This book contributes a fresh and coherent understanding of the ideas in Psalm 119, specifically by explaining the function of its length and highlighting its emphasis on Torah study that became axiomatic in Rabbinic Judaism.
The presence of Torah is a key element in all early childhood Jewish programs. Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah is a wonderful complement to a teacher's Jewish library. It is an additional tool that will help families engage in Torah for living and learning. --Mary Lou Allen, Early Childhood Jewish Educator and Consultant
In "Wisdom From All My Teachers" innovative Jewish educators explore the nature of Torah study and its relationship to personal moral development; the role of worldly wisdom in Torah education; the cultivation of the student's soul and love and awe of God; the challenges of teaching Bible and Talmud to contemporary students; the use of philosophy in the Jewish curriculum; and the shaping of the religious personality.The twenty essays in this volume are both descriptive and prescriptive. The authors represent a remarkable cross-section of contemporary educators; both men and women, teachers with but a few years of experience, side by side with the leading figures in Jewish education.
Engaging text and activities introduce students to the learning of Torah. Chapters combine selected Torah texts (newly translated in gender-neutral language) with creative activities that are fun to do.
This remarkable collection of commentaries is based on the Torah portions read publicly in synagogues throughout the world on the Sabbath and holy days. Produced by the National Council of Young Israel, one of the major synagogue movements in the world today, this collection is the result of an on-going effort by Young Israel to distribute to its constituency and to others a series of high level commentaries that can serve to educate and stimulate its audience on the threshold of the twenty-first century.