Professional Development Resources: Misc

The Connection Between Religiousity, Affiliation and the Positions Taken by School Principals Regarding Religious, Ethical Dilemmas

This article explores issues of the connection between religious level and affiliation in regards to ethical dilemmas. This resource is in Hebrew. To read the... Read more

Coping with Loss and Terror: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives

  Abstract: The Chinese word characters for the word “crisis” consists of two symbols: danger and opportunity. Those looking for guidance on how to... Read more

Teaching Integrated Jewish Humanities in High School: American Literature, Philosophy and Jewish Thought

This article discusses the merits of a new education model that synthesises between Jewish and general studies. To read the article, 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

Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

  Introduction: Parents who are concerned about their child’s proficiency in college-preparatory curricula but also serious about his or her religious development in young... Read more

Religious Counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah Setting

  Introduction: Many years ago, a student who had previously expressed no interest in studying in Israel after high school approached me with a... Read more

Jewish Texts for Teaching about Social Action

Judaism posits that we have personal and communal responsibility to help others, especially during times of disaster and tragedy.   Visiting the Sick Acts... Read more