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How can you still see, feel, hear and learn about Israel, when you can't go there? Andrew Gilbert's dynamic directory with UJIA will give you virtually everything you need!

2020 is a year unlike any other in so many ways. For young British Jews, it sadly means no Israel Tour, no Birthright, no Onward Israel and, perhaps, no Israel family summer holidays. We used to have resource centres, libraries and books.

Today, we have the internet and it is jam-packed with ways that you can find the most amazing things about Israel.

Jewish News, in partnership with UJIA, has put together a selection of the most comprehensive collection of all things Israel – over these pages you’ll find a taster; the full directory is available at www.jewishnews.co.uk.

It will be updated over time, to remain a resource for you, your family and our community.  

*UJIA and the Jewish News take no responsibility for the content of external links.

 

Contents

1. Geography

  •  Jerusalem
  • Tel Aviv
  • Jaffa
  • Masada
  • The Dead Sea
  • Eilat
  • Galil
  • Deserts
  • Beach
  • National Parks
  • Sunsets
  • Virtual tours
  • Art Galleries
  • Israeli Artists
  • Museums

2.  History of Israel

  • The Israel Museum
  • Biblical History and Ancient Israel
  • Other Israeli Museums & Resources
  • Main Israeli Document & Video Collections
  • Pre-State Zionists
  • Shoah
  • The Creation of Modern Israel
  • Famous Politicians
  • Wars
  • The Jewish People
  • Historian’s Perspective

3. Politics

4. Culture

  • Journalism
  • Sports
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Film
  • Israeli TV
  • Opera
  • Authors
  • High tech/Start up Nation
  • LGBTQ+
  • FOOD

5. Media

  • Podcasts & broadcasts
  • Lectures
  • Books

6. Synagogues and Yeshivot

  • Orthodox
  • Non-Orthodox
  • Yeshivot and Seminaries

7. Israeli Universities Online Programming

 

Geography of Israel 

 

Jerusalem

 

Jerusalem, the Old City Panorama. Credit: Noam Chen for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.
Yummy- Bagels in Jerusalem’s Old City.(Credit: Noam Chen for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)
The Kotel (Credit: Noam Chen for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)
Jerusalem’s famous Mahane Yehuda Market

Tel Aviv

 

Tel Aviv by day. (Credit: Dana Friedlander for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)
Pickles shop in the Carmel Market, Tel Aviv (Credit: Dana Friedlander for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)

A bar in Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv (Dana Friedlander – Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)
Tel Aviv Beach (Credit: Dana Friedlander for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)

 

Jaffa

 

Masada and The Dead Sea

Children floating at the Dead Sea. (Itamar Grinberg for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism._
Aerial view of Massada with the Dead Sea in the background. (Credit: Itamar Grinberg for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)

Eilat

Eilat Dolphins’ Reef (Credit: Dafna Tal – Israeli Ministry of Tourism. )

Galil

Sea of Galilee (Credit: Itamar Grinberg for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. )
Old City of Acre with its harbour, the ancient walls and the Al-Jazzir Mosque. (Credit: Itamar Grinberg – Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

Deserts 

Wildlife at the Ramon Crater, Negev
(Dafna Tal for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

Beach 

Young people play on Tel Aviv beach at dusk (Dana Friedlander – Israeli Ministry of Tourism.)

