The Etymology of Modern Hebrew Words

Etymology of Modern Hebrew Words - The iCenterWhat is "Moses' Cow" or "King Solomon's Camel?" One of the top Israel education resources visited on The iCenter website this year, educators have described The Etymology of Modern Hebrew Words as fun, accessible, and unique.

Four Sons Haggadah

The Four Sons of the Haggadah - The iCenterIn this collection of web-based and multimedia Passover resources, the theme of the Four Sons is explored through Israeli songwriters, poets, scholars, and visual artists. The Fours Sons of the Haggadah has been shared in various educational settings - including at home in the seder!

Tzahal (צה"ל) Acronyms: Everyday Hebrew Words

Israel Defense Forces - Tzahal (צה"ל) acronyms - The iCenterBehind each of the words and acronyms used in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is a larger story about the Hebrew language. Tzahal (צה"ל) Acronyms: Everyday Hebrew Words is another part of our series on Hebrew etymology.

Six Songs for Yom Ha'atzmaut

Yom Ha'atzmaut BBQ in Israel - The iCenterSongs for Israeli holidays and historical events are an excellent way to share the collective thoughts and emotions of the Israeli people. Leading up to Israel's Independence Day, Six Songs for Yom Ha'atzmaut was one of the most visited Yom Ha'atzmaut resources in 2017.

The Aleph Bet of Israel Education

The Aleph Bet of Israel Education - The iCenterThe iCenter's work is rooted in The Aleph Bet of Israel Education, a set of core principles, approaches to content, and essential pedagogies that together constitute the building blocks for the Field of Israel Education. In addition to hardcover books, the text is available in both a PDF version and plain text online.


The iCenter Signature Initiatives in Israel EducationThrough signature initiatives and community-based opportunities, The iCenter reaches educators from day schools, synagogues, camps, youth movements, college campuses, JCCs, Federations, local communities, and more. 

Various professional development opportunities are described on the Initiatives page.

Educational Resources

The iCenter Israel Education resources page snapshotThe Israel education resources we curate and create are designed to be learner-centered, feature the diversity of voices in Israeli life, and draw on genuine Israeli culture. Our goal is to create multiple entry points for educators to engage learners in meaningful and dynamic relationships with Israel.

With materials as diverse as the signature initiatives, educators are bookmarking this page and returning regularly to discover and interact with featured content.