At the end of October, Sir Erich Reich, Chair of the Kindertransport group in the Association of Jewish Refugees in the United Kingdom, visited the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa and gave an enlightening living history lesson to a group of 50 high school students and teachers. [Read more…]
In March thirteen Leo Baeck high school students traveled to London for an exciting and emotional study tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck, in whose honor our school is named, and to follow in the footsteps of the Kindertransport stories.
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…]
On August 16, 2017, the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa hosted 45 students aged 18-26 from the Progressive communities of various cities in the UK during their 10-day Birthright tour of Israel. [Read more…]
Last year, Yaffa De Goede, a volunteer in the Leo Baeck high school library, brought in a book written in English called “I Came Alone,” comprising over one hundred testimonies of children from the Kindertransports. She thought it would be educationally beneficial if someone would translate these testimonies into Hebrew in order to widen the readership of this important book. [Read more…]