Smadar Goldstein

Founding partner and co-director

Smadar Goldstein is recognized as one of the most dynamic and successful online educators in the world of Jewish education. After serving as a classroom teacher in the US, she moved to Israel in 1998, where she made the transition from classroom instruction to online instruction. In 2009, Smadar founded JETS, Jerusalem Ed Tech Solutions, an online provider of  synchronous and asynchronous courses, professional development programs on incorporating technology in Jewish studies and Hebrew language classrooms, and school partnership programs.  JETS has recently collaborated with Hebrew at the Center on creating paradigms for teaching Hebrew using online tools and resources. Smadar has provided professional development, either online or face-to-face, to over 400 teachers in the United States, Canada, England, Australia, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Holland, and Israel.