By Michael Kuttner for J-Wire…

For sixty-six educators from Australia and one lone New Zealander (Kadimah principal Sue Meltzer) currently touring Israel on a ten-day KKL-JNF educational seminar, it has been full of eye-opening encounters.

The aim of this seminar is for the educators to absorb the tools and knowledge they acquire in Israel through KKL-JNF-overseas education department led activities and apply them back in their own classrooms and communities.

A first-time visit for many and a return for some who have been here previously this action-packed tour has been both an educational bonanza and a wonderful exposure to Israel’s amazing accomplishments in a variety of fields.

Spanning a wide cross-section of Jewish and non-Jewish schools, teachers from varied backgrounds have traversed Israel from North to South learning about the incredibly varied mosaic that makes up Israeli society…

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