit Berl Academic College in the Horizon2020-CHANGE project during academic year 2020/2021 and outlines the main objectives of the work plan for 2021/2022.
Changing the World Through Art2021-11-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-2021/Pages/Art.aspxChanging the World Through ArtThe first cohort from the Tarbut (Culture) Movement to graduate from Beit Berl’s Martin Buber Center for Dialogue Education has big dreams.
Meeting the Surging Demand for Data Analysts2021-11-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-2021/Pages/Data-Analysts.aspxMeeting the Surging Demand for Data AnalystsAs a pioneer in training educators, Beit Berl is once again taking its place as an innovative institution with its fingers on the pulse of Israeli society.
Beit Berl to Boost Israel's Capacity as a ‘Doco Superpower’2021-11-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-2021/Pages/Doco-Superpower.aspxBeit Berl to Boost Israel's Capacity as a ‘Doco Superpower’“Documentaries are vibrant and important in and of themselves; and they have the power to change the social fabric.”
Joint Venture Helps Israel Invest in Early Childhood Education2021-11-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-2021/Pages/Early-Childhood.aspxJoint Venture Helps Israel Invest in Early Childhood EducationA newly launched collaboration between Beit Berl College and Western Galilee College aims to address the acute shortage of qualified teachers, especially in early childhood education.
Equal Opportunity in Practice and Research: New Master’s Track2021-11-22T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-2021/Pages/New-Masters-Track.aspxEqual Opportunity in Practice and Research: New Master’s TrackA new track offered by Beit Berl as part of its two-year M.Ed. program in Educational Management and Organization attracts educators who are passionate about providing equal opportunity for students in Israel’s school system.
Students Reveal Personal Worlds in HaMidrasha's Art Exhibition2021-08-17T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/8-21/Pages/Art-Exhibition.aspxStudents Reveal Personal Worlds in HaMidrasha's Art Exhibition"There was more realism in the works this year," muses Barak Ravitz, the curator of the Graduation Exhibition.
Elite IDF Cyber Whizzes to Teach in Israeli Schools2021-08-17T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/8-21/Pages/Cyber.aspxElite IDF Cyber Whizzes to Teach in Israeli SchoolsBeit Berl launched an intensive one-year teacher training program for Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers serving in the most elite cyber units, including the Intelligence Corps' venerable Unit 8200.
How Do Educational Revolutions Begin?2021-08-17T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/8-21/Pages/Revolutions.aspxHow Do Educational Revolutions Begin?We are living in a world where frequent and powerful changes are altering the educational agenda, turning theoretical discussion of the need for changes into reality, and accentuating processes that are taking place in the educational field.
Going for the Gold in the Science Olympics2021-08-17T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/8-21/Pages/Science-Olympics.aspxGoing for the Gold in the Science OlympicsThe first National Science Olympics for Israeli-Arab 9th graders, organized by Beit Berl College in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, drew an outstanding 8,000 participants from 136 Arab schools throughout the country.
STEM Education Takes Center Stage2021-08-17T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/8-21/Pages/STEM.aspxSTEM Education Takes Center StageFrom pandemics to climate change – today's problems do not fit into neat boxes. ​In order to develop educational tools to meet these challenges, Beit Berl College is launching Israel's first integrative Master's in STEM
Now More Than Ever2021-05-30T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/5-2021/Pages/More-Than-Ever.aspxNow More Than EverAs Israelis, we mourn the innocent victims of the violence that has plagued our country over the last weeks.
Between Spaces: We Use Words But Think in Images2021-05-10T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/5-2021/Pages/Between-Spaces.aspxBetween Spaces: We Use Words But Think in ImagesStudents from Beit Berl and Breitner Academy in Amsterdam created cohesive works of art across the Mediterranean – exploring the relationship between personal and public space.
New Center Kickstarts Innovation on Campus2021-05-10T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/5-2021/Pages/Kickstarts-Innovation.aspxNew Center Kickstarts Innovation on CampusThe Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is up and running just months after new Beit Berl President Prof. Yuli Tamir prioritized an ethic of innovation and social entrepreneurship throughout the College.
Leading Social Justice in Education2021-05-10T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/5-2021/Pages/Social-Justice.aspxLeading Social Justice in EducationThe new MAOF Honors Program stimulates student leadership and entrepreneurship and promotes values of equality and shared society.
The Museum as a Space of Multiple Meanings2021-05-10T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/5-2021/Pages/The-Museum.aspxThe Museum as a Space of Multiple MeaningsBeit Berl’s Center for the Advancement of Shared Society and HaMidrasha-Faculty of Arts joined forces in a bilingual program using museums as a platform to explore identity.
Grappling with Identity2021-03-21T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/spring-21/Pages/Identity.aspxGrappling with IdentityThe art of HaMidrasha alumna Ala Haytham creates a prism reflecting three generations of women.
How Does the Pandemic Affect Children’s Literacy?2021-03-21T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/spring-21/Pages/Literacy.aspxHow Does the Pandemic Affect Children’s Literacy?Dr. Yarden Kedar, Head of Early Childhood Education at Beit Berl, has received a grant to study the impact of Covid-19 on early literacy and numeracy among disadvantaged Israeli children.
