Professional Development Resources Tag: Community

Jewish Geneology Resources

The following resources are offered by the JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). The JDC... Read more

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

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

Jewish Virtual Learning Networks

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Two Aspects of Jewish Identity

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

Vision of a Modern Orthodox Jewish Education

This paper was written for the Mandel Foundation’s Visions of Jewish Education project. Republished here with permission. Click here. Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Having Fun in Class

Having Fun in Class – 027 – What’s wrong with making your classroom fun? Here are some ways to bring fun into the classroom. 15... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Collective Punishment

Collective Punishment – 023 – Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint the source of a problem and there is a temptation to mete out consequences to... Read more

Tazriah-M’Tzorah: A Disease of the Soul

This article discusses two Sidrot that have sparked debate surrounding issues of symbolic purity and impurity. To read the article, click here. Read more

The Jewish Earth Day

This article explores the moral and ethical obligation of the Jewish people, to protect the Earth. To read the article, click here. Read more
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