Professional Development

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Recognizing Greatness in Non-Jews: The Passing of Nelson Mandela

This article discusses the category of Hasidei Umot Haolam, with a focus on the achievements of Nelson Mandela. To read the article, click here. Read more
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Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

  Introduction: Parents who are concerned about their child’s proficiency in college-preparatory curricula but also serious about his or her religious development in young... Read more
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Religious Counseling and Pesak Halakhah in a Yeshivah Setting

  Introduction: Many years ago, a student who had previously expressed no interest in studying in Israel after high school approached me with a... Read more
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Parashat HaShuavua Resources

Worksheets for the weekly Torah portion or Parashat Hashavua are available below. The “Shabbat Shalom” series by Moshe Abelesz tests elementary students’ parashat hashavua... Read more
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Israeli Election Jingles/Advertisements

Likud Labor Yesh Atid HaTnuah Habayit HaYehudi Kadima Otzma LeYisrael Meretz Hadash Read more
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"The Case for Israel – The Case for Peace" – Lecture by Alan Dershowitz (video)

On June 7, 2005, Prof. Alan Dershowitz addressed a standing-room-only crowd in the Gonda Brain Research Center Auditorium at Bar-Ilan University. The lecture was... Read more
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Jewish Education for Jewish Commitment

  Introduction: Professor Isadore Twersky, z”l, presented the “meta-goal” of Jewish education at a meeting of the Commission on Jewish Education in North America... Read more