Professional Development Resources Tag: Parshanut

Parashat HaShuavua Resources

Worksheets for the weekly Torah portion or Parashat Hashavua are available below. The “Shabbat Shalom” series by Moshe Abelesz tests elementary students’ parashat hashavua... Read more

Reconsidering Pedagogic Use of the Ramban Al Hatorah

Abstract: The article argues for three pedagogic uses of the Ramban al hatorah which the author believes are not currently being employed. The first... Read more

Educating a People: An Haftarah Companion As a Way of Finding a Theology of Judaism

Gidon Rothstein’s compilation of essays on the Haftarot, attempts to reconnect readers to the text and theological ideas of each Parasha’s Haftara. To read the entire article,... Read more

Biblical Interactive Learning Centers

This paper is based on Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences and why it is important for the Tanakh classroom.   Click here. Read more

Parashat Ki Tetze: A Bird in the Hand

This article discusses the mitzvoth in Parashat Ki Tetze with a focus on the mitzvah of “sending away the mother-bird.” To read the article,... Read more

Beyond Parshanut: Using Midrash to Enhance the Teaching of Values

BEYOND PARSHANUT: USING MIDRASH TO ENHANCE THE TEACHING OF VALUES [1] Nathaniel Helfgot Rabbi Helfgot is the Coordinator of the Jewish Studies curriculum at... Read more

Dr. Malamet Speaks Out (Articles on Jewish Education)

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

Face to Face: An Exercise in Theme Words

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, Elul 5753, pp. 30-32. Appears here with permission.   In Gen. 32:20, Yaakov’s emissaries to Esav recite the... Read more

Sefer Bikkurei Shabbos

This article is a collection of responses to student questions on Tractate Shabbat, in Hebrew. To read the article, click here. Read more
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