THE

LOOKSTEIN CENTER

FOR JEWISH EDUCATION
IN THE DIASPORA

BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY

TEACHING THE STUDENTS OF TOMORROW

EMPOWERING
JEWISH EDUCATORS

The Lookstein Center provides Jewish educators around the world with unique opportunities to network, interact, learn and grow. This far-reaching institute is melding a rich educational and spiritual partnership between Israel and the Diaspora through innovative programming, professional expertise, quality resources and modern technology.

Over 5,000 Israeli and Diaspora teachers, administrators, principals, and librarians access the Virtual Resource Center website to network online. And programs that focus on issues of leadership in education fuel the growing demand for Jewish day-schools to thrive worldwide.

1968

The Lookstein Center Opening Day

CREATING A DYNAMIC NETWORK
OF EDUCATORS

Named in honor of the late Rabbi Dr. Joseph H. Lookstein, former Chancellor of Bar-Ilan University, Founder of the Ramaz School and spiritual leader of Kehillat Jeshrun in New York City, the Center is raising educational standards by empowering Jewish educators to grow as professionals, as Jews, and as mentors to Jewish students everywhere.

The Lookstein Center is a powerful academic force, enabling the students to address all disciplines of western civilization, inspired through the study of Torah and Jewish knowledge, enabling them to contribute to vital areas in Jewish education and thereby helping to build and strengthen the State of Israel.

Virtual Resource Center
A website for online interaction, information sharing and networking amongst Jewish educators. The site includes virtual “classrooms,” in which educators connect and learn together via cutting-edge technologies.

Leadership Programs
Focusing on issues of leadership in education, particularly for day-schools in North America.

Publications
Professional journals and a variety of other publications for Jewish educators.

Customized Curriculum Development
School evaluations and consultations for the improvement of Jewish education in specific school settings.

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