Professional Development Resources: Holidays

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

UJA Israel Independence Day Haggadah

Based on a text composed by Shlomo Goren, Chief Rabbi of Israel with Forward by Joseph H. Lookstein, Chairman, Rabbinic Cabinet, United Jewish Appeal,... Read more

Readings for a Yom Ha’atzmaut Seuda

This article is collection of readings in Hebrew that are appropriate to be read during a Yom Ha’atzmaut Seuda. To read the article, click... Read more

The Educational Pedagogy of the Four Sons

This article employs various models to compare different analyses of “The Four Sons”. The learning models are analyzed and compared with respect to the... Read more

Tu B’Shvat Resources

Here is a short list of Tu B’shvat activities for Jewish schools and educational frameworks. Send us your comments, suggestions and experiences with the... Read more

Rosh Hodesh – The Women’s Holiday

This article explores the role of women and the view of Rosh Chodesh as a women’s holiday. To read the article, click here. Read more

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... Read more

Rabbi Mordechai Breuer and Modern Orthodox Biblical Commentary- Study of Tanakh

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 33, 3, 1999, pp. 6 ff. Appears here with permission. Although Tanakh is the word of God,... Read more
  • About Lookstein

    The Lookstein Center is dedicated to providing critical supports for Jewish educators as they learn, teach, and lead in the twenty-first century to ensure an engaged and educated Jewish community.

  • Become a member

    Membership packages are available for individuals, schools, and organizations.

    Learn More

  • Connect on Facebook

  • Contact us

    The Lookstein Center
    Bar Ilan University
    Ramat Gan 5290002, Israel
    Phone: +972-3-531-8199
    US Number: +1-646-568-9737
    Fax :+972-3-535-1912
    info@lookstein.org