Education & Ulpan

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Seminar Lapidot

2017-01-29T13:14:51+00:00School Profiles|

Seminar Lapidot provides high school daughters of immigrant families with an excellent academic education in an environment attuned to the needs of Olim. It is a Chareidi institution providing a complete Beit Yaakov curriculum in an atmosphere that is knowledgeable about, and sensitive to, the multitude cultures of overseas Jewish communities. Classes are conducted in Hebrew; help is provided to students with inadequate Hebrew skills. Seminar Lapidot’s goal is to create the next generation of Jewish “women of valor” committed to Torah, its laws and spirit, with a deep understanding of the Jewish woman’s role in the home, in the community and in the world at large.

Amit Yeshiva, Tzfat (7-12)

2017-03-15T11:30:44+00:00School Profiles|

The Amit Yeshiva, located in Tzefat, is characterized by a small student body. With one class per grade, the Yeshiva allows for intimate contact between the students, the Rabbis and the staff. Boys from Tzefat, Rosh Pina, Hatzor and the surrounding Moshavim begin their school day with morning Tefilla, arriving at 7:15 AM by school bus. The student body is diverse, united by the boys desire to acquire a serious high level Torani and secular education. Acceptance to the school is contingent on an application and screening process, accepting boys who want to learn in a Yeshiva atmosphere and who are dedicated to a Torah lifestyle.

Kol Hadassa

2017-03-15T11:56:05+00:00School Profiles|

The central goal of Kol Hadassa is to guide the girls towards achieving an accredited high school diploma via the Penn Foster program. The staff works with the students in both individual and group settings. Once the girls have earned their diploma, they prepare for the psychometric exam that will enable them to apply to Israeli higher education programs.

Effective Parent Advocacy for Your Child with Learning Disabilities

2017-05-23T09:15:34+00:00Special Education & Resources for Disabilities|

Guest Contributor: Gayle Shimoff, MA, Learning Disabilities and Reading Specialist There are many children in Israel who struggle with AD/HD or learning disabilities, who do [...]


2017-03-15T13:14:25+00:00School Profiles|

It addresses the needs of religious girls who have already slipped far from their social fabric and school system. Tzofiah provides a therapeutic, residential home environment. Offers American adolescent girls from religious homes a fully comprehensive learning environment that also caters to the individual, emotional and special needs of its students. The nurturing, open, and safe family-structured environment, allows each Tzofiah student the freedom to grow at her own pace, without the pressure of living up to superimposed expectations.

Ohr Chodosh

2017-03-15T13:15:57+00:00School Profiles|

OhrChodosh has a very successful, yet specific program set up for boys 16.5 – 19. Boys must be drug free and shomerShabbos. Minyan is mandatory. The learning is very individualized, with short shiurim. There are Kollel guys who learn with the boys one on one every morning as well. Vocational training in the afternoons includes carpentry/woodworking and music (full recording studio on premises). Evening programs include computers (web design, flash media) gym facilities, Red Cross medical training, and more. Tiyulim play an active role in the curriculum. Full dorm, with full supervision.

Midrash Shmuel

2017-03-15T13:16:33+00:00School Profiles|

Midrash Shmuel is primarily a yeshiva for boys from abroad. The yeshiva is designed to be an intensive, yet balanced environment for the advanced development of its students. As a result it is somewhat flexible to accommodate individual requirements. This applies to both the personal studies and wider development of the student. Shiurim are all in English.

Finding Schools for Your Children: An Introduction

2017-09-27T10:38:39+00:00Education (Child/Teen)|

How to Search the NBN School DatabaseThis database is designed to facilitate your family's successful Aliyah by helping you research appropriate school options for your children. Since this database is uniquely designed for Anglo olim, we have listed schools that have at least a 10% student body who come from English speaking homes. Schools with less than a 10% English speaking population are included if that is the primary school for that community.

