Hebrew School: The Podcast! - The High Holidays

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Start the Jewish New Year off on the right foot by playing along to an episode all about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur!  

Click here to access the Educator Guide, where you can find ideas and links for the digital and printable activities below: 

Listen and Learn: 

  • An interactive version of the podcast's games

Play and Learn: 

  • Crossword Puzzles
  • A Picture Search
  • An extended version of Mah Zeh, a game played on the podcast
  • A Rosh Hashanah fill-in-the-blank story

Go and Learn:

  • Thematic book recommendations
  • Activity Prompts: 
    • Record your own New Year's Resolution, based on the podcast's Wisdom of the Crowds section
    • Write your own Rosh Hashanah story to share with your class after the holiday

The Podcast and the Educator Guide are also available by clicking on "View Resources" below.

Tips for using a podcast in your classroom:

  • Listen to the podcast in advance. 
  • Make sure to have speakers connected to your computer, phone or tablet.
  • Download the podcast to your device (Apple Podcasts and Spotify) to avoid internet connection issues.
  • Arrange for computers/tablets for playing the digital games.

Have thoughts or questions about this podcast?  Contact hebrewschool@tabletmag.com
Have thoughts or questions about the educational activties?  Contact educator@jewishedproject.org

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Setting

  • Congregational Learning
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas