Professional Development Resources: Jewish history

Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

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A Study of the Teaching of Jewish History in Modern Orthodox Yeshivah High Schools

This article originally appeared in Jewish Education 54:4 (Winter 1986), p.27-38. Reprinted here with permission. This essay discusses the major findings of a study... Read more

Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah

This resource presents Jewish sources for Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah. To access the resource, click here. Read more

Recognizing Greatness in Non-Jews: The Passing of Nelson Mandela

This article discusses the category of Hasidei Umot Haolam, with a focus on the achievements of Nelson Mandela. To read the article, click here. Read more

Kristallnacht Resources

Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass, was a series of government-sanctioned attacks against the Jews of Germany and Austria on November 9-10, 1938.... Read more

History of Jewish Education from 515 BCE to 220 CE

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Yom Hashoah Readings and Prayers 2003

A collection of readings and prayers for Yom Hashoah, compiled by Cantor Allen Leider for Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, VA. Click here. Read more