Recognition of Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

2017-03-15T13:46:38+00:00Degrees & Licensing, Higher Education & Student Resources|

Academic: In order to pursue an advanced degree in Israel, you must submit your foreign degree to the Israeli university you wish to attend. Your degree will be evaluated. The universities have full academic freedom in this matter and are not subject to Misrad Hachinuch’s criteria.

Pninei Chein

2015-01-28T13:59:57+00:00School Profiles|

Pninei Chein offers its students a Beit Yaakov Torah environment while enabling them to earn a full Bagrut certificate. It is a good option for Haredi families who want their daughters to be able to continue on to higher education. Bagrut majors include biology, computer science and graphic design. Many extra-curricular activities are offered to the students including a school play, Shabbatons, a mid-winter retreat, a Purim carnival and a Havruta learning program. The students are encouraged to study for their undergraduate degree in religious women’s colleges such as the Michlala in Bayit Vegan. Most of the students come from Magen Avot elementary school while there are a few from other schools as well.

Yeshivat Shaalvim – Naale

2015-02-11T09:03:34+00:00School Profiles|

The students in the Naale program are integrated with students in Yeshivat Shaalavim high school, as well as with students in the other Naale programs. The Naale staff works with each boy on an individual basis to make sure they are achieving their potential academically, socially and religiously. The close knit student body support one another in their transition into the program and form relationships that remain after their high school years.

Mosenson Youth Village/ Boarding School – Naale

2015-01-11T10:12:09+00:00School Profiles|

The Mosenson campus has been home to the Naale Elite program for 8 years, educating high school students who have come to Israel without their family. In 2012, they opened their program to high school Olim who have family in the country and do not want to live in a dormitory. The students are able to participate in all of the the courses that the Naale program offers, including their ulpan.

AMIT Maale Adumim- Girls

2015-01-28T08:43:42+00:00School Profiles|

MIT Ma'ale Adumim High School for Girls began the 2010/11 academic year with an enrollment of approximately 215 students in grades 7 through 12. The student body is characterized by a broad spectrum of ethnic backgrounds and socio-economic levels. Run on the principles of egalitarianism and integration, diversity in the students’ backgrounds is considered a key value.

Ohr Moshe

2017-01-29T13:06:30+00:00School Profiles|

Ohr Moshe is a high school catering to English-speaking Olim who have found it difficult to integrate into the mainstream Israeli school system. The school offers small classes, individual attention and personalized learning programs. The aim of the Limudei Kodesh program is to enable students to develop a genuine love of Torah and passion for Yiddishkeit which will accompany them throughout their lives. A full secular studies program is offered, with the goal of preparing students for the Bagrut exams.

Ohr Menachem Chabad Boys, Tzfat

2016-11-21T11:20:42+00:00School Profiles|

Ohr Menachem Boys Chabad in Tzfat was established more than thirty years ago under the directives of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. The school puts a strong emphasis on Limudei Kodesh classes, and lesser emphasis on secular subjects. The boys learn math, Hebrew, science, sports, and English (through sixth grade). The school is a Mamlachti-Dati school, meaning that it is fully under the auspices of Misrad Hachinuch.

Ulpanat Eyal Barama, Nov, Golan

2016-03-28T10:58:35+00:00School Profiles|

Ulpanat Eyal Barama is a small girls’ religious dormitory high school located on Moshav Nov in the Golan. The students come from all over Israel, with approximately one third living in the Golan and the North of Israel. Students spend one Shabbat per month at the Ulpana. Girls from the Golan do not need to sleep week nights in the dorm, though they, too, each have a bed and share a room. The Ulpana caters especially to girls who are looking for a small, warm, family-like atmosphere. It also specializes in helping girls with special learning needs.

