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Rabbi Prof. Neria Guttel – President, “Orot Israel” Academic College of Education, shares his reflections on the desired relationship between the eminent teacher and the educational researcher. He examines the words of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), and the interpretations of traditional commentators in formulating his own view of the paradigm of the Teacher-Researcher.
Updated: Aug. 04, 2015
Over the last forty years, Yeshivat Har Etzion and Herzog College have revolutionized the study of Tanakh. Their pioneering method utilizes critical tools to promote in-depth learning of pshuto shel mikra – the basic meaning of the text – while maintaining loyalty to the rich Jewish tradition of rabbinic literature and traditional commentary. Herzog College is pleased to announce the launching of the beta version of the Hatanakh.com website to enable access to the high level content, research, and experience that we have accumulated over forty years through groundbreaking technology, for an audience with varying backgrounds.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2015
This site, developed and maintained by Professor Mark Brettler, aims to teach students how to use a set of specialized tools for the study of the Hebrew text of the Hebrew Bible (henceforth, the Bible). These are different from the tools used for modern Hebrew because the languages are substantially different, and because the study of ancient texts, written in 'dead' or 'literary' languages, such as BH (biblical Hebrew), is fundamentally different from the study of modern languages.
Updated: Jul. 15, 2015
YCT Rabbinical School is pleased to invite all Judaic Studies teachers as well as lovers of serious Tanakh and Mahshavah study to their Thirteenth Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought on Sunday, June 28 - Monday, June 29, 2015 at the Manhattan Day School. The program, co-sponsored with Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Center for Modern Torah Leadership, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, Midreshet Ein HaNatziv, Midreshet Lindenbaum,Torah in Motion USA, Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and Yeshivat Maharat will feature 50 shiurim in five tracks given by the leading lights of Tanakh and Jewish thought both in Israel and in the United States.
Updated: Jun. 03, 2015
Philosophical Inquiry with Bible and Parshat Hashavua - A Workshop for Teachers & Jewish Educators at Day and Supplementary Schools
The Shoolman Graduate Shool of Jewish Education at Hebrew College presents a workshop for Jewish educators at day schools and supplementary schools, led by Jen Glaser, the co-director of the Israel Center for Philosophy in Education. This four-day seminar (July 6-9, 2015) will cover many topics from the Philosophy for Children approach to education to inquiry-based learning.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2015
Are you a Tanakh teacher looking to enrich your skills and knowledge? Are you considering a career in Jewish education? Do you love Tanakh and aspire to learn at an advanced level? This is the summer program for you! Attend Matan’s Advanced Tanakh Summer Institute, a comprehensive and challenging curriculum of Tanakh studies on July 6 – July 16, 2015.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2015
Israelis from across the Political and Religious Spectrum Join a National Conversation about the Tanakh, on the Website 929
Launched over Hanukkah, 929 is a $12 million Israeli initiative to turn the Tanakh into a national conversation. Drawing its name from the 929 chapters of the Hebrew Bible, the project aims to get hundreds of thousands of Israelis from all walks of life to complete the corpus over three-and-a-half years by covering five chapters a week. The hub of the enterprise is its state-of-the-art website, where readers can find commentary from a wide array of contributors, from celebrated secular authors like Etgar Keret and A.B. Yehoshua, to spiritual leaders like ultra-Orthodox former Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau and progressive trailblazer Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2015
This week, Jacob Richman launched an upgraded version of his educational website: The Bible Quiz. The quiz has 4,327 multiple choice questions about the 5 books of Moses by weekly Parsha and the Prophets. Both children and adults will find the quiz educational and entertaining.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2015
“LifeHacks From My Grandparents” is a new website and email listserve that presents a modern spin on Jewish teachings, a toe in the water of Torah study to get at the essence of each portion for all who might benefit. The project, a collaboration between Big Tent Judaism/Jewish Outreach Institute and Torah Topics for Today, reimagines the lessons of the Old Testament as modern life hacks that people can implement to improve their own lives.
Updated: Nov. 26, 2014
During these difficult times for Israel and the Jewish people, it is hard to say nothing, but even harder to know what to say. The Torah has 70 faces, many perspectives. Particular verses of the Bible may not be able to answer questions but they can offer comfort, solace and a place for personal reflection for those who turn to it in times of need. For this reason, TABS has asked a number of rabbis, scholars, and Jewish leaders what verse they might turn to when dealing with the current crisis.
Updated: Jul. 31, 2014