Professional Development Resources Tag: Bible

Open-Mindedness and the Yeshiva High School: Musings on the Range of Views to Which Our Students Should Be Exposed

Ten Da’at, Vol. IV, No. 2, Spring 1990. Copyright 1990 Torah Education Network. Reprinted with permission.   Many of the articles in this issue... Read more

The Biblical Stories of Creation, Garden of Eden and the Flood: History or Metaphor?

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 33,2 (1999). Reprinted here with permission. The Rabbis long ago endorsed the idea that the written Torah... Read more

Using Multiple Intelligences in the Bible Classroom

Musical Intelligence: Remarkably, musical intelligence emerges earliest in life . People with musical intelligence have an ability to “produce and appreciate rhythm, pitch, and... Read more

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more

Jewish Studies Curriculum – Columbus Torah Academy

THREE TRACK CURRICULUM FOR JUDAIC STUDIES – A PILOT PROGRAM Students are selected for each track based on previous academic records, a personal interview... Read more

“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more

Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more

Teaching Ta’amei HaMikra at an Early Age

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 5/2 1991, pp. 22-23. Recently my family celebrated two semahot; my oldest son, Yonah, became a bar mitzvah, and my... Read more
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