Professional Development

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9/11 Resources for Jewish Schools

Submitted on September 18, 2012

Jewish Education Resources 9/11 – Profiles in Heroism, a film by Aryeh Gelbard (25 minutes) 9/11 – September 11 Memorial Video – Final Moments... Read more
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Israel Education Blogroll

Submitted on June 24, 2012

The Jewish Education Blogroll can be found here.  A Special Place in Hell Bradley Burston Candidly Speaking Isi Leibler Chelm on the Med Daniella... Read more
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Israel Online

Submitted on June 12, 2012

Israel Online is an annotated collection of educational resources about Israel divided into categories. These categories were chosen because of their practical value for... Read more
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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

To read the resource, click here.  Read more
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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
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