Oasis Israel Project

By: Mrs. Donna de Groot
from Charlotte Jewish Day School

Real-World Learning

Subject(s) of entry:
History, Ivrit, Literature

Blended Learning, IBL - inquiry based learning

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
4, 5, Elementary school, Middle school

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
4, 5, 6, 7, Elementary school, Middle school

After learning about important moments in Modern Israeli history the students in our 4th and 5th grade visit a local Senior center (called Oasis) to interview them about their memories of these moments.

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There are four videos which accompany this presentation. If you have

trouble playing them from the PowerPoint, here are the links directly to

the videos on YouTube.

Echoes of a Shofar- story of blowing the Shofar at the end of Yom Kippur at

the Kotel during the British mandate.

November 29, 1947: The Story of a Vote. Story of the voting for

the Partition of Palestine.

Rescue of the hostages at the Entebbe Airport, July, 1976

Juliana Kantor, CJDS class of 2012 alumni describing her experiences with the Oasis-Israel Project.