Professional Development Resources: Holidays

Tisha B’av Resources

  Tisha B’Av Resources and Activities: The Lookstein Center’s Tisha B’av pages include everything you need to know about Tisha B’av including background information... Read more

Shavuot Resources

Lesson Plans: Shavuot: The Shnei Luchot HaBrit – The Torah teaches us that the Ten Commandments were on two tablets (LuchotHaBrit). The Midrash offers... Read more

Lag B’Omer Resources

Lesson Plans What Day is It – Creative Ways to Remember the Day of the Omer – The Counting of the Omer takes place... Read more

Purim Resources

This Purim page includes everything you need to know about Purim. Keep scrolling for background information, Purim vocabulary, educational themes, activities, lesson plans, plays,... Read more

The Purim “Guide for Dummies”

For some nice Purim insights compiled by Rabbi Benji Levy click here. Read more

Chanukah Activities

Do your students already know how to light the candles? Do they already know about the Maccabees? Here is a list of 53 fun... Read more

Tisha B’Av Resources and Activities

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... Read more

Teaching the Hagaddah

Much can be done to make the Seder more relevant to contemporary needs and simultaneously truer to the spirit of the Rabbis as educators.... Read more

The Jewish Attitude to Time

This article explores the significance of the concept of time, for the Jewish People. To read the article, click here. Read more

Rosh Hodesh Resources

Below find Rosh Hodesh lesson plans, activities and articles. If you have material you would like to contribute, please click here. Instructional Materials Introduction... Read more
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