Professional Development

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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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בתולדות המדינה – קטעים מיומן

Submitted on January 9, 1999

עיתון כל העיר, ירושלים “יום הבחירות” כ”ד טבת תש”ט, 25.1.49: בשעה 05.35, בבוקר השכם, קמתי אני ואשתי ואחי ר’ שמעון ליב, וגיסי ר’ נתנאל... Read more
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The History Of The State – Snapshots from a Diary

Submitted on January 9, 1999

Election Day 24 Tevet 5709 January 25, 1949 The time is 5:35 a.m. I woke up. Me, my wife and my brother R’ Shimon... Read more
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