Launch of the NEW AMHSI Alumni Association

2014 will be a very special year for AMHSI and we hope for you!   After 42 years, 2014 will be the first time we can Officially say we are part of the JNF family Share AMHSI happenings in real time with thousands of people via our various social media connections, ie FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube, […]

Passover 5774 Greetings from AMHSI

This Passover, as with every year, we recount stories, sing songs and chant blessings all reflective of Passover’s primary theme – עבדים היינו – “we were slaves”.   The Jewish People forever seek to recall, continuously, year after year, that “we were slaves in Egypt”.  We understand exodus as being about freedom, exploration, discovery, transformation […]

Inauguration of Student Radio Station at AMHSI campus in Hod HaSharon

Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI) will inaugurate its very own student radio station and music recording space on its campus in Hod Hasharon, in time for the arrival on Wednesday of 150 high school students from across the US who will be in Israel for a six-week college-prep program.The state-of-the-art radio station was […]

Duke University Undergrad Students at AMHSI

For the second time in 2013, a group of 11 undergrad students from Duke University, Durham NC, spent 1 week in Israel with AMHSI with Dean of Education, David Mitchell, studying Israel water issues, water technology, and environmental sciences. Highlights of the trip included learning first hand about desiccation of the Dead Sea, water recycling, […]

World ORT Future Leaders Program at AMHSI

The World ORT Future Leaders Program is a leadership training program designed to identify and nurture the leadership potential of a group of high school students from around Europe and the former Soviet Union, and to encourage them to participate in, and ultimately initiate, community projects. The one year program provides participants with experiences and […]


We have come a long way from our old AMHSI print newsletter, The Chadashot. More than undergoing a name change, The MUSS Read now serves as an online e-newsletter for all our alumni and friends, to be issued quarterly, and with the ability to share with ease through social media. Click on the following editions […]

AMHSI Weekly Updates Revamped

AMHSI recently revamped the weekly Head of School update emails that are sent out to parents and friends of current participants on AMHSI programs. The newly designed and improved digital updates now feature updated photos of the participants as well as highlights for the upcoming week. The updates are now easily shareable through email and […]

Meet Rabbi Philip Nadel, AMHSI’s Head of School

In late 2012, Rabbi Philip Nadel, who many may remember as an AMHSI Educator since 2007, was named Head of School, replacing Chaim Fischgrund ahead of retirement. Rabbi Nadel grew up in southern California and holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in Political and Economic Development in the Third World. He received […]

A Joint Message from AMHSI’s New Co-Executive Directors

The Talmud explains that “Anyone who teaches someone else’s child Torah is regarded as if he/she had begotten them” (M. Sanhedrin 19b).  If this is the case, then we at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI) have “begotten” over 22,000 children! Having such an impressive number of alumni, and growing, is a great accomplishment, […]