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Classroom Resources

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

Yom Kippur (Sefer Yonah) Part 3

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Students discover why the argument between God and Yonah is relevant to Yom Kippur. Read more

Yom Kippur (Sefer Yonah) Part 2

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Students finish reading Sefer Yonah and learn why Yonah was so uncomfortable carrying out God’s mission. Read more

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