Deepen your engagement with your students with premium videos and 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.

As digital media is becoming more prevalent, we want to leverage this reality and partner with you in enhancing your students’ Jewish learning. Regardless of your educational philosophy, our educational films can help add texture to your students’ classroom experience.

Whether you are teaching in front of a class, or from behind a computer screen, these resources are easy to integrate into your instruction.

Our videos and resources can be used in all types of educational frameworks

Flipped instruction – Send videos link to students in advance.
Direct instruction – Show films or videos directly to students.
Project Based Learning – Anchor with a videos or article.
Socratic seminar – Use videos and discussion questions.

Our vision is to add enrichment and excitement to your teaching experience. 

About OpenDor Media

OpenDor Media (formerly Jerusalem U) 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 Impact

23000 +
Students
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countries
200
Educational Institutions

The Team

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Noam Weissman

Senior Vice President of Education

Dr. Noam Weissman is the Senior Vice President of Education 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

Assistant Director of Education

Avi Posen is the Assistant Director of Education at OpenDor Media. His focus is on content creation and exposing Jewish educators around the world to our Unpacked for Educators materials. 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.

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Elana Raskas

Education Associate

Elana Raskas is the Education Associate at OpenDor Media. She creates content for Unpacked videos, articles and educational resources. She is passionate about harnessing technology to educate young Jews across the world. She earned a master’s degree in Bible and Talmud from Yeshiva University in New York.

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Ori Herrmann

Marketing Associate and Project Manager

Ori Herrmann is the Marketing Associate for education brands at OpenDor Media. He develops and implements strategies that ensure Unpacked for Educators reaches its core market of educators. Ori received a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communication Management from Ryerson University.

Our Sponsors

Platinum Level

Walder Foundation

Gold Level

Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles

Silver Level

Orion Foundation
Harold Levy
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Partner Level

June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation
South Palm Beach County Federation

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