Professional Development Resources: Life cycle

Preparing Students for Survival Beyond Day School: A Curriculum

This article presents a curriculum to help High School graduates navigate the College environment. To read the article, click here. Read more

Responding to a Death in the Yeshivah High School Family: A Handbook/Checklist for Yeshivah Educators

Dr. Wolowelsky is Dean of the Faculty at the Yeshivah of Flatbush The first edition of this Handbook was published in 1987 by TEN,... Read more

Matan Bat Mitzvah Program – Sample Lesson on Miriam

Click here to see related source: https://www.lookstein.org/resource/miriam.pdf The Matan Bat Mitzvah program consists of ten two-hour sessions during which mothers and daughters study related... Read more

A Boy Named Shuki

This article originally appeared in Moment. Reprinted here with permission. Yehoshua Abba Chananiah [aka: Shuki], my youngest son, descends from the yellow mini-bus that... Read more

Psychological and Religious Change of Orthodox Jewish Boys During a Post-High School Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva

The following article is a dissertation that explored processes of change in parental relationships, religious levels and mental health that occurred in American Orthodox... Read more

A Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva Program: Before and After

Click here to read Shalom Berger’s 1997 Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University, doctoral thesis. Read more

“Too Much on Our Plates”

Back in the early 50’s, my friend’s older sister, Malka, worked as secretary in one of the Bais Yaakov elementary schools.  The children were,... Read more