Professional Development

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Fuchs Mizrachi School curriculum – grades 1 – 5

Submitted on February 28, 2001

LOWER SCHOOL CURRICULUM HANDBOOK FUCHS MIZRACHI SCHOOL 2301 Fenwick Road University Heights, OH 44118 (216)-932-0220 FIRST EDITION 5762/ 2001-2 Table of Contents Fuchs... Read more
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A Research-Based Approach to Judaic Curriculum Development

Submitted on February 13, 2001

Presented at the Israeli Association for Research in Jewish Education Bar Ilan University, December, 2000 This paper presents an innovative model of a research-based... Read more
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Gemara Instruction in Yeshiva High Schools

Submitted on February 8, 2001

This Hebrew article discusses the fundamental role that Gemara plays in Yeshiva high schools, and explores the most effective ways of teaching this crucial... Read more

An Introduction to the Tu B’Shvat Seder

Submitted on February 5, 2001

Compiled and edited by David Jay Derovan, Jerusalem, 5761 Tu B’Shvat, the New Year for the trees, was designated, following debate in the Talmud,... Read more
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Open-Mindedness and the Yeshiva High School: Musings on the Range of Views to Which Our Students Should Be Exposed

Submitted on December 19, 2000

Ten Da’at, Vol. IV, No. 2, Spring 1990. Copyright 1990 Torah Education Network. Reprinted with permission.   Many of the articles in this issue... Read more
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The Happy, Well-Adjusted, Modern Orthodox Dropout

Submitted on November 6, 2000

Originally published in Jewish Action, Fall 5761. Submitted to the Virtual Library by the author. Let’s face the facts: across the board, in every... Read more

A Different Sukkot Program- General Description

Submitted on October 18, 2000

Reclaiming Sukkot: Planning an experiential program,shifting a paradigm, and a different twist on kiruv Zig Ziglar, the famous sales-trainer, warns his students: “Don ‘t... Read more

Different Sukkot Program – 2000

Submitted on October 18, 2000

We just returned from this year’s Sukkot encampment and wanted to share the adventure with you. I call it an adventure because it always... Read more
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The Biblical Stories of Creation, Garden of Eden and the Flood: History or Metaphor?

Submitted on July 16, 2000

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 33,2 (1999). Reprinted here with permission. The Rabbis long ago endorsed the idea that the written Torah... Read more
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The Democratic Classroom

Submitted on May 20, 2000

Excerpts from “Democratic Classroom” Workshop   Administrators and classroom teachers acknowledge that effective, successful teaching requires two dynamics: process and structure. By process,... Read more
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