Professional Development Resources Tag: Morality

The Connection Between Religiousity, Affiliation and the Positions Taken by School Principals Regarding Religious, Ethical Dilemmas

This article explores issues of the connection between religious level and affiliation in regards to ethical dilemmas. This resource is in Hebrew. To read the... 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

Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

This article appeared in Wisdom From All My Teachers. Atid / Urim, Jerusalem, 2003. It is reprinted with permission from the author. Introduction Parents... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Reflections on the Podcast Series

Reflections on the Podcast Series – 060 – Mark Smilowitz closes the Classroom Teaching podcast series with this final episode that reflects on some of... 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

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

The Jewish Earth Day

This article explores the moral and ethical obligation of the Jewish people, to protect the Earth. To read the article, click here. Read more

Naso – A Bitter Experience (Discussion on Sota)

This article explores the topic of sota (the complex ritual concerning an alleged adulteress). To read the article, click here. Read more

Towards a Definition of Humility

This article originally appeared in TRADITION, Volume 13, 1973 Judaism requires humility on both religious and human grounds. It is a necessary ingredient in the... 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
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