Professional Development Resources: Jewish philosophy

Teaching Integrated Jewish Humanities in High School: American Literature, Philosophy and Jewish Thought

This article discusses the merits of a new education model that synthesises between Jewish and general studies. To read the article, click here. Read more

Recognizing Greatness in Non-Jews: The Passing of Nelson Mandela

This article discusses the category of Hasidei Umot Haolam, with a focus on the achievements of Nelson Mandela. To read the article, click here. Read more

Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

This article appeared in Wisdom From All My Teachers. Atid / Urim, Jerusalem, 2003. It is reprinted with permission from the author. Introduction Parents... Read more

Vision of a Modern Orthodox Jewish Education

This paper was written for the Mandel Foundation’s Visions of Jewish Education project. Republished here with permission. Click here. Read more

On Kohanim and Uncommon Aliyyot

This article discusses interesting and rare Aliyyot, particularly in reference to the status of Kohanim. To read the article, click here. Read more

Prayer as an Act of Chessed

This article presents a different way of viewing prayer. To read the article, click here. Read more

Guarding the Treasure and Guarding the Tongue – a response from Tamar Ross

A response from Tamar Ross to Aryeh Frimer’s review of her book ” Expanding the Palace of Torah: Orthodoxy and Feminism”. The response is... Read more

Between Love and Rebuke

BETWEEN LOVE AND REBUKE By  Shear Yashuv Cohen, Chief Rabbi of Haifa and president of Ariel Institute, Jerusalem. This article originally appeared in Tradition... Read more

“Ger ve-Toshav Anokhi”: Modernity and Traditionalism in the Life and Thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

This article originally appeared in Tradition 29:1, 1994 I Even during the lifetime of Rabbi Soloveitchik, a debate arose amongst his interpreters and closest disciples as... Read more

Towards a Definition of Humility

This article originally appeared in TRADITION, Volume 13, 1973 Judaism requires humility on both religious and human grounds. It is a necessary ingredient in the... Read more
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