Jerusalem U in September launched the Jerusalem U Media Lab as an online resource for Israel educators.
The database provides access to all of Jerusalem U’s video classes and supplementary classroom materials. Streaming links to the video classes and PDF downloads of classroom materials are available free; digital downloads of feature films and video classes are available at a low cost.
Educators can browse content through subject- and age-specific curated playlists, most popular classes, and more.
“We understand that teaching the always-changing, complex topic of Israel is challenging — and possibly even scary — but we don’t believe it should be,” Jerusalem U President Dina Rabhan said. “We are a team of educators finding joy in creating ways to engage students in meaningful discussions and out-of-the-box learning through digital media. The Media Lab is the new destination for all of this learning.”
The Media Lab also offers tips, experiences and professional development materials for teachers.
“Films bring Israel to life,” said Lior Krinsky, the vice president of Israel education content and U.S. operations for Jerusalem U. “Our video classes and feature documentaries harness the power of authentic storytelling, multiple narratives and a wide range of topics.”