Professional Development Resources Tag: Identity

Case Study: Informal activities and religious identity during year in Israel

What impact, if any, do informal activities/conversations between Seminary teachers and students have on the religious observance and/or identification of their graduates, and are... Read more

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

Religious Counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah Setting

This article discusses religious counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah setting. To read the article, click here. Read more

Jewish Education for Jewish Commitment

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Two Aspects of Jewish Identity

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

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Rabbi Aytan Kadden

An Interview with Rabbi Aytan Kadden – 045 – In this episode Mark talks with Israel’s Teacher of the Year Rabbi Aytan Kadden about empowering... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Words to Use and Avoid

Words to Use and Avoid – 029 – Our choice of language can have significant impact on a student’s self-image. This episode explores a number... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Role of Love

The Role of Love – 016 – Like flowers need water, students need love to grow. Here are ten ways to show your love for... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Talking to Parents

Talking to Parents – 009 – Parents should be your allies in helping your students grow and develop. Here’s a “top ten” list of guidelines... Read more

Teaching Spirituality in Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools

This article deals with the form that curriculum and instruction for spirituality may take. To read the article, click here. Read more
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