Classroom Resources

Nechama Leibowitz Resources

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The focus of this site is the work of Nechama Leibowitz, one of the most influential teachers of Torah in the last generation. The... Read more

Focus on… Weekly Torah Portion

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This resource provides questions to help teachers kick-start discussions about Parashat Hashavua in their classrooms. The questions are appropriate for use in schools, camps,... Read more

The Purchase of the Meorat HaMachpelah

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Avraham’s negotiations and his subsequent purchase of the Meorat HaMachpela, teach us about ancient culture and behavior. Read more

Creation and Shabbat, Part 2

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Students learn about the importance of Shabbat in Judaism by analyzing the literary structure of Bereshit 1-2:3. Even though the creation narrative is split... Read more

Midbar Trek

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In this Webquest, students learn about the desert in Tanakh, its role in biblical history and what it was like to live and wander... Read more

Parshat Shemot: Why Moshe?

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Through text study, students analyze why Moshe was chosen to lead the Jewish people. Read more

Times Are Changing?

This webquest helps to analyze the time period leading up to the Haskalah Movement and grants a better understanding of the issues facing the... Read more