Professional Development Resources: Misc

Coping with Loss and Terror: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives

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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

This article appeared in Wisdom From All My Teachers. Atid / Urim, Jerusalem, 2003. It is reprinted with permission from the author. Introduction Parents... Read more

Religious Counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah Setting

This article discusses religious counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah setting. To read the article, click here. 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

Jewish Virtual Learning Networks

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Bibliography to Jewish Genealogy and Oral History Websites

A recent Lookjed discussion centered on what sources to use for family history projects. Below is an annotated list of websites on Jewish genealogy... Read more

Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. The sourcesheet is available here. Video courtesy of... Read more

Two Aspects of Jewish Identity

Click here to read this very interesting article about Jewish identity. Read more
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