Professional Development Resources Tag: Leadership

Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

Ed’s Note: The following is an approach to the question of how to present Biblical figures to our students: As larger than life or as very human. Ten Da’at invites additional perspectives and approaches.   The Ramban in his commentary on the Torah has repeatedly articulated the dictum “maaseh avot siman l’vanim”.  The footsteps of our Avot and Imahot are... 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

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

Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. Video courtesy of The Lookstein Center of Jewish... Read more

Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. The sourcesheet is available here. Video courtesy of... Read more

History of Jewish Education from 515 BCE to 220 CE

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What Can We Learn about Leadership from Moses?

In this text study, Zvi Grumet explores incidents in Moses’ life and extrapolates his approach to leadership. Presented as part of the Global Day... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom

UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom -46 – This episode explores the Understanding By Design approach to planning lessons and its relevance to the specific... 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: Debriefing After Class

Debriefing After Class – 030 – So many things happen in class that a teacher needs to remember, but keeping all those thoughts organized is... Read more
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