Non-Formal Education Around the World: Adapting to Local Contexts2021-03-21T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/spring-21/Pages/Non-Formal-Education.aspxNon-Formal Education Around the World: Adapting to Local ContextsBeit Berl teamed up with the World Zionist Organization to bring together Israeli and Diaspora youth leaders from around the world.
Full STEAM Ahead2021-03-21T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/spring-21/Pages/STEAM.aspxFull STEAM AheadDr. Noa Ragonis will lead a groundbreaking national task force on STEAM education – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.
We Fight for Each Student – Together2021-03-21T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/spring-21/Pages/Together.aspxWe Fight for Each Student – TogetherNew technologies and mentoring programs were introduced to support students with disabilities throughout the pandemic.
Art Therapy Goes Global and Digital2021-02-10T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-2021/Pages/Art-Therapy.aspxArt Therapy Goes Global and DigitalCollaborating with St. Xavier's College in Mumbai, India, and Israeli community organizations, Beit Berl's Art Therapy Department creates models for long-distance support.
Meet our Faculty!2021-02-10T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-2021/Pages/faculty.aspxMeet our Faculty!In a series of video portraits, faculty members describe critical issues in their fields of expertise.
The Future is Here2021-02-10T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-2021/Pages/Future.aspxThe Future is HerePioneering the Makerspace concept in Israeli education, Beit Berl is launching the first program to train teachers and principals throughout the country to introduce “makering” in their schools.
“If They Can’t Come to the Gallery, the Gallery Will Go To Them”2021-02-10T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-2021/Pages/Gallery.aspx“If They Can’t Come to the Gallery, the Gallery Will Go To Them”Unable to offer its regular educational programming, HaMidrasha Gallery developed online innovations to comply with Covid-19 guidelines.
Shalom, Salaam, Hello2021-02-10T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/feb-2021/Pages/Shalom.aspxShalom, Salaam, HelloTeaching and learning English brings together Jewish and Arab education students to teach 5th graders from both communities – even during Covid-19.
Harnessing High-Tech to Transform Distance Learning2020-11-28T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-20/Pages/Distance-Learning.aspxHarnessing High-Tech to Transform Distance LearningBeit Berl College initiated a groundbreaking project in partnership with Microsoft Israel and the Rashim company.
Learning Together Across Borders2020-11-28T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-20/Pages/Learning-Together.aspxLearning Together Across BordersA new and innovative project enables Beit Berl students to study together with peers from the University of Potsdam through distance learning platforms, offering an opportunity for Israeli and German students to hone their English proficiency skills
The Nominees Are…2020-11-28T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-20/Pages/nominees.aspxThe Nominees Are…Four films by Beit Berl’s Film Department students, graduates and faculty were nominated for the prestigious 2020 Israeli Documentary Film Prize competition. The four films are:
Beit Berl’s New President: “We Must Embrace Change”2020-11-28T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-20/Pages/President.aspxBeit Berl’s New President: “We Must Embrace Change”Beit Berl College’s new President, Professor Yael (“Yuli”) Tamir, is eager to face the challenges that lie ahead, drawing on her extensive experience in the highest echelons of both academia and government in her new role.
Defending Democracy Prize 20202020-11-28T22:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/nov-20/Pages/Prize.aspxDefending Democracy Prize 2020Beit Berl College’s Center for Advancement of Shared Society awarded the 2020 "Defending Democracy Prize" to students whose outstanding academic projects promote values of equality and inclusion in Israeli society.
BBC welcomes new president2020-10-18T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Tamir.aspxBBC welcomes new presidentThe incoming President of Beit Berl College, Professor Yael (Yuli) Tamir, is a highly respected public figure with a prestigious career in academia and government.
Beit Berl Students and Faculty Bolster Israel's Education System During Pandemic2020-09-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Education.aspxBeit Berl Students and Faculty Bolster Israel's Education System During PandemicWith Israel's teachers overwhelmed by Covid-19’s pedagogic challenges, Beit Berl’s Faculty of Education steps up to the plate.
Emergency Fund Helps Struggling Students During Pandemic2020-09-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Emergency.aspxEmergency Fund Helps Struggling Students During PandemicThanks to Beit Berl’s Covid-19 Emergency Fund, dozens of students have received special scholarships enabling them to continue their studies.
Exposing and Being Exposed2020-09-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Exposing.aspxExposing and Being ExposedBeit Berl College’s Faculty of Arts-HaMidrasha recently held its annual exhibition featuring works by graduating students.
Going Global2020-09-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Going-Global.aspxGoing GlobalBeit Berl College is launching two pioneering initiatives together with the Society for International Development (SID):
Art on the Streets2020-09-09T21:00:00Zhttps://www.beitberl.ac.il/english/about_us/news/newsletter/sep-2020/Pages/Art-on-the-Streets.aspxArt on the StreetsBeit Berl alumnus Itay Zalait is one of Israel’s most provocative and intriguing contemporary artists.

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