Classroom Resources

Online Scavenger Hunt for Chanukah

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In this online scavenger hunt, students learn about the Chanukah story and customs. Online scavenger hunts are inquiry-oriented activities in which students access information... Read more

Researching the Development of Torah She Be’al Peh (Project) 1

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This is a self-directed project in which students create a timeline of the development of Torah Sheh Ba’al Peh. Read more

Birkat Hamazon 11

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In this lesson students will explore Birkat Hamazon in the context of Jewish ritual and law by studying the Kitzur Shulhan Arukh (in Hebrew... Read more

Birkat Hamazon 10

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In this lesson, Birkat Hamazon will be used as a springboard to other Jewish texts. Students will study and analyze the biblical sources found... Read more

Birkat Hamazon 9

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In this lesson students will explore different approaches towards mitzvot and apply them to Birkat Hamazon. The concept, role and purpose of mitzvot will... Read more

Teshuva: A Discussion Guide

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This discussion guide explores the Jewish approach to repentance, drawing on Rambam’s Hilchot Teshuvah (Laws of Repentance). Included are hands-on activities for younger and... Read more

Miracles

Jewish holiday stamp of Rosh Hashana

The story of Chanukah includes the victory of the Maccabees against the Greek armies, and the oil in the menorah burning eight days instead... Read more