The Lookstein Center specializes in leadership programs, teacher and curriculum development, student engagement, interactive communication, and networking for Jewish educators worldwide.
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Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources


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Graduates of Leadership Programs

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Classroom Resources

Looking for a lesson plan or classroom activity? You will find plenty of ideas in categories such as Bible, Jewish holidays, Jewish history, Jewish law, and more. Click Classroom Resources and search by Type, Disciple and/or Grade. Have something to contribute? We'd love to hear from you; be in touch.

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Join the Conversation

Lookstein's online discussion groups provide over 5000 teachers, administrators, principals, librarians, doctoral students and lay leaders with the opportunity to carry on serious online deliberations on issues in Jewish education as well as develop ongoing professional relationships.

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Professional Development

Jewish educators often look for that extra resource, a new idea, fresh outlook. This is the place. Here you will find articles, podcasts, and more to enrich your professional experience as a Jewish educator. Have a resource you'd like to share with others? We'd love to see it, let us know.


The Latest at Lookstein

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Seeking Energetic Facilitators

Are you passionate about Israel? Are you good with teens? Do you thrive on social media?

New social media-driven program

JEL Journal Winter 2016 (15:1) – Teaching the Whole Child

Winter 2016

Our latest Journal, about teaching the whole child

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This Purim page includes everything you need to know about Purim: background information for the teacher, vocabulary, educational themes, activities, lesson plans, plays, and articles.

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