• Spring 2017 Registration Update

    Registration for NFTY-EIE’s Spring 2017 semester is running at a tremendous pace. Over 40 students have already registered, which is nearly double what we had this time last year. As usual, the Spring 2017 semester is shaping up to be a very diverse group.


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  • Fall 2016 Registration Update

    We are thrilled to announce that registration for NFTY-EIE’s Fall 2016 semester is running strong. Thirty-three students have already registered, up over 10% from this time last year. This is a very diverse group.


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  • 10 Great Reasons to Study on NFTY-EIE High School in Israel

    What makes NFTY-EIE High School in Israel such an amazing program? Here are ten great reasons why!


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  • The Amazing Book Report Project!

    For the past 5 years at EIE, the students in my Jewish history class have participated in a comprehensive book report project. Each student has chosen a book from my own library that I read once and inspired me in some way.


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  • Spring 2016 Photo Contest Winner: Perseverance

    Rachel Adams, of Thornhill, Ontario, was the winner of the Spring 2016 Photo Contest. Here, she describes the inspiration for her winning photo.


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  • NFTY-EIE’s Climactic End-of-Semester Tiyul

    Israel’s coalition politics is in the midst of an upheaval, and NFTY-EIE was on hand at the Knesset recently to see firsthand how the Israeli multi-party system works for the Jewish state.


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  • From Student to Teacher and Back

    I first heard about NFTY-EIE as a 15 year old at camp. I had always identified strongly with my Judaism and felt like it was a very important part of my identity. But I remember feeling a disconnect between this feeling and my lack of knowledge.


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  • The Final Week of the Spring 2016 Semester

    It is hard to believe that this is the last week of EIE Spring 2016! On Friday, our students will be back in their parents' arms and homes, leaving Kibbutz Tzuba, their madrichim, teachers and administrators behind (at least physically). I am certain that our parents are very excited for their return.


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  • What Does it Mean to be a Part of the Jewish People?

    In Aaron Gertz's Jewish History class, he asked his students to write a blog about what it means to be a part of Am Yisrael (the Jewish People). Below are a selection of responses from his students.


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  • Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut

    Yom Hazikaron began with a siren and a deafening silence. Our group went to the tekes at the Kotel to hear President Reuven Rivlin speak about the great sacrifices the young people of Israel have made to insure its survival.


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