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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.

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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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Readings for a Yom Ha’atzmaut Seuda

This article is a collection of readings in Hebrew that are appropriate to be read during an Israel Independence Day seuda (meal).

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Israel Online

Israel Online is an annotated collection of educational resources about Israel divided into categories. These categories were chosen because of their practical value for Jewish educators. Israel Online is promoted and supported by Dr Shmuel and Evelyn Katz, Bal Harbour, Florida.

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Yad Vashem Seminar for Jewish Day Schools educators – July 12-24, 2017

The seminar for educators in Jewish Day Schools is a twelve day, intensive program focusing on helping teachers develop the skills needed to create curriculum and content for Shoah studies and to deliver that content in the most compelling way possible.

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

Winter 2016

Our latest Journal, about teaching the whole child

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