Deepen your engagement with your students with our premium educational resources about Israel and Judaism.

At Unpacked for Educators, our goal is to explore the Jewish story in all its complexity, intellectual depth and sophistication. We want to untangle the challenging ideas, make the key historical moments come alive, and share the fascinating disputes within Jewish history. Our goal is to help your students see that Judaism is as meaningful and relevant as ever.

Our nuanced educational content and resources are used by a global community of educators around the world and across all political and religious spectrums.

Through impact-based surveys we have proven results that our content has a significant impact on students’ knowledge, behaviors and attitudes towards Israel and Judaism.

Whether you are teaching in a classroom, or a less formal setting these fully digital resources are easy to use and integrate into your instruction.

Unpacked content is appropriate for students aged 10 and up.

Our vision is to add enrichment and excitement to your teaching experience. Welcome to the future of Jewish education.

About OpenDor Media

OpenDor Media is a leading global non-profit media company for the 21st century. We educate, entertain, and engage our audiences by bringing to life big ideas and authentic stories, and by celebrating all things Jewish.

Our Reach

100700 +
Educational resource used
+
Countries
1750 +
Educational Institutions

Impact on Students

*Educator survey 2023

20 %
know more about Israel
30 %
increase appreciation for the complexity and nuance of Israel history & culture
10 %
feel better informed, and better equipped to form an opinion about Israel

The Team

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Noam Weissman

Executive Vice President

Dr. Noam Weissman is an Executive Vice President at OpenDor Media. He leads the education vision and implementation at OpenDor Media with a special focus on the development of meaningful content and resources for students and educators. He holds a doctorate in educational psychology from USC with a focus on curriculum design.

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Avi Posen

Senior Director of Israel Education - EMEA

Avi Posen is the Senior Director of Israel Education – EMEA at Unpacked for Educators, a division of OpenDor Media. His focus is on curriculum building and training Jewish educators around the world on Israel education. Avi has worked as a Judaic Studies teacher, Hillel Director and Jewish camp director. He holds a Masters in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University in New York and lives in Haifa, Israel.

 

Sarah Gordon

Sarah Gordon

Senior Director of Israel Education - AMER

Sarah Gordon is the Senior Director of Israel Education – AMER for Unpacked for Educators, a division of OpenDor Media. Previously, Sarah served as the Director of Israel Guidance and Experiential Education at Ma’ayanot High School, where she taught Talmud, and chaired a course on Contemporary Israel. Sarah holds dual masters degrees in Jewish Education and Modern Jewish History from Yeshiva University, where she is currently pursuing her Ed.D as a Wexner Fellow and Davidson Scholar.

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Yoni Buckman

Education Associate

Yoni Buckman is the Education Associate at OpenDor Media. He has been instrumental in designing interdisciplinary curricula and spearheading educational initiatives across Jewish organizations and congregations in Washington, DC, Newton, MA, and Denver, CO. Yoni is a lifelong learner dedicated to cultivating curiosity, fostering inclusive learning environments, and integrating meaningful content into the education landscape.

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Hona Dodge

Education Associate

Yehonatan (Hona) Dodge is Education Associate at Unpacked for Educators, a division of OpenDor Media. Previously, Hona served as Head of Jewish Life (experiential Jewish education) at Liebler Yavneh College in Melbourne, Australia. At Yavneh, he taught Israel education, Jewish studies, and history. Hona has degrees in Law, Commerce and Education and is currently pursuing a masters in Jewish History at Bar Ilan University.

Our Sponsors

Platinum Level

The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation
Anonymous
Moise Y. Safra Foundation
Pincus Fund for Jewish Education, Israel
The Diane P. & Guilford Glazer Foundation Donor Advised Fund

Gold Level

Charles Crane Family Foundation
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
Orion Foundation
RootOne
The Zalik Foundation

Silver Level

Irving I. Moskowitz Foundation
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Fund for the Future
Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey
Marnie & Gary Perlstein
Robyn & Russell Greenberg in memory of Blanche Rose Greenberg
The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore
The Erdi Foundation
The Jon & Susan Diamond Family Foundation
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

Bronze Level

Greater Miami Jewish Federation and CAJE
Jewish Federation of Broward County
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

Partner Level

Jewish Colorado
June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation
Jewish Federation of Delaware
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Jewish Federation of West-Central New Jersey

Tampa Jewish Community Centers & Federation
United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien

In Collaboration With

UnitedEd

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