Classroom Resources Tag: Israel

An Integrated Approach to Teaching Jewish and World History

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Below you will find Rhonda Leibowitz’s detailed curriculum for her 9th grade integrated World and Jewish History Course, as presented at the YUShare conference. We hope... Read more

The Balfour Declaration: Celebrating 100 years

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Most magnanimous gesture or the biggest error of judgment? This lesson celebrates 100 years of the Balfour Declaration, explaining what it is and why it... Read more

Tisha B’Av Resources and Activities

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These Tisha B’av pages include everything you need to know about Tisha B’av including background information for the educator, vocabulary, educational themes, sample activities, and a kinnot guide. To contribute... 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

Model Zionist Conference – 1903

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Students participate in an imaginary Zionist conference which brings together Zionist and anti-Zionist leaders from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This unit was... Read more

Yom Haatzmaut

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Students examine Biblical and Talmudical texts that imply that the modern settlement of the Land of Israel and the establishment of the State of... Read more

Practical classroom activities and programs re the situation in Israel

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Below are practical suggestions for activities and programs that schools implemented around the year 2001 in reaction to the situation in Israel. Please note... Read more