Instructional Materials

    “Make a Difference Day” – 2006 Educational Materials by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner

    “The Passion of the Christ” – More Resources from the ADL

    “The Passion of the Christ” – Resources from the ADL

    34 Most Frequent Words in the Siddur by Janet A. Resnick

    A 4MAT Lesson Plan on Vayeshev for Elementary School

    A Curriculum in Tefilla for Yeshiva Day Schools by Yehuda Eisenberg

    A Different Sukkot Program – 2000

    A Global Purim (worksheet) by Daphna Kahn

    A Jewish Multiple Intelligence Junior High School Curriculum by Semadar Goldstein

    A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust by the Florida Center of Instructional Technology

    A Teamim Primer by Moshe Sokolow

    Activities for Jewish Disability Awareness Month 2013 by Shutaf

    ADL Curriculum Connections: Anti-Bias Lesson Plans and Resources for K-12 Educators

    Adventures in Literacy-Land by Shawn Zelig Aster

    Aggadot about Jerusalem compiled by Jules Gutin

    An Introduction to the Tu B’Shvat Seder

    Ancient Egypt and Modern Germany Unit

    Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice: A Discussion Guide for Educations by the Anti-Defamation League

    Bar/bat-Mitzvah Study Units by Moshe Drelich & Naphtali Harcztark

    Basic Competency Program by Nechama Sheinkopf

    Bereshit Unit on Creation and Evolution

    Business Unit by Zev Silver

    Caring about Non-Jews: A Sourcesheet by Arielle Perlow

    Caring for the Sick and Elderly, Feeding the Hungry by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner

    Ceremony for the Burial of the Shamot/G’niza by Sandy Andron

    Chanukah and the December Dillema by Helene Audrey Bergman

    Comments for Report Cards and Evaluation by The Lookstein Center

    Connections Israel – Educational Modules and Lesson Plans

    Daf Yomi – Gemara Resources

    Daily Thoughts on Tefilla by Jeremy Spierer

    Daring to Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust (Teacher’s Guide)

    Downloadable Worksheets on Judaism from The Jewish Museum, UK

    Educational Unit on Plagiarism – Jewish Sources by Yair Hoffman

    Evaluation Flashcards (method to evaluate professional skills with performance-based criteria) by Chanie Glantz

    Excerpts from Rosh Chodesh Workbook

    This is a sample of an method of teaching basic Jewish literacy in a community day school (Orthodox and non-Orthodox) using a text-based approach. This an exerpt of a workbook used in Moriah College, Sydney, Australia.

    Financial Survivability, The Economic Meltdown: Brutal Facts Vs. Unshakeable Facts, a PPT adapted by Elisha Paul

    Growing Jewishly: A Workbook for College Decisions by Francis Nataf and Alan Stadtmauer

    Guide Sheets for Reading Nevi’im and Ketuvim: A System for Study and Review by Seth (Avi) Kadish

    Habits of Mind for Gemara (4 year curriculum) by Tzvi Pittinsky

    Hagaddah Pesach Unit by Laura Notowitz and Alison Hurwitz

    Haggadah Shel Pesach: The Fifth Son by Moshe Abelesz

    Halakhah Mi-mekorah: Hilkhot Shevi’it (Hebrew, excerpt) by Yosef Zvi Rimon

    Hands-on, Interdenominational Sukkot Program Description

    Hebrew Language Rubric for Report Cards by The Lookstein Center

    Hebrew Reading Skills Testing and Evaluation for Day Schools (Gr. 1-6) and Congregational Schools (Gr. 3-7) by Chaya Friedmann

    Hebrew Self Study

    This is a free online Hebrew group in which participants email each other exercises from Weingreen’s Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew.

    Hebrew-English Camp Siddur (Bind Version) compiled by Avi Ziskind

    Hebrew-English Camp Siddur (Staple Version) compiled by Avi Ziskind

    Hebrew-English Camp Siddur Binding Instructions by Avi Ziskind

    Hilchot Pesach: Online Scavenger Hunt by Tzvi Pittinsky

    In the Bat Mitzvah Celebration: An Annotated Bibliography

    Israel Activism–Address to Students by Uriel Lubetski

    Jewish Poverty Curriculum (Sample Lesson) by Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty

    Jewish studies curriculum – Columbus Torah Academy

    Jewish Women’s Archive Lesson Plans

    Kavvana: Directing the Heart in Jewish Prayer – Study Guide and Source Sheets by Seth (Avi) Kadish

    Kedusha Chart (Parashat Kedoshim) by Leah-Perl Shollar

    Lookstein Judaic Studies Lesson Plan Database

    Ma’amerei Chazal Worksheet (Parashat Kedoshim) by Leah-Perl Shollar

    Manhattan Day School Jewish Studies Curriculum

    Matan Bat Mitzvah Program – Sample Lesson on Miriam

    Megillat Ruth : Hesed and Hutzpah – A Literary Approach – Study Guide by Noam Zion

    Memorial Prayer for 9/11 by Moshe Sokolow (Hebrew html)

    Memorial Prayer for 9/11 by Moshe Sokolow (English)

    Memorial Prayer for 9/11 by Moshe Sokolow (Hebrew PDF)

    Mishkan Project for Fifth Grade by Stuart Light

    Mishna Brakhot: Keva and Kavana by Harold Bell

    Mishnah, Hamishnah C’Darchah

    This encyclopedic site, created by Moshe Kline, contains a new edition of the Mishnah, Hamishnah C’Darchah. All six orders of the Mishnah are now freely available here in Hebrew. There is also a collection of articles, both in Hebrew and in English, which deal with “woven texts” in general, and specifically, the Mishnah. This resource will be valuable to students of the Bible, ancient literature and Oral Law.

