About

The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education of the School of Education at Bar-Ilan University conducts programs that support and enhance the work of Jewish educators and Jewish educational institutions all over the world including North America, South America, England, the Former Soviet Union, Australia, and South Africa. The Center focuses its work in the areas of educational leadership development, professional development for teachers, curriculum development, and the use of technology in the enrichment of Jewish education.

Programs include The Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy (LVJA), an online school for middle and high school students; Centro de Estudios Judaicos, online courses in Spanish for university and high school students; online communities which connect and support the work of thousands of Jewish educators from all over the world; Israel curricula and social media based Israel education for elementary and high school students in English and Russian speaking countries; custom designed curriculum development  for all Jewish day schools in England; custom designed 21st century teacher training for educators in New York (e.g. ELAI, Flipped Classroom); custom designed teacher training for Jewish schools in the FSU; the publication of two Jewish education journals (Jewish Educational Leadership, IJJER), and many more.

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    The Lookstein Center
    Bar Ilan University
    Ramat Gan 5290002
    Israel
    P:+972-3-531-8199
    F:+972-3-535-1912
    info@lookstein.org

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