E d u c a t i o n
Lesley College, Intercultural Relations, Cambridge, Ma., U.S.A.
1990-1992 - Masters of Arts in Intercultural Relations.
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
1970-1975 - Studies towards M.A. Degree in the field of Jewish Art.
All credit courses have been completed except thesis.
1973 - B.A. degree in History of Art and Philosophy.
“Rambam” High School, Hadera, Israel
1963-1968 - Humanistic-Arabic department
High School Diploma.
E x p e r i e n c e
1913 The association for civil rights in Israel
Developing an educational high school unite to prevent racism while analyzing the documentary film "Precious Life" by Slomi Eldar.
1998 -2012 Gordon College, Haifa
Courses in the College:
- Education towards Tolerance in a multicultural society.
- Footsteps in the Grass – Education towards Tolerance.
Training teachers in the elementary school system in the north of the country:
Haifa: Areali, Sakva, Tshernechovski, Rambam, Haliya; Zichron-Yakov:
Hachorsh; Beith-Shann: Atomer; Or Akiva: Rotschild, Nechemia Tamari;
Abu-Snan: Elementary A; Tanach Villages: Yad Lchamisha; Kiryat-
Shmone: Tel-Chai; Itchak Anasi, Amaginim; Kfar Yehusa: Kfar Yehusa
School; Atlith: Galy Atlith; Kiryath Yam:Almogim; Moledeth: Motzkin;
Hadera: Echad- Ham; Givath Olga: Or lataf; Binyamina: Eskoloth; Tirath
Akarmel: Ygal Alon' Dgania; Tel-Aviv: Gordon.
Research and Curator of the exhibitions:
Toys of Old Times in Arab Villages in the North of the country
Holidays of Light in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Druze.
1993 - 98 - MARAG Inc.- Education Towards Tolerance
Developing elementary school programs towards tolerance:
- Israeli, L. (1999). Footsteps in the grass, Reichgold publishing, Tel-Aviv.
A school program confirmed by the Ministry of Education, Jerusalem,
for 3rd and 4th grades, elementary school.
1996 - 1999 Mofhet Institute, Research and Development of programs for teachers,
Ministry of Education, teachers’ training, Tel-Aviv, Developing the program:
- Israeli, L. (2001). A multicultural Odyssey - Training towards
tolerance in a multicultural society. Mofhet Institute, The Ministry
of Education, Tel-Aviv.
A program for high school & College's students.
1998- 1999 The Institute of Social Integrity, University of Bar-Ilan, Ramath-Gan
A member in a team developing the school program: Can I and
you change the world? - The right to be respected and the obligation
to respect others.
A school program for 3rd- 8th grade students.
1998-1999, The Center of Ishak Rabin Heritage
Developing Junior High School programs and training the school staff:
1994 - 1999, Lewinsky College, Tel-Aviv
K.S.V - a joint project of the Education Ministry, Department of New
Immigrants and Lewinsky College: Training teachers in the elementary
school system - towards tolerance.
Mathch - A Center for Educational Technology, Ramath-Aviv
1998- Developing a training unit and training teachers who learned the school
program: In Five Voices (Different Arabic children in Israel).
Research and development: Mizmor (Jewish-Ethiopian music and culture).
JDC - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Israel
1994-1995 - Training groups of principals and supervisors in education towards tolerance.
1997-1998 - Educational project in Sderot, Rabin school (most of the population is of new-immigrants).
1991 - 1992 - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office for Refugees and Immigrants
Research work in the community office of Mrs. Debbie Tom: The
difficulties that Soviet Jewish and Evangelical refugees face in
1985 Museum of Beth - Atefutsot (The House of Diaspora), Tel-Aviv
Field Research: Jews of the Caucuses.
1975 - 1979, Ethnological Museum and Folklore Archives, Haifa, Israel
Curator. Field research: The Mountain Jews of the Caucuses.
1975-1978, Oranim, the School of Education of the Kibbutz Movement, Kiryat-Tivon, Israel
Teaching: Jewish Art, Medieval and Renaissance Art.
