Professional Development Resources Tag: Midrash

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

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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

Omek Mikra: A Method for Teaching Humash

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 5, 1, 1990, pp. 24-26. Appears here with permission. Our students study Humash but do they... Read more

Introducing Rabbi Breuer

From Modern Scholarship in the Study of Torah: Contributions and Limitations, ed. Shalom Carmy, Orthodox Forum Series, New York, 1991. The Orthodox Forum Series... Read more

A Review of Nechama Leibowitz's Eyunim- Studies on Torah

Before and after her death in 1997 at age 92, many tributes were paid to Nechama Leibowitz. Perhaps the highest praise came from Prof.... Read more

Teaching the Flood Story: The Importance of Cultural Context

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 9:1 Winter 1996   Most yeshivah students learn the pre-patriarchal biblical stories in the early years of elementary school, and for many... Read more
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