Featured Resources and Professional Development

2021 Part-Time Jewish Census Image

A census to learn about enrollment, venues, staffing, and budgets of various forms of part-time Jewish education.

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A collection of resources that explore five critical moments in Israeli history.

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Jakir Manela portrait and a sunset

Jakir Manela, CEO of Hazon and Pearlstone, joins David Bryfman to discuss Jewish environmentalism.

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tu bshvat
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Join us to explore Tu B'Shvat and the rhythms of the Jewish year that give us energy.

December 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm EST
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finance
13
Dec

Join us to explore how to advocate for and secure higher wages and more robust compensation packages.

December 13, 2021 at 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
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Free
gender in workplace
16
Dec

Join us to explore tools to increase equity for trans and nonbinary staff in Jewish educational settings.

December 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Online Web Meeting
Free
Newish to jewish
16
Dec

Explore some of the basics of Jewish traditions and values!

December 16, 2021 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Online Web Meeting
Free

From our Resource Partners

The Jewish Educator Portal collaborates with 21 Resource Partners to share educational materials. 
New resources from our Resource Partners will be highlighted here.

Chanukah resources written below dreidels

53 fun and creative activities to make Chanukah come alive in the classroom.

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Going Up? A Chanukah Lesson

This lesson uses texts and guiding questions to discover how and why Chanukah candles are lit.

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8 Nights of Hanukkah Gratitude - Kids

This Hanukkah, stop and think about eight miracles of your own. Write them down and reflect.

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Chanukah with the National Library of Israel

Use primary sources from the National Library of Israel to discover a variety of Chanukah/Hanukkah customs.

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Chanukah Padlet - How We Count

This collaborative bulletin board teaches students about the order of candle lighting on Chanukah.

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The Macedonian Conquest, Maccabees, and the Menorah

Just how far were the Maccabees prepared to go to ensure the continuation of the Jewish people and why do we remember them to this day?

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