Professional Development Resources Tag: Historical Approach

Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah

This resource presents Jewish sources for Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah. To access the resource, click here. Read more

History of Jewish Education from 515 BCE to 220 CE

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Out of the Ashes: The Indomitable Spirit of Jewish Survival

This article discusses calamities in Jewish history within the wider context of Jewish survival. To read the article, click here. Read more

Judaism and Modernity: Realigning the Two Worlds

In July 2004, the particular theme of the Lookstein Center Principals Program summer seminar was The Leadership Challenge: Navigating the Two Worlds of the... Read more

Active Learning in the Teaching of History in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Translated from the Hebrew by Moshe Sokolow, with an introduction by Jon Bloomberg. Reprinted (original 1989) by The Lookstein Center with permission, 2006. To... Read more

Karaites In The Classroom: On the Use of Group Role-Playing in the Teaching of Jewish History

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, Heshvan 5751, pp. 15-16. Appears here with premission. One of the important subjects for study in the... Read more

Teaching About Israel

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 19 #3 Fall 1981 . Reprinted here with permission. Teaching about Israel today is not merely teaching... Read more

Judaism and Darwinian Evolution

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 29, 1, 1994. Appears here with permission. INTRODUCTION The question of science versus religion, a subsection of... Read more

By the Sweat of Your Brow: Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective

Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective.   Click here. Read more

Codes of Jewish Law and Their Commentaries: Historical Notes

This work provides an overview of the most important efforts on codification of Jewish Law as well as the commentaries that as a result... Read more
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