Professional Development Resources: Bible

Using Multiple Intelligences in the Bible Classroom

Musical Intelligence: Remarkably, musical intelligence emerges earliest in life . People with musical intelligence have an ability to “produce and appreciate rhythm, pitch, and... Read more

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more

Did Vashti have a Tail? Reflections on Teaching Midrash Aggadah in Elementary Day Schools

Originally appeared in Ten Da’at Vol. 1, No. 2, 1987 I am a teacher of Tanach, and midrash is part of my daily experience.... Read more

“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more

Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more

Chazal’s Criticism of Moshe Rabbenu

Chazal’s Criticism of Moshe Rabbenu Sicha Given By HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l Both sichot that appear here were delivered on Shabbat Parashat Vaera 5755... Read more

Teaching Ta’amei HaMikra at an Early Age

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 5/2 1991, pp. 22-23. Recently my family celebrated two semahot; my oldest son, Yonah, became a bar mitzvah, and my... Read more

Jewish Education for Women

Reprinted from Ten Daat Vol. III No. 3 pp. 9-11   Formal Jewish education for women is a twentieth century phenomenon initiated by the courageous, dedicated,... Read more
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