Professional Development

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Kushner Mission Statement

Submitted on February 20, 2000

“A COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS” Kushner Yeshiva High School – Yeshiva Tichonit Beit Yosef – prepares American Jewish adolescents with the tools necessary to face... Read more
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Course of Instruction – Ramaz Upper School

Submitted on February 20, 2000

Ramaz The Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein Upper School of Ramaz in the Morris and Ida Newman Educational Center Course of Instruction 1996-97 Table of... Read more
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Megillat Ha’atzmaut: Analysis and Comparative Analysis

Submitted on February 12, 2000

[A full English translation of Megillat Haatzmaut follows this article. The numbers referred to in the article correspond with the numbered clauses of Megillat Haatzmaut]    ... Read more
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Did Vashti have a Tail? Reflections on Teaching Midrash Aggadah in Elementary Day Schools

Submitted on February 12, 2000

Originally appeared in Ten Da’at Vol. 1, No. 2, 1987 I am a teacher of Tanach, and midrash is part of my daily experience.... Read more
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Using computers in a Day School setting

Submitted on February 7, 2000

Bi-Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT It is true that there is a very limited amount of Jewish educational software especially for grades 3-8. There... Read more
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“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

Submitted on January 30, 2000

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more
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Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

Submitted on January 30, 2000

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more
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In The Bat Mitzvah Celebration: An Annotated Bibliography

Submitted on January 20, 2000

When a female child reaches the age of twelve years and one day she is halakhically a Bat Mitzvah. A search of literature dealing... Read more
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Bat Mitzvah: A Challenge for Religious Education

Submitted on January 20, 2000

Bat Mitzvah: A Challenge for Religious Education Translated by Moshe Sokolow Copyright 1989, Ten Da’at. The religious upper school educational system in the State... Read more
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The Effectiveness of Storytelling in Jewish Education

Submitted on January 15, 2000

Maggidim@aol.com Presented to the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Midwest Jewish Studies Association In recent years, there has been a proliferation of story anthologies published... Read more
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