Noam School, Tzfat

2016-11-21T11:31:07+00:00School Profiles|

The Noam school in Tzefat, or Beit Sefer Noam, offers a warm, caring environment for its students, coupled with a strong Torani atmosphere and a serious academic program in both secular and Jewish subjects. It is achievement-oriented and academically-oriented, and the students achieve higher than average grades. Side by side with this, the school organizes music and arts classes, as well as many extra curricular events and experiential activities for the students throughout the year. The school was founded over 20 years ago, and moved into its current building just five years ago, with separate girls and boys branches.

Amit Girls Tzfat, Netiv Ulpanit, Tzfat

2016-11-21T11:22:51+00:00School Profiles|

The Amit Girls’ School in Tzefat is divided into two tracks: the Ulpanit, which puts a large emphasis on Torah learning, and the “New Track,” which accepts girls from a variety of backgrounds. The schools, though sharing a common executive directorship, are housed in separate buildings, each with its own principal and its own characteristics.

Amital – Mamad Torani (Homat Shmuel)

2015-01-28T09:31:30+00:00School Profiles|

For an introduction to this school, please see the school's video on YouTube. This school, named in memory of Rav Yehuda Amital z"l, The Jewish school, Rabbi Amital moth was established three years ago. The school works collaboratively with the yeshiva in Alon Shevut, where Rabbi Amital served as Rosh Yeshiva and we are fortune throughout the year to participate in events and activities with students and rabbis at the yeshiva. The school emphasizes the values of Torah learning to educational excellence and a good atmoshphere.

Ph.D Recognition

2015-07-29T15:16:23+00:00Degrees & Licensing, Higher Education & Student Resources|

If you are working in the public sector, including government offices, hospitals, etc., you must have your Ph.D recognized by Misrad HaChinuch. In the public sector, recognition of your Ph.D will affect both your rank and salary. If you're working for a private organization or a post-doc, you will not need to have your degree recognized at all.

Netivot Yoram

2015-01-28T14:28:51+00:00School Profiles|

Netivot Yoram is a music school in Beer Sheva. The concept of this school is that music develops children’s total senses and makes them more aware of their environment, engaging their concentration and advancing their academic capabilities. Throughout the day, there is always some kind of music instruction taking place, and the program is rounded out by various classes in dance and sports

Yerushalayim Torah Academy for Boys

2015-01-28T11:03:07+00:00School Profiles|

The goal of the school is to help English speaking boys acclimate to the Israeli school system. The school is approved by the Ministry of Education, and is part of Yeshivat Netiv Meir. Language of instruction: YTA offers a range of options: English instruction with Hebrew texts, shiurim in easy Hebrew, Hebrew instruction (classes with Netiv Meir).Our goal is to insure that each student continues to excel academically while learning Hebrew at his own pace.

AMIT Modiin Junior High School (Boys)

2015-01-28T11:32:32+00:00School Profiles|

The AMIT boys school, which seeks to foster a heterogeneous religious community, offers a comprehensive Judaic and general studies curriculum. The school’s slogan is “Lilmod, L’chvod, Ul’haamin”- to learn, to honor and to believe. Their approach to interdisciplinary studies is to promote a creative and innovative experience in learning.

Ahavat Yisrael Ulpana Girls, RBS 7-11

2017-05-22T10:55:43+00:00School Profiles|

The Ulpana prides itself on the attention that it gives to each student and on the staff’s creative approach to Torah education. There is a strong emphasis on academic excellence. Students are offered an accelerated track in science, math and Hebrew language. In parallel, there are many extra-curricular activities throughout the school year including seminars, Shabbatons, a school play and one-day trips.

Ahavat Yisrael (Rappaport) Boys, RBS 7-12

2015-01-28T13:36:12+00:00School Profiles|

The educational and religious philosophy of the Yeshiva follows that of the elementary school. The boys are taught to love learning Torah while acquiring skills to become active members of society. A full Bagrut program is an integral part of the curriculum. Bagrut majors include: Land of Israel studies, electronics and computers. Graduates of Ahavat Yisrael elementary school are not automatically accepted to the Yeshiva; rather, they need to submit an application.