National Parks

Sunsets 

Virtual tours from Tour Guides

Art Galleries

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Israeli Artists

Museums

What's Up the Observatory in Eilat and the Arava

A night in the desert, an 1.5 hour stargaze with a large computerized telescope and guided by Eitan Schwartz, add to that a fire and tea or a meal and campfire with stories and singing, add to that a night in the desert, nap if you want then awaken to see the early morning sky and the sunrise, add to that a guided walking tour of our desert. Build your own program with me, at our Beer Ora site or another dark site.milies and friends to spend a night in the desert. "What's Up" Observatory in Eilat and the Arava presents nightly programs in the desert .Join some or all of our nightly program .Beginning with the program “A Star is Born” lasting about an hour and a half. “A Star is Born” is a stargazing program using a computerized telescope , binoculars and amazing green laser the “touches” the stars. Stories and explanations of the stars and planets are given by Eitan Schwartz in Hebrew and English You can chose to join our campfire with a light meal ( Dairy , salad and pita bread ) and singing , potatoes and marshmallows .If you are interested , you can spend the night in the desert and wake before sunrise to hot drinks and a special viewing of the summer sky with Eitan's direction . Then you can join a walk in the sunrise, and come back for breakfast. For those of you who can not sleep, there will be a fire all night and astronomy programs and movies on video .please contact : Ethan 054-4819973PricesObservation "A Star is Born "Children: 6-17 including soldiers in the compulsory service NIS 50Adults: NIS 100Families ( parents and their children ) Maximum NIS 300Campfire mealChildren 6-17 NIS 75Adults: NIS 100Early morning Observation and sunrise walk and breakfastChildren 6-17 NIS 25Adults NIS 50Bring all of your friends, special prices for groupsPhone 0544819973

פורסם על ידי ‏‎"What's Up" the Observatory of Eilat and the Arava‎‏ ב- יום חמישי, 28 בנובמבר 2013

History of Israel

 

The Israel Museum

Biblical History and Ancient Israel

 

Tombs in the City of David, Jerusalem, the Old City.(Credit: Noam Chen for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

Other Israeli Museums & Resources 

Yad Vashem’s Hall of Names

Main Israeli Document & Video Collections

Israel National Archive – 32 million pages

The National Library of Israel

Zionist Archives

The reading room at Israel’s National Library

Pre-State Zionists

Theodor Herzl

 Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Ze’ev Jabotinsky (Wikipedia/ Collection: Jewish National Fund )

Chaim Alosoroff

Ahad Ha’am

Eliezer Ben Yehuda

  • Revival of Hebrew
  • Ben-Yehuda – whole section at the Academy of the Hebrew Language covering his life and work, journalism and the Hebrew Language committee.

Joseph Trumpledor

The Yishuv & development post Balfour Declaration

Balfour Declaration and a portrait of Arthur Balfour

Shoah

 

The Creation of Modern Israel

Chaim Weizmann at the signing of the Declaration of Independence

Famous Politicians

 

David Ben Gurion

David Ben Gurion (left) signing the Declaration of Independence held by Moshe Sharet, with Eliezer
Ben-Gurion on the set of the 1968 Interview
Photo Courtesy of David Marks

 

Moshe Sharrett

Abba Eban

Moshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan

Golda Meir

 

Menachem Begin

Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin & Jimmy Carter treaty signing, 1979.  Dan Hadani Archive, The Pritzker Family National Photography Collection, National Library of Israel [Credit- Dan Hadani]

Yitzchak Rabin

The historic peace conference at Camp David with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat

 

Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres

 

Ariel Sharon

Ehud Barak

Wars

Overview

1956 War (Sinai)

1967 War (Six Day War)

Israeli soldiers sit at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, after capturing Jerusalem’s Old City during the Six Day War, in June 1967. (AP Photo/Israeli Ministry of Defence,HO)

1973 War (Yom Kippur War) 

A Israeli tanks passes the remains of a Syrian tank in the Golan Heights in Israel during the Yom Kippur War on Oct. 9, 1973. (AP Photo/Spartaco Bodini)

The Jewish People

 

 

The Arab community in Israel and Shared Society Initiatives

Muslim worshippers some wearing protective face masks gather for Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a park in the mixed Arab Jewish city of Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, May 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Lucy Aharish

Historian’s Perspective 

Different historians offer varied perspectives and the ones we highlight below are just a few of Israel’s most prominent historians. We do not endorse any of their conclusions but hope that you will find reading them useful to aid your understanding. If you feel we have missed out any other important historians, please be in contact.

