Professional Development Resources Tag: Tanakh

Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

This article was written by Zvi Grumet. [1] Most Judaic learning, especially past the primary grades, is text based.  As people who study texts,... Read more

Models of Assessment for Judaic Studies

In this session, Eli Kohn examines the theory and practice of diagnostic tests in Judaic Studies. The session focuses primarily on Tanakh, but the... Read more

What Can We Learn about Leadership from Moses?

In this text study, Zvi Grumet explores incidents in Moses’ life and extrapolates his approach to leadership. Presented as part of the Global Day... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter

An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter – 051 – In this episode Mark Smilowitz explores the issue of teaching overarching concepts with R. Perlmutter, author... 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

The Child’s Introduction to Bible Study

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, 6, 1, 1992, pp. 28-30. Reprinted here with permission. DR. DEITCHER is a faculty member of the... Read more

Rabbi Mordechai Breuer and Modern Orthodox Biblical Commentary- Study of Tanakh

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 33, 3, 1999, pp. 6 ff. Appears here with permission. Although Tanakh is the word of God,... 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

Methodology of Teaching Tanakh

What does a teacher do after reaching the radical conclusion that one can’t just walk into class, read pasuk after pasuk, perush after perush,... 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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