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 […]

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 […]

JNF Presidents’ Mission visits AMHSI

By Zack Lichten On behalf of AMHSI we would like to thank the JNF Presidents’ Mission for allowing us to host the Mission participants at our Hod HaSharon campus. The visit included a campus tour (albeit in the pouring rain), meeting our fall semester students, and having a traditional Israeli home-cooked meal while AMHSI staff […]

AMHSI Summer 2014 student Eden Moskna found her #MussMagic meditating in the desert. #HSI #AMHSI #Israel #MussMagic (at Alexander Muss High School Israel)

10 THINGS PROVING LADY GAGA QUALIFIES TO BE A JEW (OR MAYBE EVEN AN ISRAELI)

The lady can really rock a kippah 2. There’s no telling of how many bad wigs she owns 3. The lady already speaks Hebrew 4. She looks good in uniform 5. And like most good Israelis, she already picked up her gas mask 6. The lady loves to cook 7. Not only that, she makes a mean brisket 8. The lady prefers […]

Gilly Blais

Gilly Blais (Gillian Blais) is currently studying at Alexander Muss High School in Israel. She is a student at the American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro North Carolina.  This past summer Gilly has recorded a heartfelt tribute to the Israeli soldiers fallen as a result of the Operation Protective Edge:  We sat down with Gilly because […]

In the past month Gann has created wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Here is a video to show parts of the journey (Source: http://www.magisto.com/)

Alia Intriago Ycaza’s Journey to The Holy Land

By Carly Levy              (Alia Intriago Ycaza on the left, Carly Levy in the middle)             Alia Intriago Ycaza, a sixteen year old who was born in Ecuador Guayaquil, was told on April 3, 2008, that her family was heading for America because of her father’s job. Who would have […]

Aubrey Isaacs, AMHSI educator

Aubrey teaches Jewish history at AMHSI. Currently, he is teaching the Fall Semester session.  Born and bred in bonny Scotland, Aubrey made aliya as soon as he finished high school. He studied in yeshivot in Jerusalem and in Gush Etzion, served in the tank corps of the IDF, took a BA in Jewish History and […]