Old Historians, New Historians, No Historians: The Derailed Debate on 1948

Shlomo Avineri

 

Politics

 

The President of Israel

Knesset 

Benjamin Netanyahu speaking in the Israeli Knesset

The following parties are represented following the March 2020 election (see wikipedia for their history and more details – we could have included pages on each but focus on bringing you some recent videos in English)

Party Logos

 Parties, Seats and Leader(s):

Likud – 36 – Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya speaks at the Likud headquarters on elections night in Tel Aviv, on September 18, 2019. Photo by: JINIPIX

Yesh Atid coalition with Telem 13 + 3 – Yair Lapid  and Moshe Ya’alon

Yair Lapid and Moshe Ya’alon

Israel Resilience Party – 15 – Benny Gantz

Benny Gantz at a campaign rally. (Credit: Tomer Neuberg-JINIPIX)

Joint List – 15 -Ayman Odeh

Joint List leader Ayman Odeh casts his vote during elections in Haifa, Israel, Monday, March 2, 2020. Photo by: JINIPIX

Shas – 9 – Aryeh Deri

Aryeh Deri

United Torah Judaism – 7 – Yaakov Litzman

Yisrael Beiteinu – 7 – Avigdor Lieberman

Yamina – 6 – Naftali Bennett

Labor Party – 3 – Amir Peretz

Litzman, Lieberman, Bennett and Peretz

Meretz – 3 Nitzan Horowitz

Derekh Eretz – 2 – Yoaz Hendel and Zvi Hauser – 

Gesher – 1 – Orly Levy

 

Culture

Journalism

 What are Israel’s leading English language journalists saying? 

 

Times of Israel

Times of Israel
David Horovitz with Shimon Peres

 

Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post

HAARETZ  

Haaretz

 

I24 – News in English

i24

 

Other Israeli news in English  

 

Israeli think tanks with English content to subscribe to:

  

People to follow on Twitter

Other Key Institutions in Israel

An IDF soldier in a Hamas tunnel in Rafah
The Israeli Supreme Court at night
  • British Embassy, Israel/FCO: Celebrating 70 years of partnership with a cool contest! Celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations between Israel the UK with this competition from the British Embassy – UK in Israel
  • Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs – headed by Ambassador Dore Gold, this independent think tank provides in depth articles, lectures and videos on Israeli Security, Regional Diplomacy, and International Law.
  • Jerusalem Institute for Policy Researchfounded by Mayor Teddy Kollek in 1978, this local think tank has a global reach. With innovative thinking around the economic development of Jersualem, shared spaces in the city and sustainability.
  • Van Leer InstituteThe Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (VLJI) engages in innovative interdisciplinary research and has a deep commitment to the public. Research themes – Globalisation and Sovereignty; Sacredness, Religion and Secularisation; Science, Technology and Civilisation; Think Feminism; Liberal thought and beyond; and Integrated Governance

Learning Hebrew

 

Sports

Football

Israeli Premier League

The Big Four and some memorable performances versus British clubs

Hapoel Tel Aviv

Maccabi Haifa

Maccabi Tel Aviv 

Maccabi Tel Aviv – 2017. Picture: MTA

Beitar Jerusalem 

  • Only match against English side was Wimbledon in the Intertoto Cup and 0-0 they did play Rangers and lost 5-3 in 1998/99 in first round of UEFA cup

Current League Table

 

Notable Israelis to have played in the Premier League:

Yossi Benayoun:

PL Teams – West Ham (2005-07); Liverpool (2007-10); Chelsea (2010-14); Arsenal (loan, 2011-12); West Ham (loan, 2012); Queens Park Rangers (2013-14)

Yossi Benayoun playing for Chelsea

Tal Ben Haim 

PL Teams – Bolton Wanderers (2004-07); Chelsea (2007-08); Manchester City (2008-09); Sunderland (loan, 2009); Portsmouth (2009-12); West Ham (loan, 2010-12); Queens Park Rangers (2013); Charlton Athletic (2014-15)

Tal Ben Haim playing for West Ham

Ronny Rosenthal 

PL Teams – Liverpool (loan, 1990); Liverpool (1990-94); Tottenham Hotspurs (1994-97); Watford (1997-99)

