Professional Development

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The Resurrection Motif in the Midrash on the Akedat Yitzchak

The story of the Akedah, the binding and near sacrifice of Yitzchak, is the high point in Avraham’s life. The event is described in... Read more
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Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) Powerpoint Presentations

Created by  (Pittinsky@gmail.com). Presented on Yom Yerushalayim at Hillel Yeshiva High School in Deal NJ. Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Aryeh Eisenberg a technology coordinator... Read more
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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
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Hermeneutics and Values: Issues in Improving Contemporary Talmud Teaching

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A Look at the Sources and Structure of the Prayers in the Siddur- Introduction to Shemona Esrei and the First Three Brachot

The fourth in a series of six lessons, Abe Katz provides sources for and an explanation of Shemona Esrei and its first three brachot. To read... Read more
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Judaism and Modernity: Realigning the Two Worlds

In July 2004, the particular theme of the Lookstein Center Principals Program summer seminar was The Leadership Challenge: Navigating the Two Worlds of the... Read more
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Bibliography- Jewish Women

Recommended Titles – Books about Jewish Women Abbreviation Guide F — Fiction NF — Non-fiction ESR — Elementary school reader MSR — Middle school... Read more