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The following are five resources that I would highly recommend for Hebrew language instructors to check out. There are hundreds of online resources for Hebrew language, if you know of a specific resource that would be helpful to Hebrew teachers please let me know and I will post it.
Updated: Jun. 25, 2014
The All Jewish Digital (formerly Jewish iPhone Community) website was founded in early 2010 with the goal of making it easy to find Jewish mobile applications. To date it is the only English-language website of this kind. The All Jewish Digital was established to create a virtual community of those that use mobile devices with any kind of Jewish applications. Jews of all affiliations – religious or secular, Orthodox or Reform, Chassid or Litvak – who are looking for a friendly e-community built around traditional Jewish values will find something here.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2014
The Historical Jewish Press website is a joint project of Tel-Aviv University and the Israeli National Library, in collaboration with other Jewish and non-Jewish organizations throughout the world. In the project, hundreds of thousands (1,173,773 – March 04, 2014) of pages of Jewish newspapers from around the world and a variety of languages are uploaded to the Internet. The newspapers are all scanned from the repositories of the National Library of Israel and other partners in the project, this enables researchers and the general public to access the actual documentation of historical events from the perspective of the press in those days. The project aims to put up 2 million newspaper pages, Hebrew and other languages.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2014
The Israeli Antiquities Authority has launched an upgraded version of an online archive of the Dead Sea scrolls, enabling web users to view thousands of high-quality images of the ancient texts along with explanations and translations into various languages. The new website, officially opened on Tuesday, is the second incarnation of the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library and has over 10,000 photographs of the ancient texts that were found in a series of caves at Qumran in the Judean Desert.
Updated: Feb. 19, 2014
We, the five partners of the North American Jewish Day School Conference – Pardes, PEJE, RAVSAK, SDSN, and YU – are rededicating ourselves to collaborative communication. To this end, we have joined forces to produce a new, useful, field-wide calendar: The Joint Jewish Day School Training and Events Calendar. This coordinated calendar includes face-to-face and virtual convenings, and professional development opportunities sponsored by one or more of our particular organizations. We are confident that this tool will serve you, your school, and your community well in the coming year.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2013
Looking for teaching materials on Chanukah for your classroom? Legacy Heritage Fund's SMART Board Jewish Educational Database has listings of dozens of interactive SMART Board Lessons for Chanukah shared by teachers from across the US. Search the database and find activities by subject, topic, grade level, language and description.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
Sefaria, a free living library of Jewish texts and their interconnections, in Hebrew and in translation, supports the seamless creation of source sheets. These sheets can be printed or transmitted electronically, kept private or published and shared with the Sefaria community.
Updated: Nov. 13, 2013
The Bezalel Academy stands at the center of the cultural discourse associated with the country's artistic activity and plays a decisive role in the shaping of Israel's cultural identity. The Bezalel Catalog was established for the purpose of documenting and preserving the visual history of the Bezalel Academy and the creative output of Academy graduates, and creating a historic archive of the institution that would contain works created by the students during the various stages of their studies, to enable documentation and provide access to current activities at Bezalel. Every year, the Academy's extensive database is further enriched by current records of hundreds of new works from all of the departments at Bezalel: Architecture, Industrial Design, Ceramic & Glass Design, Jewelry & Fashion Design, Photography, Fine Arts, Screen-Based Arts, Visual Communication as well as from the higher degree programs in fine arts, industrial design and urban design.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
Last week, the National Library, on the campus of the Hebrew University at Givat Ram, Jerusalem, took a major step forward in digitizing and storing all of the world’s Jewish texts by reaching an agreement to produce high-definition images of one of the world’s premier collections of Judaic manuscripts. The National Library and Italy’s Biblioteca Palatina in Parma signed a deal to convert centuries of parchment and paper Hebrew documents to high-quality digital files which will be available to Israeli scholars. A selection of those files will be uploaded to the Internet for general access.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2013
The Legacy Heritage Fund Announces a New Round Of SMART Board Grants as a Part of its SMART Board Project
Legacy Heritage Fund is pleased to announce the launch of a new round of the Legacy Heritage Fund SMART Board Project for Jewish day schools. The SMART Board Project will enable Jewish day schools to bring the power of SMART Board technology into their classrooms. Participating schools will receive one or more SMART Boards and staff training to achieve proficiency in the use of the equipment.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2013