Ronny Rosenthal (center) during a game between Israel and New Zealand held at Ramat Gan Stadium. (Wikipedia/ Source Ronny Rosenthal/ Author
Government Press Office (GPO)
Photo by Israeli Zvika / Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0))

Basketball

Olympics

 

Music

 

Naomi Shemer

Arik Einstein

Chava Alberstein

Yehoram Gaon – http://yehoramgaon.co.il/ 

Hadag Nahash

Idan Raichel

 

Theatre

Habima – Israel’s national Theatre – https://www.habima.co.il/

 

Robbie GringrasA Native Mancunian, Robbie has lived in Israel for over 20 years. He is at the forefront of developing Israel education for each new generation. He is publishing short theatrical stories during the lockdown called Tales from the Hill. His articles and blog is required reading for anyone interested in how to engage young people with Israel.

 

Film 

  • SERET –  Israeli TV & Film festival which has a mix of both paid for films and free events including Q&As in English with some top Israeli film and tv directors, actors etc – https://www.jw3.org.uk/search?for=seret%20
  • UKJFF

Israeli TV 

Israel’s world-famous Fauda

Opera & Dance

 

Poetry

Zelda:

Yehuda Amichai

Authors

Amos Oz

 

David Grossman

 

High tech/Start up Nation

 

Business

Former Israeli envoy Mark Regev at the opening of the London Stock Exchange in July 2018

LGBT+

 

Tel Aviv Gay Pride

Food & Drink

Delicious Israeli falafel (Credit: Dana Friedlander for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

 

Take away Israeli food in London:

Kosher

Not Kosher 

Those Israeli dishes we love

Shakshuka

Shakshuka (Photo by Yoav Aziz on Unsplash)

Falafel

Hummus

History food

Restaurants

Breakfast in Israel (Dana Friedlander – Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

Israeli recipes during lockdown – Restaurants/Food/Recipes/ Culinary/Markets/Celebrity chef

 

Masa Israel Journey

Masa Israel Journey offers the widest variety of programmes in Israel. With internships, study, tech, teaching and volunteer opportunities all over Israel lasting between five and twelve months.

 

Gap Year (Programmes in between Secondary School and University) 

Why Spend a Gap Year in Israel?

  • Bnei Akiva Hachshara – a 9 month Modern Orthodox programme. Split into two – Kivun (Taste of study, volunteering, Jewish History), Torani (Studying at one of the most reputable modern orthodox Yeshivas or Seminaries) 
  • Shnat Netzer – a 5 month Progressive Jewish programme with LJY & RSY-Netzer. With aspects of studying in Jerusalem, volunteering in Haifa and some optional add ons. 
  • Noam Drachim – a 5 month Masorti Jewish programme. Programme components include volunteering, hiking and studying at the Machon
  • FZY Year Course –  a 9 month Pluralist programme. The programme consists of portions volunteering in Tel Aviv/Yafo, studying in Jerusalem and a special interest period. 
  • Habonim Dror Shnat – a 9 month socialist and culturally Jewish programme. With opportunities to spend time on Kibbutz, a chance to go to South Africa and Poland, communal living and volunteering
  • Aardvark Israel – a 5 or 10 month programme based in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. You can tailor make your gap year experience to suit your individual needs. Has study, internship, academic, volunteering and special interest options. 
  • Bina Gap Yearis a 10-month experience that combines communal living with Israelis, experiential learning, hands-on volunteering, travel, and leadership training – with tracks in Tel Aviv and Haifa!
  • Masa Year of Service – A 10 month programme together with Israelis on the Sherut Leumi programme, where you volunteer for 32 hours a week in a personalised option. 
  • Big Ideaa year of intensive hi-tech training, social impact, and a one-of-a-kind Startup Nation experience! BIG IDEA Tech Hub is the ideal choice for anyone looking to boost their career in hi-tech, affect social change, and experience the vibrant Israeli lifestyle through field trips, tours, and interaction with Israelis. 

Media

 

Podcasts & broadcasts 

 

As everyone spends lot more time indoors, you may need something to occupy your time. Why not check out some of these podcasts?