    Mishpacha/Jewish Family Life Course Outline by Chaye Kohl

    Mizrach texts (Hebrew and English)

    Outline of the LAVE (Life and Values Education) Programs

    Parshat Va’era: The Hardening of Pharoh’s Heart by Moshe Ablesz

    Particularism and Universalism: HATZOLOH Scenario by Moshe Sokolow

    Pesach Divrei Torah Project by Nachum Amsel

    Pesach Ideas for Hebrew School Programs by The Shluchim Office

    Prayer for the State of Israel: Different Approaches – A sourcesheet compiled by Uri Cohen

    Prayer for the Welfare of the State of Israel

    Preserving the Environment: Thinking Out of the Box by Shira Hammerman

    Programming Ideas for Yom Ha’atzma’ut by David Tesler for the AVI CHAI Foundation

    Proposal for the Development of a Comprehensive Torah Shebe’al Peh Curriculum

    Rabbi Pittinsky’s 9T2 Gemara Page – designed by his students

    Resources for the Teaching of Israel

    Rosh Hashana Seder by Noam Zion

    Sacred Choices: Adolescent Relationships and Sexual Ethics by URJ Press

    Sample Yom Hashoah Commemoration by Allen Leider

    Seeds of Hope: A Babaganewz Seder for Tu B’Shevat

    Sefer Bikkurei Sukkah by Howie Jachter

    Sefer Torah Hapatuach–The Open Scroll

    Senior Class D’var Torah Project by Avi Silverman

    Shabbat Overview with Suggested Sources by Tzvi Pittinsky

    Shmuel Bet Grand Finale – An MI Project for Middle School by Shiffy Landa

    Six T: Six Tikkunim for Israel at Sixty (UK) by Lokey International Academy of Jewish Studies

    Six T: Six Tikkunim for Israel at Sixty (US) by Lokey International Academy of Jewish Studies

    Smart Board Jewish Educational Database

    Sources on why does Eliyahu herald the Moshiach by Tzvi Pittinsky

    Sudan and US: Jewish Response to the Situation in Sudan – Compilation and Study Guide by Shlomit Blum

    Suggested Summer Reading for Rabbi Bieler’s Judaism Course

    Suggestions for Activities and Programs In Reaction to the Situation in Israel by Lookjed Readers

    Suggestions for connecting students to Israel

    Tanach for Advanced Students: Part 2: Family Matters in Sefer Bereshit

    Tanach for Advanced Students: Part 3: Joseph and His Brothers

    Teachers guide – Holocaust course by Edith Shaked

    Teaching Birkat Ha-Mazon by Saul Kaiserman

    Tefilah Pyramid by Moshe Drelich

    Tefilla Workshops for Channichim by Saul Adler et al

    Ten Ways to Personal Prayer by Alan Wecker

    Thanksgiving and Sukkot by Helene Audrey Bergman (a look at harvest festivals around the world)

    The Bat Mitzva Files and Progam by Tali and Yehoshua Grunstein

    The Bible Quiz Website – Parashat Hashavua Q & A by Jacob Richman

    The Disengagement from Gaza: A Classical and Contemporary Jewish Perspective – A Beit Midrash Guide, Section I by Abbi Adest

    The Disengagement from Gaza: A Classical and Contemporary Jewish Perspective – A Beit Midrash Study Guide, Section II by Abbi Adest

    The Flatbush Model: A Zionist Curriculum For Students After the Creation of a Jewish State By Rabbi Yotav Eliach

    The Four Children by Noam Zion (text and teacher’s guide)

    The Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers by Gary Grobman

    The Jewish Academy of Metropolitan Detroit 2000-2001Hebrew Language Curriculum

    The Menorah: A Jewish Symbol, Educational Resource Guide by Hadassah Levy

    The Mitzva Experience by Yoseif Bloch

    The Mitzvah of Hakhel by Rabbi Jay Goldmintz

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

    The Rashi Workbook: The 30 Rashi Skill Competencies by Russel Jay Hendel

    The Teach Torah Initiative: Resources and Lesson Plans for Yeshiva High School Teachers by Richard Hidary

    Themes in Bereshit Chapter 9 and Chazal’s View of Drinking by Aliza Libman Baronofsky

    Beginning with Bereshit 9, this assignment focuses on Judaism’s perspective on drinking and other self-destructive behaviors.

    Torah and Contemporary Life: Was the American Revolution Kosher? by David S. Gruber

    Treasure Chest in Action (Using Learning Modalities in Judaic Studies) by Leah-Perl Shollar

    Tsunami and Tu Bishvat 2005 – compilation and study guide by Shlomit Blum

    Tu B’Shvat Seder compiled and edited by David Derovan

    Unit on shevuah she’einah birshuti (Baba Metziah 34B) by Yoel Doron

    Using Graphic Organizers and Nonlinguistic Representations (in Judaic Studies) by Leah-Perl Shollar

    Vayetze Targilon (with ta’amei hamikra exercises) by Aharon Friedler

    VeTen Tal U-Matar by Moshe Sokolow

    WebQuest on the Prohibitions of Shabbat

    Will They Fly a Plane into our House?

    Yeshiva of Flatbush Tzedakah Project by Jeremy Spierer

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