Professional Development Resources: Bible

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

Educating a People: An Haftarah Companion As a Way of Finding a Theology of Judaism

Gidon Rothstein’s compilation of essays on the Haftarot, attempts to reconnect readers to the text and theological ideas of each Parasha’s Haftara. To read the entire article,... Read more
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