A New Publication: Where Jewish Education Helps Student Thrive
For more than thirty years, Jonathan Woocher was the preeminent specialist in Jewish education policy in North America. Part educator, part sociologist, part theologian, part anthropologist, and part pundit, he was unique in his role: He studied the work of our field and explained both what was and what could be.
Daniel Rechtschaffen created a framework to think about mindfulness in terms of 5 literacies: physical, mental, emotional, social and global. This lesson plan explores the 5 literacies though a Jewish lens.
Text Study based on the hit musical, Dear Evan Hansen. This text study explores adolescent mental health through examining the gemara coupled with the song "Waving Through a Window".
Text Study based on the hit musical, Jagged Little Pill. This text study uses Alanis Morisette's hit song "Hand in my Pocket" to explore teen adoloescent behavior.
Text Study based on the hit movie and Broadway Show, Mean Girls. This text study explores lashon hara using the ancient texts form the Babylonian Talmud, Yisroel Salanter coupled with quotes from the Mean Girls musical.
This article focuses on practical tools and techniques focusing on: understanding resilience, what promotes resilience and helping parents build resilience.