Professional Development Resources: Bible

Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. The sourcesheet is available here. Video courtesy of... Read more

Yehuda, Tamar, and the Brit Bein Habetarim

Shmuel Klitsner of Midreshet Lindenbaum undertakes a literary analysis of the text of Yehuda and Tamar and the text of Brit Bein Habetarim. Video... Read more

Models of Assessment for Judaic Studies

In this session, Eli Kohn examines the theory and practice of diagnostic tests in Judaic Studies. The session focuses primarily on Tanakh, but the... Read more

The Prince of Egypt: An Orthodox Look at Hollywood’s Latest Version Of the Exodus Narrative

Acknowledgements Introduction I. Is this Movie Important to Orthodox Jews? II. The Title III. Why Free the Jews? IV. Moshe’s Family V. Moshe VI.... Read more

Teaching Iyov in a High School Setting

This article explores the most effective ways of teaching sefer Iyov (Job) in a High School setting.  To read the article, click here. Read more

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part 2

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part I

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Chaver.com: A New Approach to Torah & Mishnah

This site offers a new new approach to the study of the Torah and of the Mishnah. It is based on an original discovery... Read more

What Can We Learn about Leadership from Moses?

In this text study, Zvi Grumet explores incidents in Moses’ life and extrapolates his approach to leadership. Presented as part of the Global Day... Read more

A Note on the Flood Story in the Language of Man

In his comprehensive assessment of “bold concordism”—the claim that today’s science is found in the opening chapter of Genesis— David Shatz discusses the notion... Read more
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