Professional Development Resources Tag: Identity

Sincerity and Authenticity in Teaching

This article first appeared in the Torah U’Madda Journal, Vol. 11 (2002-2003). The Torah U-Madda Journal is a publication of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an... Read more

Psychological and Religious Change of Orthodox Jewish Boys During a Post-High School Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva

The following article is a dissertation that explored processes of change in parental relationships, religious levels and mental health that occurred in American Orthodox... Read more

The Post-High School Yeshiva Experience in Israel: Goals and Benefits

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at. Republished with permission of the author.   The following was presented at a meeting of the Educational Liaison Committee... 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

Jewish Education in a World Adrift

This article originally appeared in Tradition 11, 3 (1970), pp. 5-12. Quite a few years ago I read a slim little volume, entitled Education in a... Read more

It Takes a Kehilla to Make a Mensch: Building Jewish Identity as Part of Overall Identity

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Commitment vs. "Connecting"

Commitment vs. “Connection” By Rabbi Yehuda Amital zt”l   One of the cornerstones of Judaism is commitment. However, the very concept of commitment today... Read more