Classroom Resources

Birkat Hamazon 7

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In this lesson, students will examine Birkat Hamazon as an inspiration for caring for the environment. Students will will study sources pertaining to Judaism’s... Read more

Birkat Hamazon 6

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In this lesson, students will learn about the Temple and the role that Birkat Hamazon plays in mourning and coping with its loss. Read more

Birkat Hamazon 5

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In this lesson, students will explore the idea that God the provider of all things, including food. Birkat Hamazon will be seen as a... Read more

Birkat Hamazon 4

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In this lesson, students will study Judaism’s sanctification of day-to-day material objects and actions, specifically the sanctification of eating that is reflected in Birkat... Read more

Birkat Hamazon 3

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This lesson is a continuation of lesson 2. Read more

Birkat Hamazon 2

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In havrutah, students read the text of Birkat Hamazon and determine the main themes of the prayer. Read more

Birkat Hamazon 1

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This lesson introduces students to the unit and encourages them to consider the purpose of Birkat Hamazon. They will then compose their own version... Read more