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 and creative activities to make Chanukah/Hanukkah come alive in the classroom. Some are appropriate for elementary school students, while others...

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Teaching the Hagaddah

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 to the Jewish Festivals - Text-based approach for teaching about Rosh Hodesh in a community day...

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Teaching the Hagaddah

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 a mishnah that has always concerned me, and see if we can learn something new that will help us enhance our appreciation of nature. Rabbi Shimon...

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Teaching the Hagaddah

Sukkot Resources

Sukkot Resource Sheet for Teachers Background Information: What: Sukkot is a seven day Jewish holiday. It is one of the three major holidays in Judaism called Shalosh Regalim (lit. Three on Foot), when Israelites would pilgrimage to Jerusalem for festivities and...

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