The Lookstein Center has launched 70 challenges for 70 days leading up to Israel's 70th Independence Day: Countdown to 70! Scroll down for more. No obligation necessary, and it's free.


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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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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. UPDATED TWICE WEEKLY.

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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.


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Countdown to 70

Don't miss the opportunity! Sign up and you will receive a daily 5-minute interactive game, at no cost, thanks to The Avi Chai Foundation - 70 for 70. Each challenge is offered in four levels of difficulty, grades 1-12, and is available online throughout our countdown to Yom Haatzmaut and beyond. Parents, teachers, principals, encourage your students to play. No obligation necessary.

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Passover Resources

Looking for Pesach resources for the classroom or just to freshen-up on seasonal ideas? Search our site (Classroom Resources and Professional Development). You can start here.

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We want YOU!

Actually, we want your ideas. Have an article you'd like to share? A lesson plan? We're always looking to add to our Professional Development and Classroom Resources. Send us what you have and we will be in touch.

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JEL Journal Fall 2017 (16:1) – Tefillah

Fall 2017

The new issue is up (and has been mailed to members). How do we make tefilla engaging at different ages? What should teachers be doing during tefillah? How do we plan educationally for tefillah? Check online for the answers!

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