Professional Development Resources: Holidays

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

Purim Resources

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

Tisha B’Av Resources and Activities

This Tisha B’av pages includes everything you need to know about Tisha B’av including background information for the educator, vocabulary, educational themes, sample activities,... 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

Sukkot Resources

Below find an annotated collection of Sukkot educational resources. If you would like to add a Sukkot teaching resource, please click here. Instructional Resources... Read more

Tu B’Shvat

Tu B’shvat, Tu Bishvat or Tu Beshevat – however, you spell it, it’s the Jewish New Year for Trees. Below find a list of... Read more

What a Beautiful Tree

Tu b’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, is a good time for Torah learning about trees. I’d like to share with you... Read more
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