Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik’s Question

Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik’s Question

In 1969, Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik (also known as “The Rav”) began a lecture on Purim, and asked the audience to ponder the “basic discrepancy between Purim and Hanukkah,” two holidays that share a similar status or recognition…

Doing Something New with What We Know

Doing Something New with What We Know

Recently, the daughter of one of my relatives showed me her exam on the laws of mezuzah. The test showed she could cite the relevant sources in the Torah, Talmud, and Codes competently. She definitely “knew her stuff.”

Do You See Trash Bins in Your Future?

Do You See Trash Bins in Your Future?

Gen Ed Torah is a blog series by Rabbi Lee Buckman, in which he reviews current literature in education and applies it to the world of Jewish education. How do we help our students gain mastery in Hebrew language so that they feel a sense of mastery in oral and...

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