Professional Development Resources Tag: Midrash

Another Perspective on the Avot and Imahot

  I In the Spring 1991 issue of Ten Da’at, Avishai David took a bold step forward by opening for us the thorny issue... 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

A Model for Regular Group Midrash Study

Rabbi Professor Lewis Glinert provides a model for group study of Midrash, using Simi Peters’ “Learning to Read Midrash.” To read the full lesson, click... Read more

Dr. Malamet Speaks Out (Articles on Jewish Education)

To access the resource, Torah in Motion articles, click here. Read more

A Practical Guide to Torah Learning (Excerpt)

An article taken from A Practical Guide to Torah Learning by Dovid Landesman (Jason Aronson Inc., 1995). Reprinted with permission. To read the article, click... Read more

The Resurrection Motif in the Midrash on the Akedat Yitzchak

The story of the Akedah, the binding and near sacrifice of Yitzchak, is the high point in Avraham’s life. The event is described in... Read more

The Educational Pedagogy of the Four Sons

This article employs various models to compare different analyses of “The Four Sons”. The learning models are analyzed and compared with respect to the... Read more

The Approach of Classic Jewish Exegetes to Peshat and Derash and Its Implications for the Teaching of Bible Today

Translated by Moshe J. Bernstein This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 21, 3, 1984. Appears here with permission. One of the difficult dilemmas... Read more

Methodology and Method in the Teaching of Tannaitic Literature

This article originally appeared in Studies in Jewish Education 8 (2002), pp. 53-71. Appears here with permission. In an earlier study,1 I presented an... Read more

Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah)

This article compiles some Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah) from a variety of topics, to provide insights to Torah students. To read the article, click... Read more
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