The Jewish Educator Portal has curated a unique set of resources to help teach Yom Kippur and the idea of Teshuva. From lessons plans to video essays, there's resources here to teach all ages and learning types.

Girl blowing shofar

Guides, activities, lessons, articles, recipes and more from PJ Library.

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Kippa

Activity ideas for classes and groups, including discussion questions and frameworks for lessons.

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Shofar and Prayerbook

This lesson explores common feelings that are felt by children (and adults) during Yom Kippur davening.

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Jews praying

Articles, essays, audio lectures, and video lectures on Yom Kippur.

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Girl with Magnifying Glass

A fun E-Book for young children to learn about and celebrate Yom Kippur.

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Screenshot NLI YK

Explore how Yom Kippur is marked in different times and places throughout Jewish history.

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We are Great, We Do Good

Vidui is not just for transgressions anymore! Compose a positive vidui to confess positive actions.

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Reading Between the Lines of the Book of Life

An engaging reading and writing exercise from the Blue Dove Foundation.

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Torah

Examine Kol Nidrei’s words and melody. Then use its message to fulfill promises made during the year.

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TESHUVAH TACO

Connect teshuvah, tacos, and National Taco Day to make for a real-life application of learning.

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The 12 Steps of Atonement Anonymous

Utilizing the model of Alcoholics Anonymous's 12 Steps, the 12 Steps of Atonement Anonymous helps us celebrate the High Holidays.

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I am Sorry

This lesson explores the Jewish approach to repentance, drawing on Rambam’s Hilchot Teshuvah.

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Staying Positive - Repentance and Eating Disorder Recovery on Yom Kippur

The experience of fasting can be very challenging for someone struggling with disordered eating.

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Ji Bytes Tishrei High Holiday Series

Ji Bytes Tishrei offers four, one hour learning experiences for ages 4-10.

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Top Tefillot for Yom Kippur

A collection of sheets to deepen your understanding of the most central prayers of Yom Kippur.

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Exploring Ishay Ribo's "Seder Ha'Avodah" Ahead of Yom Kippur

Ishay Ribo's powerful song, "Seder Ha'Avodah", takes us on a musical and spiritual journey.

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Whale

This three-part lesson plan from for high school students explores the argument between Yonah and God.

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