Professional Development Resources Tag: Pesach

Teaching the Hagaddah

Much can be done to make the Seder more relevant to contemporary needs and simultaneously truer to the spirit of the Rabbis as educators.... Read more

The Prince of Egypt: An Orthodox Look at Hollywood’s Latest Version Of the Exodus Narrative

Acknowledgements Introduction I. Is this Movie Important to Orthodox Jews? II. The Title III. Why Free the Jews? IV. Moshe’s Family V. Moshe VI.... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Start Where They Are

Start Where They Are – 053 – It’s a well known adage of education to start a lesson where the kids already are. But what... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Pedagogical Techniques from the Seder

Pedagogical Techniques from the Seder – 024 – Our Sages were master educators, and the Haggada and the Pesach Seder is one of their crowning... 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

Addition to the Hagaddah shel Pesach by David Mescheloff

Click here to see related source: Several years ago, at a Shabbat retreat in Jerusalem of the Bar-Ilan Talmud Department, I presented an addition... Read more

The Four Children

The Seder provides a model for intergenerational storytelling. In this selection from “The Family Participation Haggadah: A Different Night”, Noam Zion shares artistic interpretations... Read more

The Meeting of Eliyahu and Elisha: A Study in Prophetic Ethics

The haftarah for Shabbat Hagadol (the Sabbath before Passover) is Malachi 3:4-24, the last words in the Prophets. The very last verses read, “(22)... Read more
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