Israel is the Jewish homeland; it is also home to many other people. This semester, we explored the various diversities of Israel — human, animal, geographic, religious, etc.
Diversity of humanity in Israel today
What is Israel? Where is Israel? How big is it? What land does it include?
Diversity of Jewish cultures from around the world in Israel + diversity of religious practices of Jews in Israel
Everyday life of children in Israel today
How Purim is celebrated in Israel
Diversity of geography/nature
Famous tourist sites that are special to Jews, Muslims, Christians, Baha’i
Encountering the Palestinian people
Some organizations working for peace
We asked the children to consider: What will YOUR connection with Israel be?
|Sydney||Israelis and Palestinians making peace – a skit performance|
|Arthur||Popular Israeli food – poster and samples|
|Quincy||Popular Israeli food – recipe list and samples – click here to see recipes|
|Rebecca||Street cats in Israel – click here to read|
|Holly||Tourist attractions in Israel – click to view four separate videos: Streets of Tel Aviv, Stray Cats, Places to Visit, and Some of the Strangest Things We Saw|
|Brady||Israeli architecture (old and new) – click here to view slideshow|
|Emily||How Jewish holidays are celebrated in Israel – poster|
|Asher||Important religious holy places in Israel – poster|
|Abby||Archaeological findings in Israel – click to view poster|
|Max M||Ho-ho-holy Land – click here for slideshow based on recent trip|