Professional Development

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Educational Resources for Jewish Prayer/Tefilla

Submitted on May 1, 2012

Tefilla Articles and Research Action Research Report on An Approach for Creating Meaningful Tefilla Experiences in Middle School by Eric Golombek Commitment vs. “Connecting”... Read more

Jewish Texts for Teaching about Social Action

Submitted on March 12, 2012

Judaism posits that we have personal and communal responsibility to help others, especially during times of disaster and tragedy.   Visiting the Sick Acts... Read more
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Mock Election for High Schools

Submitted on March 9, 2012

Background The Israeli Knesset has 120 seats. Israelis do not vote for a specific candidate but for a party list. The system is one... Read more

Jewish Virtual Learning Networks

Submitted on November 3, 2011

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Jewish Education Blogroll

Submitted on October 6, 2011

Blogs by Jewish educators, Jewish schools & Jewish educational organizations The Israel Education Blogroll can be found here.   Aaron Tornberg Weblog: Music, Jewish Music,... Read more
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Engaging Souls: Bringing Elementary Tefillah to Life

Submitted on August 10, 2011

Engaging Souls: Bringing Elementary Tefillah to Life By: Eric Golombek Ask a teacher to teach the same short story to children every day for... Read more
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Emunat Hakhamim: Faith in the Sages

Submitted on August 10, 2011

EMUNAT HAKHAMIM Faith in the Sages By: Simha Friedman This article originally appeared in Tradition 27,4 1993. Appears here with permission. The subject of... Read more

Bibliography to Jewish Genealogy and Oral History Websites

Submitted on August 2, 2011

A recent Lookjed discussion centered on what sources to use for family history projects. Below is an annotated list of websites on Jewish genealogy... Read more

Reconsidering Pedagogic Use of the Ramban Al Hatorah

Submitted on August 1, 2011

Abstract: The article argues for three pedagogic uses of the Ramban al hatorah which the author believes are not currently being employed. The first... Read more
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Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Submitted on July 13, 2011

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. Video courtesy of The Lookstein Center of Jewish... Read more
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