Iddo Felsenthal

Iddo is a teacher and educator. For over a decade, he has taught history, civics, and Arabic, and has served as a grade coordinator, subject coordinator, and homeroom teacher at the Sieff and Marks School (Ziv) in Jerusalem. In these roles, he has worked to integrate current affairs into the curriculum, with an emphasis on knowing and understanding the different sectors of Israeli society and organizing encounters between youth from different backgrounds. Since he was a teen, Iddo has been active in Seeds of Peace, an organization that brings together Jewish and Arab youth from across the Middle East. In this capacity, he has facilitated dialogue groups and was involved in an encounter program in which educators can discuss identity issues. Iddo was a fellow at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership. Iddo holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, all from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also holds a teaching certificate, and is a graduate of the Avney Rosha school principal training program. Iddo now lives in Paris and has started his doctoral studies in the Faculty of Education in Haifa University.

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