Professional Development


The Jewish Earth Day

This article explores the moral and ethical obligation of the Jewish people, to protect the Earth. To read the article, click here. Read more

What a Beautiful Tree

Tu b’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, is a good time for Torah learning about trees. I’d like to share with you... Read more
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Being a Web-Mensch: When Jewish Values and Technology Coincide and Collide

Do you fear that your students’ ethical sense disappears when they “log in?” The Internet offers infinite resources, but its use carries a responsibility... Read more
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Online Educational Tools and Games

Akhlah: The Jewish Children’s Learning Network Babaganewz – A Classroom Magazine for Grades 4-7 Babylon Computerized Translator At this website, you can download a... Read more
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Integrating Education in Jewish Day Schools: Toward a Jewish Great Books Program

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A Model for Regular Group Midrash Study

Rabbi Professor Lewis Glinert provides a model for group study of Midrash, using Simi Peters’ “Learning to Read Midrash.” To read the full lesson, click... Read more
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Peshat and Derash: A New Intuitive and Analyitc Approach

This article explores contradictions and tensions between Peshat and Derash. To read the article, click here. Read more