Professional Development

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Shnayim Ohazim: Two [who are] Holding…

Submitted on January 5, 2000

The synopsis of this debate originally appeared in Hebrew in Meimad, Vol. 17, August 1999.   (Translated by Rachel Schloss)   About a year and... Read more
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America’s Jews and Israel

Submitted on December 27, 1999

  From Tradition, Vol. 18 No. I, Summer 1979   “…uphold… ideas long enough, frequently enough, and with inspiration, and some young people are... Read more
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Ten Da’at Index

Submitted on December 18, 1999

Ten Da’at Index: Contemporary issues in Jewish education Achiman, Hanoch, The Use of “Behirah” in Education, 1, 1, 1987, p. 12. ADMINISTRATION Altshul, William,... Read more
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Teaching Ta’amei HaMikra at an Early Age

Submitted on November 15, 1999

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 5/2 1991, pp. 22-23. Recently my family celebrated two semahot; my oldest son, Yonah, became a bar mitzvah, and my... Read more
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Jewish Education for Women

Submitted on November 1, 1999

Reprinted from Ten Daat Vol. III No. 3 pp. 9-11   Formal Jewish education for women is a twentieth century phenomenon initiated by the courageous, dedicated,... Read more
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The Obligation of Women in Lighting the Chanukah Candles

Submitted on November 1, 1999

This article discusses the obligation of women to light the Chanukah candles. It is in Hebrew. To read the article, click here. Read more
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The Obligation of Talmud on Women According To Maimonides

Submitted on November 1, 1999

Originally appeared in Tradition 19(2), Summer 1981 pp.122-129. Reprinted with permission. For my five-year-old daughter, Noa Eve I “A man should never cast his... Read more
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The Pool That Was Once a Synagogue

Submitted on October 19, 1999

This article describes the story of a synagogue in Poznan, Poland that was turned into a swimming pool by the Nazis, during the Holocaust. To... Read more
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Implications Of Academic Approaches To The Study Of The Babylonian Talmud For The Beliefs And Religious Attitudes Of The Student

Submitted on October 12, 1999

From Abiding Challenges: Research Perspectives on Jewish Education Edited by Yisrael Rich and Michael Rosenak   1. Fundamental values, objectives, and textual learning assumptions  in religious... Read more
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Proposal for the Development of a Comprehensive Torah Shebe’al Peh Curriculum

Submitted on October 12, 1999

The Need One of the important fronts on which traditional Judaism meets the challenges of the modern world is Torah education. Teachers, principals, informal... Read more
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