Professional Development Resources Tag: Abraham

Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

Ed’s Note: The following is an approach to the question of how to present Biblical figures to our students: As larger than life or as very human. Ten Da’at invites additional perspectives and approaches.   The Ramban in his commentary on the Torah has repeatedly articulated the dictum “maaseh avot siman l’vanim”.  The footsteps of our Avot and Imahot are... 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. Video courtesy of The Lookstein Center of Jewish... 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

Parashat Vayera: Avraham Pleads the Cause

This article discusses Parashat Vayera, with a focus on the relationship between God and Avraham. To read the article, click here. Read more

And Sarah Laughed…

  This article originally appeared in Tradition, Volume 31, Spring, 1997. Appears here with permission.   One of the more enigmatic passages in the... Read more

Kibbud Av and Kibbud Avot: Moral Education and Patriarchal Critiques

Dr. Wolowelsky is Chair of Advanced Placement Studies at the Yeshivah of Flatbush and a member of the Academic Advisory Committee of Bar-Ilan University’s... Read more
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