On-Demand Recording

Devoted, Disillusioned or Disengaged: How Do Young People Relate to Israel?

Trends in Israel education and what they mean for educators & students

What you’ll learn


Understanding how students relate to Israel today is key to improving Israel education. How do young people relate to Israel today? What does this mean for our classrooms, synagogues and youth groups? Distinguished leader in Israel Education research, Dr. Alex Pomson, will be in live conversation with Dr. Noam Weissman. Alex will present his insightful findings and engage in Q&A with you, the live audience.


What we’ll tackle


  • How schools are engaged in Israel education today
  • What schools can strive for in Israel education
  • Ways to foster students’ connection to and relationship with Israel

Noam Weissman, EdD

SVP of Education, Jerusalem U

Noam leads Jerusalem U in producing engaging, digital Jewish and Israel content that impacts high school and college students around the world. Formerly the principal of Shalhevet High School, Los Angeles, Noam is also the founder of LaHaV, an educational methodology that reframes how Judaism is taught and empowers students to find meaning in their learning.

Alex Pomson, PhD

Managing Director, Rosov Consulting

Alex serves as Managing Director at Rosov Consulting, a consulting firm in the Jewish communal sector. He was previously the founding Head of Jewish Studies at the King Solomon High School, the Koschitzky Family Chair in Jewish Teacher Education at York University, and a Senior Researcher at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education. He is a noted author and lecturer on Israel Education.

On-Demand Recording