Weekly AMHSI Update, Nov. 2-8

Week in Poland This week, the AMHSI Fall Semester group were in Poland with Aubrey Isaacs.  Check out our Poland blog to read detailed accounts of the entire week. Sderot Both AHA and Gann went to Sderot and among other things, were able to see the remnants of rockets at the police station and the underground […]

Weekly AMHSI Updates, Nov. 9-14

Sushi AMHSI Fall Semester students enjoyed a late night sushi snack! Banquet  AHA students finished their 10 week program with a banquet and an amazing final video.  Check out the video here! Sderot In Sderot, Barrack students toured the police station and the remains of rockets that had been collected from the area.

Weekly Update, Nov. 16-21

Barrack and Fall Semester having fun at paintball! Gann had their final banquet on Tuesday and captured the best moments of their trip on video.  Check it out here! Emanuel School arrived from Australia this week!

How to prepare yourself for high school abroad in Israel?

Next stop – Israel!  Prepare yourself for the experience of your life! Get on the plane, hand over your ticket and passport, and get moving to high school in Israel. So how do you prepare yourself for Israel? Learn Hebrew. Not too much because you’ll be doing a lot of that with the natives, but […]

New Fund Brings Students to Israel to Impact Future of Jewish Leadership

The Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI) and Jewish National Fund (JNF) believe in the potential for tremendous impact the next generation of Jewish leadership will have visa vie Israel and the extended Jewish community.  In light of the challenges Jews face today both in Israel and around the world, today’s high school students […]

Thanksgiving at AMHSI!

AMHSI students had a chance to celebrate traditional Thanksgiving at their Israeli home away from home. AMHSI fall semester student, Shlomi Efergan, invited his American mom, Wendy, to help his fellow students feel the Thanksgiving spirit. She helped prepare a traditional home-cooked Thanksgiving meal and brought it to AMHSI students a day before the actually […]

AMHSI Fall Semester Students Travel to Poland

Aubrey Isaacs, AMHSI educator, who is leading the AMHSI Fall Semester this year, took the students to Poland last week. Aubrey provided a detailed account of the trip, which can be seen here: http://blog.amhsi.org/poland In a gist, on their trip to Poland, students got to travel to the Ghetto Wall and walk to the Rappaport […]

Why Israel now has more trees than it did 100 years ago?

Want to know why Israel is one of the only two countries that now has more trees than it did 100 years ago? AMHSI students made this funny video to explain: Or go to https://youtu.be/kPhvQAfFG6I. Today is the new year of the trees. This Tu B’SHvat our students planted a tree in honor of every other participant […]

The David Project

We had the opportunity to Interview Executive Director of The David Project and  AMHSI alumnus Phillip Brodsky.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Phil Brodsky, 31, from Charlotte, North Carolina. I went to University of North Carolina for undergrad and graduated in 2005. After college, I worked at the Director of Programming for Alpha […]

The Five Layers of Tu B’Shvat – A Sweet Taste of Jewish History

Written by Aubrey Isaacs, Israel Studies educator at the JNF-Alexander Muss High School in Israel   Of the festivals in the Jewish calendar, Tu B’Shvat is considered a minor celebration, in a different league from days such as Rosh Hashanah or Pesach. But as a reflection of our long history Tu B’Shvat is unparalleled. The […]