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Megillat Ha'atzmaut: Analysis and Comparative Analysis

[A full English translation of Megillat Haatzmaut follows this article. The numbers referred to in the article correspond with the numbered clauses of Megillat Haatzmaut]    ... Read more
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Did Vashti have a Tail? Reflections on Teaching Midrash Aggadah in Elementary Day Schools

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Using computers in a Day School setting

Bi-Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT It is true that there is a very limited amount of Jewish educational software especially for grades 3-8. There... Read more
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“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more
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Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more
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In The Bat Mitzvah Celebration: An Annotated Bibliography

When a female child reaches the age of twelve years and one day she is halakhically a Bat Mitzvah. A search of literature dealing... Read more
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Bat Mitzvah: A Challenge for Religious Education

Bat Mitzvah: A Challenge for Religious Education Translated by Moshe Sokolow Copyright 1989, Ten Da’at. The religious upper school educational system in the State... Read more