1974 Denmark, Elementary School and Junior
Elementary and Junior high School, Jerusalem, Israel
Teaching History of Art (theory and practice).
1974 L.M.Mayer, Memorial Institute of Islamic Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Research assistant, preparations for opening of the Museum.
1972-1974 Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Research assistant. Preparations for the Exhibition "Jewish Life in
List of Publication:
Kindergarten and elementary school:
Israeli, L. (2006). Beginnings – Education towards Peace Values, Peres Center for
Israeli, L. (1999). Israel a Multicultural Society - the Treasure Box. (Hebrew
&Arabic) Ach & Gordon College, Haifa. (Kindergarten to 3rd grade).
Israeli, L. (1999). Footsteps in the Grass, Education Towards Tolerance. (Hebrew
& Arabic) Reichgold Publishing, Tel-Aviv. (3rd to 4th grade).
5th and 6th grade in Elementary school + Junior & High School
Israeli, L. (2006). View Points – Education towards Peace Values. (Hebrew &
Arabic) Peres Center for Peace, Tel-Aviv.
Israeli, L. (2001). A Multicultural Odyssey. (Hebrew) Mofet Institute, The Ministry
of Education, Tel-Aviv. (High school, College's students and
teachers in the school system).
Israeli, L. (2002). The Same Old Thing in a Different Form - Proverbs and their
parallels in the Israeli multi- Cultural landscape. (Hebrew) Ach &
Gordon College, Haifa. (5th to 8th grade).
E s s a y s:
Israeli, L. (2011). "The Other – a Resource or a Threat? Polar interpretations of
two children's stories: The Ugly Duckling, H”C Anderson & Raspberry
Juice by, H. Shenav, Journal of Peace Education, Vol.8, No. 1, April, p. 1-17
Israeli, L' (2007). "The Other" – a Resource or a Threat? Opposed Social Pictures
in Two Children’s Stories: The Ugly Duckling, H”C Anderson &Juice
by, H. Shenav." Ministry of Education, The unite to development of school
Israeli, L. (2003). "The Other - a resource or a threat? A social model on two
children stories: The Ugly Duckling/ H"C Anderson & Raspberry Juice
by H' Shenav", Panim, Quartrly for Society, Culture and Education, Tel-Aviv.
Israeli, L. (2003). "The Development of a School Program - Personal Narrative",
the book of the The Fourth International Conference on Teacher
Education, Teacher Education as a Social Mission - A key to the Future,
Mofeth Institute and Achva College of Education, June 2002 (Hebrew,
Presentaions in Scientific meetings:
Conference: Imagine - Expression in the Service of Humanity, Lesley University, Tel Aviv, 6 April, 2006, "Footsteps in the Grass- Education Towards Tolerance in a Multicultural Society"
Al-Qasemi Academy – Academic College of Education, 26 Jan.2006, Baka al Garbia "The Other – a Resource or a Threat?" in "Tolerance Day – Act and Promote Intercultural Communication".
Symposium: Towards Tolerance, December 19, 2006 The Teachers Organization to Fight Racism and Antisemitism, Tel-Aviv.
Symposium: What is Children's Literature, March 1-2, 2002, Bates College, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Lewiston, Maine. "The Other - a Resource or a Threat? A Social Model on Two Children Stories: The Ugly Duckling/ H"C Anderson & Raspberry Juice by H' Shenav". International
Symposium: Understanding and Accommodating Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education in Israel, February 19, 2001, CJP - Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston - Israel Office, Haifa University.
Symposium: Towards Tolerance, March 10, 2001, The Teachers Organization to Fight Racism and Antisemitism, Tel-Aviv.
Conference: Children 2000: Providing a Respecting Educational Environment in a Changing Society, July 27-28, 1999, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem.
The Fourth International Conference on Teacher Education, Teacher Education as a Social Mission - A key to the Future, Mofeth Institute and Achva College of Education, June 2002.
- "The Development of a School Program (Footsteps in the Grass) - Personal
- "Barbie Doll & Quiet Water (Peruvian Indian Doll) speak out".
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