As part of their 20th century history studies, Leo Baeck high school students learn about Germany Jewry before, during and after the Holocaust, the totalitarian government, and its results during the Cold War. In this unique program, this year students prepared research papers, Wikipedia articles, and as a culmination and completion of this learning process, 26 students participated in an alternative visit to Berlin during the Purim holiday in March.
Leo Baeck 12th grader Noa Widmann, 11th grader Or Lauterbach-Goren, and 12th graders Lottem Arava and Dana Shtainberg, participated in The Israel Middle East Model United Nations (TIMEMUN), a student-led international model debate conference simulating the United Nations, now in its 16th year, held at the Walworth Barbour American International School in February. [Read more…]
A series of fires fueled by heavy winds and dry conditions reached Haifa’s residential areas this past Thursday. The fires have been blamed in part on arsonists and in part on weather conditions. The police are currently investigating and a few arrests have been made. [Read more…]
Leo Baeck is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a CMM (Conflict Mitigation and Management) grant from USAID and the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. [Read more…]
On September 15th, Leo Baeck hosted two distinguished speakers from the United States in an educational and informative program entitled “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the 2016 U.S. Elections.” [Read more…]