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Updated: Aug 23, 2018

The immediacy of Act.Il is why it fills such a crucial void. Being among the first to comment on any content, especially in major outlets such as the New York Times, BBC or Sky News, is critical in controlling the narrative. So how effective has Act.IL been to date? Very! “In January, the international BDS Facebook page cited the threat of Act.IL as a way to raise funds for itself,” noted Zur.



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Updated: Aug 23, 2018



The Raphael Recanati International School’s Social and Cultural Department provides a variety of extracurricular activities ranging from sporting events such as the kayaking club, to the Ambassador’s Club, which aims to influence a new generation of leaders to make the case for Israel, and much more. It also aims to introduce international students to the diversity of Israel culture. “We work to make sure that our international students are introduced to and become comfortable with the Israeli way of life,” says Or-Lee Kaidar, RRIS Social and Cultural Affairs Coordinator. Under the Social and Cultural department’s umbrella, IDC Hillel and the off-campus OU-JLIC, which falls under the purview of IDC Hillel, conduct religious and traditional Jewish activities. IDC caters to all Jewish students who come from diverse backgrounds and traditions, so every single student feels that he or she belongs. There is also a strong emphasis on regular interaction between the veteran Israeli and International students. Jonathan Davis, vice president for External Relations and head of the Raphael Recanati International School, says, “It is extremely important to make these students feel at home every day of the week.” Joint events with Israeli students, special trips around the country and getting to know Israel’s rich history, culture and beautiful landscapes, celebrating the holidays and holding regular Shabbat dinners throughout the year on campus build exciting experiences and memories that last a lifetime. 




Updated: Aug 23, 2018

 "Over a year ago, IDC Herzliya's the Applied Center for Psychology of Social Change waschosen as the leading professional partner in "Israeli Hope in Education" – a groundbreaking pilot program in the field of education for shared society, in cooperation with the President's House, the Ministry of Education and the Lautman Forum. Nine schools from all educational tracks participated in the program this year. During this year, we held a dedicated training for the leading educational teams in the field of inter-group relations, wrote a report on each one of the participating schools, which outlined the attitudes and perception of teachers and students, and provided professional consultation to the schools in writing work plans that included clear goals and objectives in the field of education for shared society." 



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