Professional Development

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Instructional Materials

Submitted on September 28, 2016

“Make a Difference Day” – 2006 Educational Materials by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner “The Passion of the Christ” – More Resources from the... Read more
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Flipping Jewish Studies

Submitted on September 22, 2016

The Lookstein Center initated a professional development program to train Jewish studies teachers in the theory and practice of “flipped” learning. Starting in 2013,... Read more
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Jewish Geneology Resources

Submitted on September 21, 2016

The following resources are offered by the JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). The JDC... Read more
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Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

Submitted on August 11, 2016

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
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Another Perspective on the Avot and Imahot

Submitted on August 7, 2016

  I In the Spring 1991 issue of Ten Da’at, Avishai David took a bold step forward by opening for us the thorny issue... Read more
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Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

Submitted on August 2, 2016

Ed’s Note: The following is an approach to the question of how to present Biblical figures to our students: As larger than life or as very human. Ten Da’at invites additional perspectives and approaches.   The Ramban in his commentary on the Torah has repeatedly articulated the dictum “maaseh avot siman l’vanim”.  The footsteps of our Avot and Imahot are... Read more
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A Study of the Teaching of Jewish History in Modern Orthodox Yeshivah High Schools

Submitted on July 20, 2016

This article originally appeared in Jewish Education 54:4 (Winter 1986), p.27-38. Reprinted here with permission. This essay discusses the major findings of a study... Read more
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Educational Resources for Israeli Elections

Submitted on February 9, 2016

Mock Election Outline Lesson Plan on Israel’s Electoral System – one lesson from the Lookstein Center’s Israel Curriculum List of Political Parties Participating in... Read more

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

Submitted on January 5, 2016

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

Coping with Loss and Terror: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives

Submitted on October 19, 2015

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