History - AMIT

History

History

2017
May 23

AMIT celebrates the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem on our Yom Yerushalayim Mission

2015
May 11

Establishment of localized collaborative learning communities

May 11

Dedication of the Ellen and Stanley Wasserman Campus at Kfar Blatt Youth Village

May 11

Gogya year 2 begins – 16 new schools join the process

2014
May 11

Gogya year 1 begins – 11 schools take part in the process

2011
May 11

R&D Department is established to meet the need for pedagogical innovation

2008
May 11

Dedication – AMIT Wasserman Torah, Arts and Sciences Jr. High School for Girls, Ma’ale Adumim

2007
May 11

Establishment of Midreshet AMIT at Beit Hayeled in Jerusalem

2005
May 09

AMIT’s 80th ANNIVERSARY : Harvey Goodstein Sports Complex is dedicated, Kfar Batya, AMIT Ulpana H.S. for Girls in Beersheva is ranked among the top 10 high schools in Israel

2004
May 11

3 elementary schools in Beersheva join the reshet Elaine Silver Technological High School is dedicated, Beersheva Evelyn Schreiber Ulpana is dedicated, Tzfat AMIT Harry and Bina Appleman Comprehensive H.S. in Beersheva & AMIT Gould High School in Rehovot are ranked among the top 10 high schools in Israel.

2003
May 11

Establishment of the Spiritual-Educational Council at the AMIT Network, Establishment of AMIT Young Leadership Council, named for Roi Klein OB”M

May 09

AMIT assumes responsibility for all religious education in Ma’ale Adumim , Israel Ministry of Education honors 4 teachers at AMIT H.S. for Girls in Haifa

2002
May 11

Dr. Amnon Eldar is appointed Director General of AMIT

2001
May 11

AMIT Irving I. & Beatrice Stone School for Developmentally Challenged Youth opens, Nechalim

1998
May 11

AMIT assumes responsibility for all religious education in Beersheva and Sderot. Kfar Batya’s synagogue is rededicated as the Krashaur/Seif Synagogue

1997
May 11

Kfar Batya celebrates its 50th Anniversary , 5 technological high schools join the network Gwen Straus Technological H.S. opens, Kfar Batya

1996
May 11

Yeshiva of the Arts opens in Tzfat , Bienenfeld Hevruta Yeshiva & Kollel opens, Kfar Batya

1994
May 11

Mishpachton for teenagers from troubled homes is completed, Kfar Blatt

1993
May 11

Tzfat Yeshiva High School, a pre-army yeshiva, opens Ginsburg Bar Ilan Gush Dan Junior & Senior H.S., dedicated, Givat Shmuel

1990
May 11

Elementary, Junior and Senior High Schools open, Beit Shemesh and Tzfat , Renanim Scientific and Academic Religious H.S. opens, Ra’anana Acco High School joins the reshet

1985
May 11

AMIT H.S. in Tzfat is dedicated to the memory of the 22 students murdered in Maalot in 1974 High schools in Azata, Beit Shemesh, Lod/Ramle and Tzfat open Gould H.S. dedicated, Rechovot

May 11

High schools in Azata, Beit Shemesh, Lod/Ramle and Tzfat open

1983
May 20

AMW changes its name to AMIT, AMIT Albert M. and Francis Frisch Beit Hayeled opens in Gilo

1982
May 11

Kiryat Ata Technological H.S. joins the reshet

1981
May 11

The Ministry of Education designates AMW as the official reshet (network) for religious secondary technological education

1980
May 11

Gruss Agricultural & Technological H.S. opens, Kfar Batya

1978
May 24

Gush Dan Religious Technological H.S. opens on Bar Ilan University Campus

1976
May 21

Computer courses begin at BZM, Jerusalem

1974
May 22

103 students and 4 teachers from MWOA High School in Tzfat are taken hostage by terrorists. 22 students, 3 teachers, and an IDF soldier are killed

1973
May 11

Teachers Seminary opens in Beersheva, MWOA changes its name to American Mizrachi Women (AMW)

1970
May 11

Mary Schreiber Library is dedicated in Mosad Aliyah

1966
May 11

Allen Cultural Center and agro-vocational center opens in Kfar Batya ,The Yetty and Solomon Silberberg Seminary opens in Mosad Aliyah

1965
May 19

The Dutch Leeuwarden Synagogue, brought to Kfar Batya from Holland, is dedicated

1963
May 12

Vocational High School for Girls opens in Beersheva Mizrachi Women’s Forest is dedicated

1962
May 10

Bessie Gotsfeld, founder of MWOA, passes away

1959
May 15

The Morris Bienenfeld Library is dedicated in Kfar Batya

1958
May 26

Community Center opens in Haifa

1955
May 11

First Ethiopian students arrive at Kfar Batya , Bessie Gotsfeld Forest is dedicated in Jerusalem

1951
May 11

Beit Hayeled Children’s Home opens in Techiya ,Bar Ilan Memorial High School Vocational Center opens in Kfar Batya

1947
May 22

Kfar Batya, The Bessie Gotsfeld Children’s Village and Farm School, opens in Ra’anana

1946
May 10

Children’s Home for Youth Aliyah opens in Bnei Brak

1943
May 11

Motza Children’s Home, a haven for children who escaped Eastern Europe, opens in Jerusalem

1934
May 11

MWOA gains its autonomy from the Men’s Mizrachi Organization

1933
May 11

Beit Zeirot Mizrachi (BZM), the first vocational high school for girls in Palestine, opens in Jerusalem

1927
May 11

MWOA purchases first piece of land in Jerusalem

1925
May 11

Mizrachi Women of America (MWOA) forms at the Cleveland Mizrachi Convention under the leadership of Bessie Gotsfeld, z”l