Professional Development

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Teaching Integrated Jewish Humanities in High School: American Literature, Philosophy and Jewish Thought

Submitted on September 19, 2014

This article discusses the merits of a new education model that synthesises between Jewish and general studies. To read the article, click here. Read more

A School’s Liability for a Student’s Injury

Submitted on June 15, 2014

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 10, 1, 1997, pp. 75-80. Appears here with permission. Background Ten Da’at (Vol. VIII, no. I,... Read more
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Yeshiva Students and Military Service

Submitted on March 20, 2014

Dr. Moshe Sokolow explores the question of whether benei yeshiva should be exempt from military service.  Click here to read the article. Read more
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Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah

Submitted on March 3, 2014

This resource presents Jewish sources for Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah. To access the resource, click here. Read more

Recognizing Greatness in Non-Jews: The Passing of Nelson Mandela

Submitted on December 16, 2013

This article discusses the category of Hasidei Umot Haolam, with a focus on the achievements of Nelson Mandela. To read the article, click here. Read more

Tisha B’Av Resources and Activities

Submitted on August 18, 2013

These Tisha B’av pages include everything you need to know about Tisha B’av including background information for the educator, vocabulary, educational themes, sample activities, and... Read more
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Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

Submitted on July 25, 2013

This article appeared in Wisdom From All My Teachers. Atid / Urim, Jerusalem, 2003. It is reprinted with permission from the author. Introduction Parents... Read more

Religious Counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah Setting

Submitted on May 7, 2013

This article discusses religious counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah setting. To read the article, click here. Read more
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Israeli Mock Election 2003 Descriptions of Political Parties Handout

Submitted on February 9, 2013

Likud Beteynu Security – Led by Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu, The Likud is a moderately right wing party. It has taken a strong stance fighting... Read more
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Parashat HaShuavua Resources

Submitted on February 1, 2013

Worksheets for the weekly Torah portion or Parashat Hashavua are available below. The “Shabbat Shalom” series by Moshe Abelesz tests elementary students’ parashat hashavua... Read more
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