Now, people who are interested in learning Hebrew can connect to Israel virtually through eTeacher’s online courses while they are connected also in spirit by having a tree planted in their name.
(PRWEB) February 5, 2010
For the second year in a row, eTeacher is going to plant a tree in the name of every student who signs up to one of its Modern or Biblical Hebrew courses. This campaign is launched adjacent to the Jewish holiday Tu Bishvat that marks the “new Year of the Trees” celebrated these days in Israel.
Planting trees in Israel is a time-honored tradition that has been carried out since the beginning of the previous century. Trees are planted by people from all over the world, including Israelis, to commemorate a loved one, to celebrate a special occasion, to maintain the country’s green lungs, to prevent global warming and to provide recreation areas for Israeli’s and visitors.
eTeacher, in collaboration with the Jewish National Fund (otherwise known as the Keren Kayemet LeYisrael) is offering this unique enrollment incentive to its students as a way to connect people from all over the world to Israel. Now, people who are interested in learning Hebrew can connect to Israel virtually through eTeacher’s online courses while they are connected also in spirit by having a tree planted in their name.
eTeacher will plant a tree in the name of every student who signs up to one of its online live Hebrew courses and will send the student an elegant tree planting certificate with the name of the honoree.
HebrewOnline.com is the leading institute for teaching Hebrew over the internet worldwide and provides live, online structured courses to students from 100 countries around the world. Courses are taught by some of the best Hebrew teachers in Israel.
ClassicalHebrew.com has been providing structured Biblical Hebrew courses to students from all over the world who wish to learn Hebrew as it was spoken in biblical times and to gain understanding of and appreciation for biblical texts in their original language. Courses are taught by a world leading team of academic scholars who specialize in Biblical Hebrew and other Bible related subjects.
The company is offering accredited Biblical Hebrew courses in collaboration with the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
About the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's oldest university. The First Board of Governors included Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber, and Chaim Weizmann. It is home to the world's largest Jewish studies library. Scholars who have been faculty members include Gershom Scholem, Yeshayahu Leibowitz, Don Patinkin, Daniel Kahneman and Robert Aumann. Four of Israel's prime ministers are alumni of the Hebrew University. In the last seven years, six graduates of the University received the Nobel Prize. The Hebrew University is consistently ranked in Academic Ranking of World Universities as the top university in Israel and in the top 100 in the world.
Headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel, eTeacher Group is a leading international online language school specializing in structured language programs that are delivered live over the internet through advanced video conference technology and certified native teachers. Founded in 2000, the company employs 350 certified teachers all over the world and 450 employees.
eTeacher offers structured language programs in Modern and Biblical Hebrew, English and Chinese. The company is currently expanding its language school offerings through localizations of Chinese courses to French, Spanish and Russian speaking students and English courses to the French speaking market.
Our partners, Pamoja Capital is a Switzerland-based private investment firm that believes in creating value through long-term, socially responsible global investments in various fields, including education.
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