Embracing diversity, fostering respect,
NEAR’s educational method is the first Israeli program developed for multicultural cooperative learning among the different sectors of Israeli society.
Using advanced technologies, NEAR seeks to overcome language barriers and physical distances and to generate long-lasting human connections.
BRIDGING CULTURES THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
A Groundbreaking Pioneering Educational Approach
Three Different Cultures in Four Progressive Stages
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
The Jerusalem Unity Prize of 2018
MULTICULTURAL COOPERATIVE LEARNING
Overcoming Language Barriers and Physical Distances
ESTABLISHING TRUST AND MUTUAL RESPECT
A Shared Journey of Cross-Cultural Familiarity
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Expanding the program, providing more opportunities
The program’s online learning method, facilitated by specially-trained teachers,
becomes a shared journey of personal and cross-cultural awareness and familiarity.
Therein lie the pioneering spirit and innovative approach of our project.
The Jerusalem Unity Prize
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An innovative model for forming relationships between different sectors and creating constructive dialogue among thousands of participants. Nearly 3,000 students, 13,000 children and 400 teachers have participated in the program to this day. Studies held, indicate that participants’ experiences on the program have led to significant decline in negative opinions towards other cultures and to an increase in tolerance toward the other. Similarly, the program generated meaningful collaboration between educational teams from different sectors, who serve as agents of change in their home communities.