  • While you may not be able to get on a plane and be whisked-off to Tel Aviv, you can tune into TLV1, and its six podcasts.  Stay in touch with the bustling city, Israel and the Jewish World.:
  • Israel Story –  Israel Story or Sipur Israeli is an Israeli prime-time radio show, and audio podcast. Israel Story produces episodes in both English and Hebrew. The Hebrew show, which began production in 2013, is broadcast on Galey Tzahal, Israel’s national Army Radio station.
  • Israel Policy Pod – Podcasts from the Israel Policy Forum team and featured guests helping you unpack developments from Israel and the regions from Israel 
  • The Promised Podcast  is a weekly discussion with contemporary Israeli music.
  • Kol Cambridge  by Israeli tourguide and former mazkir of FZY Sam Green showcases the talent and range of Israeli musicians, past and present.
  • Israel in Translation explores Israeli literature in English translation.
  • Streetwise Hebrew is a bite -size podcast showcasing Modern Hebrew and its slang.
  • Tel Aviv Review gives long form interviews with scholars, writers and thinkers.
  • WhyWhyWhy! show is people sharing true stores about misadventures in Israel.  
  • The Jewish Story (https://elmad.pardes.org/topic/the-jewish-story/) offers content to deepen the relationship with Israel.
  • Two Nice Jewish Boys   is a weekly Israeli podcast in English. Naor and Eytan offer you a glimpse of Israel and the interesting people there
  • Jewish Journeys (www.jewishjourneys.info)  brings in educators like Jeremy Leigh and Julian Resnick to do virtual Jewish experiences, including a session ‘Jews, Plagues and Places’ 
  • DataPoint from the Taub Center, Israel’s premier social policy study centre. Delves in depth into lesser known stories from Israel’s society and economy.
  • Hadiyun (BICOM weekly podcast)
  • Haaretz Weekly
  • INSS podcast (mostly in Hebrew but has some content in English)
  • Israel Story  – Israel Story or Sipur Israeli, is a radio initiative that brings high quality, long-form non-fiction content to, and about, Israel.
  • Fault Lines Podcast – The Forward – engaging debate between Danny Gordis and Peter Beinart

Lectures

Books

  • Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore
  • Israel: A History by Anita Shapira
  • Israel: A Concise History of a National Reborn by Daniel Gordis
  • Israel: A History by Sir Martin Gilbert
  • How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less by Sarah Glidden
  •  A History of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time by Howard Sachar 
  • Innocent Abroad by Martin Indyk 
  • Lords of the Land by Idith Zertal & Akiva Eldar 
  • The Hilltop & Croc Attack, both by Assaf Gavron

Consequences

  • Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin & the Remaking of Israel by Dan Ephron
  • Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein Halevi
  • The Unmaking of Israel & The Accidental Empire, both by Gershom Gorenberg

Biography

  • The Prime Ministers by Yehuda Avner
  • Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel by Anita Shapira 
  • Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu by Anshel Pfeffer 
  • Abba Eban Personal Witness: Israel Through My Eyes.  
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz  
  • Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul by Daniel Gordis  
  • Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon by David Landau 
  • Lioness: Golda Meir & the Nation of Israel by Francine Klagsbrun
  • Jabotinsky: A Life by Hillel Halkin   
  • Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman by Itamar Rabinovich   

Co-Existence

  • Letters to my Palestinian Neighbour by Yossi Klein Halevi 
  • What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist who Tried to Kill your Wife by David Harris Gershon
  • The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan

Zionism

  •  The Zionist Ideas by Gil Troy
  •  What Do Zionists Believe?  By Colin Shindler
  • The Making of Modern Zionism: Intellectual Origins of the Jewish State by Shlomo Avineri   
  • The Case for Israel by Alan Dershowitz  

   Conflict, Wars and Peace

 

