Professional Development

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Policies for Our Class – Design for Jewish Living

Submitted on May 20, 2000

We will be spending three hours together each week.I want to use the time to teach, and you want to use the time to... Read more
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Ten Ways to Build Community in Your Classroom

Submitted on May 19, 2000

Reprinted here with permission. Every school has a mission. Sometimes that mission is fairly unique to the individual school. Often, though, that mission is... Read more
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Imitate the Ramban, not the Professors

Submitted on March 28, 2000

An interview with Shalom Carmy This interview with Rabbi Shalom Carmy appeared in Hamevaser Vol. 38 No. 1, and is reprinted with permission.   Asher Friedman: Our... Read more
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Using Multiple Intelligences in the Bible Classroom

Submitted on March 7, 2000

Musical Intelligence: Remarkably, musical intelligence emerges earliest in life . People with musical intelligence have an ability to “produce and appreciate rhythm, pitch, and... Read more
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Mission statement/ School philosophy – Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, Teaneck, NJ

Submitted on March 1, 2000

Ma’ayanot is a Yeshiva and College Preparatory High School for girls dedicated to the following objectives: To foster the development of a Torah personality:... Read more
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Mission statement/ School philosophy – Fuchs Mizrachi School , Cleveland, OH

Submitted on March 1, 2000

Mission Statement The mission of Fuchs Mizrachi School is to educate each child to be an Orthodox Religious Zionist Jew, imbued with the love... Read more
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Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

Submitted on February 28, 2000

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more
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Jewish Studies Curriculum – Columbus Torah Academy

Submitted on February 20, 2000

THREE TRACK CURRICULUM FOR JUDAIC STUDIES – A PILOT PROGRAM Students are selected for each track based on previous academic records, a personal interview... Read more
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Mission statement/ School philosophy – Yeshiva of Flatbush

Submitted on February 20, 2000

The philosophy of the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School is to provide an education in which Jewish Studies are taught in Hebrew... Read more
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Mission statement/ School philosophy – Torah Academy of Bergen County, Teaneck, New Jersey

Submitted on February 20, 2000

The following is the statement of philosophy of the Torah Academy of Bergen County: Predicated on Rambam ‘s dual formulation of the first commandment... Read more
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