B’Deracheha Youth Movement awarded Ben-Gurion Prize

Ot Ben Gurion 2024

Netzach’s B’Deracheha youth movement for Charedi girls in Jerusalem has received a NIS 50,000 prize for its social volunteer work, community involvement and leadership development. B’Deracheha is a new youth movement for 11-13 year-old Charedi school girls in Jerusalem, and run by counselors from the Netzach Darkei-Sara High School. It is part of the Netzach […]

Netzach Teacher Receives Excellence Award

Rabbi Yakov Shofnos Presentation at Ministry of Education 21-4-24

Yakov Shofnos, the Guidance Counsellor at Netzach Yisroel Boys Elementary School in Beit Shemesh, has been awarded a Teacher’s Day Excellence Prize by Israel’s Education Minister for supporting students whose relatives are serving in the IDF. To mark Israel’s Teacher’s Day, 41 educators from around the country were selected to receive a Certificate of Excellence […]

See the Change, Be the Change!

Beit Shemesh Yom HaZikaron Tekes

by Rabbi Menachem Bombach On Yom HaZikaron six years ago, I was filmed speaking to my Chassidic students in the Beis Medrash of HaMidrasha HaChassidit yeshiva high school in Beitar Illit, about the importance of acknowledging this holy day. The video went viral on YouTube. Today, I am proud to report that the 13 day […]

Netzach Opens New Youth Group for Charedi Girls


Students and staff from Netzach’s Darkei-Sara High School are pioneering a new youth movement for Charedi girls who study in state-regulated Charedi elementary schools in Jerusalem. Youth movements play an extremely important role in Israeli society, helping to bring together kids from diverse backgrounds and nationalities, and welding them into a productive community of Israeli […]

Haredim don scrubs, smashing medical glass ceilings

Jerusalem College of Technology & Netzach’s Medical Mechina program helps aspiring Haredi medical professionals pursue a career path that few of their peers have attempted before, while simultaneously maintaining their religious identity and lifestyle.

“?What Did You Do During the War”

Our children are not immune to the crisis atmosphere that has pervaded Israel since the Hamas attack on October 7, and many of them want to help Israel’s war effort. Staff at the Netzach elementary and high schools have been working hard to help their students deal with a wide range of emotions during this […]

A Time For Question Marks

by Michael Nachtiler, CEO of the Netzach Educational Network, Cheshvan 5784, October 2023 The events of Simchat Torah, 5784, do not call for conventional soul-seeking. Above all, they call us to convert our exclamation marks to question marks. Simchat Torah morning. Stepping out of the house, worrying about how much candy the kids might consume, […]

Fanning the Inner Flame

Sarah Gordon, Principal of Seminar Shalhevet

Mrs. Sarah Gordon, Principal of the new Seminar Shalhevet girls’ high school in Ramat Beit Shemesh, wrote this article for her local magazine “Connections”, sharing her educational philosophy with parents at the start of the new school year. Picture this: With a bang the door is thrown open. Shoshanah bounds into the house, full of […]

Social and Emotional Learning

Nishmat HaTorah Outdoor Training

Social Emotional Learning is crucial to the successful integration of Netzach’s Charedi graduates into the workforce as confident and engaged members of wider society.

Expanding to Meet Charedi Demand for Bagruyot

The Netzach Educational Network, under the leadership of Rabbi Menachem Bombach, has opened four new schools this Fall, including two new Yeshiva High Schools teaching Torah and Bagrut subjects to Charedi boys. Mayor Aliza Bloch visited one of Netzach’s new Yeshiva High Schools in Beit Shemesh – Chayei Olam – to meet the students and […]