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The Seidman Educational Resource Center (SERC) of the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education (ACAJE) serves as the informational gateway for the Jewish educational community of Greater Philadelphia. Using the latest technology, SERC brings the current creative and diverse Jewish educational resources of ACAJE and the Internet to Jewish educators, parents and lay leaders.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
Canfei Nesharim, a US-based non profit organization, founded in 2003, provides a Torah-based approach to the relationship between traditional Jewish sources and modern environmental issues. As a leader of a Torah-based environmental movement, Canfei Nesharim develops programs and materials for synagogues and schools in both the Orthodox and wider Jewish communities, and promotes from their rich website and mail list an ongoing dialogue about the Torah-mandated responsibility to protect the environment.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) showcases a different aspect of the Holocaust by highlighting the 20,000 to 30,000 Jews who courageously fought back against the Nazis and their collaborators. JPEF’s goal is to foster an enduring sense of Jewish identity and pride in Jewish youth by offering positive images of partisan freedom fighters through film and other media created by JPEF and made available freely on its website.
Updated: Sep. 25, 2008
The Jewish Women's Archive is a national non-profit organization based in Brookline, MA, whose mission is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of Jewish women in North America. The Jewish Women's Archive presents the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America It has an extensive on-line collection of multimedia web exhibits on Jewish women, and a 'Virtual Archive', a guide to archival collections across the USA related to Jewish women. The 'Virtual Archive' contains descriptions of over 730 collections and short biographies of nearly 500 women who are featured in these collections.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008
The Jewish Children's Museum, located in the Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidic community of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York, is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing cutting edge interactive multimedia. The six floors of the museum house an array of exhibits and displays covering Jewish history and heroes, holidays and customs, the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish life.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2008
The Center for Educational Technology recently launched a beta version of a Hebrew Digital Library. The library is presently made up of tens of nonfiction books, monographs, encyclopedias and lexicons dealing with the Land of Israel, its geography, history, culture, archeology, nature and society. Many current textbooks are also included on the website.
Updated: Jul. 23, 2008
CAMERA (The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) announces a new, free media curriculum,'Eyes on Israel,' for students in grades 7-12. The Curriculum was created to help students develop a critical approach towards what they see, read and hear about Israel and the Middle East in the media.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
The Jewish Way of Life CD-Rom is a unique and creative resource, designed to support and enrich teaching about Judaism. Recently produced by World ORT, The Board of Deputies of British Jews, and The Pears Foundation it is provided free of charge to all UK schools for use in Religious Education schemes.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
The Gilyonot Nechama website (in Hebrew) was launched in 2008 in order to preserve and make available the method of Torah study developed by Professor Nechama Leibowitz. The website contains all of the Torah worksheets published by Nechama over thirty years along with other learning resources to aid in their study.
Updated: Jul. 20, 2008
The Lookstein Center Mini-Sites examine recent educational research and apply it to the unique world of the Jewish day school. These Jewish education websites include scholarly literature, instructional materials, online video lectures and links to relevant websites. Topics covered include Heterogeneous Instruction, Block Scheduling, Multiple Intelligences, Curriculum Integration and Islands of Resiliency
Updated: Jul. 09, 2008