Professional Development Resources Tag: Bible

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

The Bible Lab: A Principal’s Perspective

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 4, 1, 1989. Appears here with permission. Any new and creative school activity is bound to... Read more

Literacy in the Garden of Eden

Published in the Times Educational Supplement November 2002   The Garden of Eden, the ultimate paradise as described in the Bible, is hardly the... Read more

Introducing Rabbi Breuer

From Modern Scholarship in the Study of Torah: Contributions and Limitations, ed. Shalom Carmy, Orthodox Forum Series, New York, 1991. The Orthodox Forum Series... Read more

Teaching the Flood Story: The Importance of Cultural Context

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 9:1 Winter 1996   Most yeshivah students learn the pre-patriarchal biblical stories in the early years of elementary school, and for many... Read more

Wisdom and Knowledge of God in Biblical and Talmudic Thought

This article originally appeared in Tradition v.12 #2 Fall, 1971 The ideal of Imitatio Dei occupies a central place in the religious and ethical... Read more

The Implications of Feminine Imagery in the Bible

This article is based on an address given at the 1988 convention of the Rabbinical Council of America. The author acknowledges the work of... Read more

When Must Soldiers Disobey Direct Orders? A Biblical, Talmudic, Midrashic Analysis of An All Too Contemporary Question

Background: A news article appearing in The New York Times on Sunday, February 10, 2002, dealt with the petition of some Israeli reservists protesting... Read more

Scientific Method and Biblical Study

From Tradition, Volume 11, Number 1, Spring 1970   What little the general reader knows of Biblical criticism, he knows it as an opposition to... Read more

The Potential Effects of Educational Technology on the Jewish Learning Environment

Aharon Frazer is a programmer at WebYeshiva.com, a new online Torah learning environment, and a website builder for sites dealing with Jewish education. He is studying... Read more
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