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The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education maintains comprehensive listings of Jewish education learning and teaching resources. One of their useful listings is 'Educational Resources for Jewish Prayer/Tefilla', a listing of tens of online articles, lesson plans, slides and activities for teaching tefilla.
Updated: Aug. 30, 2011
The National Havurah Committee will be holding its annual Summer Institute on August 1-7, 2011 at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH. The NHC’s flagship program, the week-long Summer Institute, is a unique opportunity for serious study, moving prayer, spirited conversation, late-night jam sessions, singing, dancing, swimming, meditation, and hiking – all in the company of more than 300 people from a wide range of backgrounds.
Updated: May. 12, 2011
Aiming to make Passover more accessible to the young adults, JewishBoston.com, an online hub for the area’s Jewish community, is offering its first do-it-yourself Seder kit. Free to Boston-area residents, ages 18 to 40, who sign up by April 8, “Seder in a Box’’ includes just about everything but the food and the guests: a Seder plate, a basic Haggadah, a leader’s guide, recipes, a shopping list, instructions for setting the table, and a matza cover.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2011
This website is a resource for Jews of all backgrounds to make the Haggadah that feels meaningful to them for a contemporary seder, with unique perspectives gathered from individuals worldwide. Whatever your background, Haggadot.com invites you to find your place in the Passover conversation through the seder's central text, the haggadah. Now you can access classical texts and contemporary interpretations to create a more personalized Passover experience.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2011
This article will introduce the Open Siddur Project, which aims to be the first of a new breed of Jewish communal resources that use social web technologies to allow the sharing and collaborative development of online Jewish liturgical resources. All content will be fully reusable and redistributable under liberal terms compatible with a “free culture” philosophy. The article first defines “free culture” resources, and explains why such a philosophy works to the advantage of their users. It then discusses the envisioned product, followed by a brief discussion of its current state of development. Finally, it contrasts the project with existing resources.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2011
Today, Bat Mitzvah is celebrated in some way in most parts of the Orthodox Jewish world. But how should a girl’s religious coming of age be marked? How should communities and families create meaningful Bat Mitzvah celebrations? Is the lack of a single model a liability or an advantage? Over 20 articles feature a variety of historical, halakhic, sociological, psychological and experiential perspectives on the topic in the Fall, 2010 issue of the JOFA Journal.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2011
An Invitation to Piyut is a website dedicated to the bringing the world of Piyut (Jewish Liturgy) to an ever-growing audience. The online database contains a wide growing selection of piyutim, including their texts, melodies, literary, historical and social interpretation. The website aims to gather in one place a meaningful selection of piyutim from all Jewish cultures in a manner recognizing the varied styles and influences existing in the Jewish tradition, turning the website into an “international home” for piyut.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008