Websites for Educators
Professional website of Professor Eliezer Segal. Includes interactive maps of central Jewish texts like the Talmud.
Haftorahman contains short attractive resource sheets(2-3 pages) for each Haftorah (including holidays and fast days). Each resource sheet includes the storyline of the Haftorah, the connection of the Haftorah to the Parasha, the biography of the prophet and a lesson of the week. The sheets also contain photos of archeological sites, maps and timelines. The sheets can be printed up and distributed to students.
The Halacha Yomit Program is in use in over 40 schools around the world. The program provides weekly sheets, with a halacha for every school day, set up based upon your school calendar.
The Holocaust Teacher Resource Center web site offers lesson plans and related materials that educators can use directly in the classroom. Included on the site are materials from Yad Vashem, AMCHA, and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Video presentations from a conference at Brandeis University bringing together academics and educators from across the denominational spectrum. Fifty topics were covered, including include A Systematic Approach to Teaching the Laws of Holidays, Teaching Halakha and Respecting Student Autonomy and Enacting the Mishnah: Teaching Skills and Ethics in a Middle School Classroom.
The Gallery of Our Great – Biographies (chabad.org)
The site includes a timeline about the Jerusalem Archeological Park area: Temple Mount, Mount of Olives, Kidron Valley, and the Valley of Hinnom. The site includes biographies of historical personalities, photographs, a timeline, a glossary, and a bilbiography.
Resources and links relevant to research and the study of Jewish History. 1000’s of links to sites on the web organized in over 30 categories. A search engine helps find the information you are looking for. Primary and secondary sources.
The Living Torah Museum website provides images and explanations of authentic ancient artifacts from the Biblical, Mishnaic, and Talmudic periods. Online exhibits include “Torah Times”, “39 Melahos”, “Great Torah Personalities” and “Mishna/Talmud Times”. Worth taking your class on the virtual tour.
This website includes descriptions and pictures of the Temple vessels and the holiday sacrifices and celebrations in the Temple.