Classroom Resources

Yom Kippur (Sefer Yonah) Part 1

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In this lesson, students read chapter one of Sefer Yonah and are introduced to the conflict between Yonah and God. Read more

Sukkot: The Land of Israel and Rain

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Students learn about the importance of rain for The Land of Israel and examine the reasons for saying mashiv haruach umorid hageshem beginning on Sukkot. Read more

Shavuot: The Shnei Luchot HaBrit

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Students explore a theory regarding the division of the Commandments onto two tablets. Read more

Megillat Esther: Repairing Sha’ul’s Mistake

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Students trace back Mordechai’s and Haman’s ancestry and see that the battle of Megillat Esther mirrors the battle fought by their ancestors. Students learn how to... Read more

Haggadah Shel Pesach: The Fifth Son

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Students delve into their Jewish identity and their relationship to the land of Israel through the study of the Haggadah. Read more

Yom Kippur Davening: A Discussion Guide

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Moshe Goodman’s guide explores common feelings that are felt by children (and adults) during Yom Kippur davening in an open and non-judgmental way. Feelings... Read more

Independent Study for Sukkot

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Questions and answers for independent study about the mitzvah of sitting in the sukkah. Read more