  • Israel and the Arabs: An Eyewitness account of War and Peace in the Middle East by Ahron Bregman and Jihan El-Tahri,
  • Lords of the Land: The War over Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007 by Akiva Eldar and Idith Zeltar 
  • 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War by Benny Morris   
  • Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict by Benny Morris  
  •  The Arab-Israeli Conflict by Kirsten Schulze 
  •  A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict byMark Tessler  
  • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction by Martin Bunton  
  •  Catch 67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War by Micha Goodman   
  •   The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Martin Gilbert   
  •  Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael Oren  
  •  A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict by Walter Laqueur/Barry Rubin  
  • The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace by Dennis Ross   
  •  The Land of Blood and Honey by Martin van Creveld  
  • Scars of War, Wounds of Peace by Shlomo Ben Ami 

 

Different Palestinian Perspectives

  • I Shall Not Hate by Izzeldein Aboulaish
  • The Palestinian People: A History by Baruch Kimmerling and Joel Migdal  
  • The Question of Palestine  by Edward Said  .
  • Return: A Palestinian Memoir by Ghada Karmi   
  • Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness  by Rashidi Khalidi
  • Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement by Yezid Sayigh  
  • Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life by Sari Nusseibeh 
  • Son of Hamas by Mosab Hassan Yousef   
  • Palestinian Walks: Notes on a Vanishing Landscape by Raja Shehadeh
  • The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited by Benny Morris
  • Palestine Betrayed by Efraim Karsh   

Miracles happen here?

  • Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle by  Dan Senor and Saul Singer   
  •  A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel by David Horowitz
  •  Operation Thunderbolt: The Entebbe Raid by Saul David   
  • Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews by  Stephen Spector 


Fiction

  • The Source by James Michener
  • The Yellow Wind by David Grossman 
  • My Michael. Am Oved by Amos Oz  
  • To the End of the Land by David Grossman    
  • The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God and Other Stories by Etgar Keret  
  • Exodus by  Leon Uris  
  • Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story .by Matti Friedman 
  • The People Of Forever Are Not Afraid by Shani Boianjiu  
  • Only Yesterday: A Novel  by Shmuel Yosef Agnon    

More choices

  • The Israel Institute Digital Bookshelf  
  • Politics in Israel: The Second Republic byAsher Arian  
  • Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations. By  Ronen Bergman 
  • From Beirut to Jerusalem .by Thomas Friedman

 

Aliyah

 

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)

Nefesh B’Nefesh

 

Synagogues and Yeshivot Online

 

Orthodox

  • Yachad liberal Orthodox synagogue at 20 Zeitlin Street (in the Zeitlin School) in Tel Aviv 7.30 am on Zoom followed by Daf Yomi Talmud at 8.00am and a children’s prayer service at 8.30am. Evening prayers at 8.00 pm followed by Torah study (Israel times)
  • Radio Kol Barama, a Haredi station in Bnei Brak, is broadcasting prayers at 7.30am (starting with Yishtabach), 2.15pm., and 8.45 pm (Israel times)
  • Ichud Olam, Ben Yehuda 86, Tel Aviv with Zoom, details on SCHEDULE | ichudolam

Non-Orthodox

Yeshivot, Seminaries and other learning programmes/institutes online

Israeli Universities Online Programming

 

Some Israeli universities offer online courses or educational content; a selection is listed below:

  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem- Coursera, eTeacher and Online Languages program
  • Coursera – Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Hebrew University is proud to be participating, sharing stimulating lectures in fields ranging from Hebrew Literature to Brain Science with students across the world. All it takes is a computer with internet access!  See the Coursera website for our current list of classes
  • eTeacher – eTeacher Group is an international leader in online education. The hallmarks of eTeacher’s language courses are live online instruction, flexible hours, and the convenience of learning from the home or office.
  • Languages Program – The Hebrew University, in collaboration with The Israel Institute of Biblical Studies , is proud to offer its very first real-time Online Languages Program. The classes are open to students and researchers anywhere in the world who are interested in acquiring or improving their understanding of Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic, and Yiddish. 
  • Tel Aviv University – https://en-tauonline.tau.ac.il/online_courses
  • Haifa
  • Ben Gurion University of the Negev
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