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Behrman House offers a wide variety of free digital & multimedia tools for Jewish educators at all grade levels, from early childhood through adult education, in both Hebrew language & Judaica. The site also offers tech tools and advice for educators interested in integrating more mutlimedia & non-print resources into the Jewish classroom.

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  • Databases and Resource Centers
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The Sulam Center has resource pages for students, parents and educators. Welcome to <span class="regBold">Sulam: the Center for Jewish Service Learning</span>. Service Learning is a methodology that helps you to more deeply connect your students with their Jewish tradition and adds depth and meaning to the community service work (whether you call it Tzedakah, Chesed, Tikkun Olam or social action) that they perform. We exist to provide you with the tools you need to use this valuable approach to enhance your educational programs. Educator resource center includes curricular materials, professional development opportunities, and a database of Jewish teen-friendly volunteer opportunities. <br />

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  • Databases and Resource Centers - Resource Centers

A continually updated online archive of informal education, lifelong learning and social action.

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The Jewish Farm School is an environmental education organization whose mission is to practice and promote sustainable agriculture and to support food systems rooted in justice and Jewish traditions. They offer a wide range of programs for teens, adults &amp; educators, including an internship program for high school seniors in NY state; an organic farming alternative spring break in CA &amp; Philadelphia; an educators' seminar in NY state; an urban sustainability program in Philadelphia; as well as workshops, conferences, lectures, &amp; outreach programs across the US.

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  • Organizations - National and International Organizations

<p>This portrait of American Jews emerges from the National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS) 2000-01, a representative survey of the Jewish population in the United States sponsored by United Jewish Communities and the Jewish federation system. This report presents findings on several demographic topics; Jewish connections and engagement; intermarriage; and three special topics, the elderly, immigrants and those living below the poverty line. In coming months, UJC will issue a series of specialized reports on these and other topics, such as synagogue affiliation and denominations, Jewish practice, philanthropy and volunteerism, Jewish college students, marriage and families, and regional differences among Jews.</p> <p>This report and other documents associated with NJPS 2000-01 are available on the UJC website, <a href="http://www.ujc.org/njps">www.ujc.org/njps</a>. The NJPS electronic d ...

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Media Midrash is an online platform linking multimedia content to innovative curricula, providing Jewish educators the ability to bring art, animation, film and music directly into their classrooms. Website includes a virtual tour &amp; tutorial on how best to use its resources, a blog for discussion topics, and a link to share your own students' videos.

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  • Interactive Resources - Blogs
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<div><span>Animated Talmud is a new online free computer program that teaches Talmud through animation sequences and interactive media making the learning process enjoyable, easy and clear. Introduction to the Talmud provides an overview of the Oral Tradition of the Torah, its development and codification. The student encounters Torah personalities &amp; formative events of the Talmudic tradition, while acquiring the basic knowledge required for beginning Talmud study.</span></div> <div><span>The full program, when complete, will include a total of 15 lessons. Each lesson has 5-10 minutes of scroll animation. Most of the lessons are already available online. After each scroll an additional 10 minute talkig caricature will be added that explains and reviews what has just been taught.</span></div> <div><br /> <div><span>The Animated Talmud project plans to progress to presenting the Tra ...

Publication Date2010
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="listing-desc">In this webinar recorded August 2010, guest speaker Fred Claar, creator of the blog</span><span class="listing-desc"><a href="http://torahtopicstoday.com/" target="_blank"> Torah Topics for Today</a></span><span class="listing-desc">, addresses the question of how to engage and empower parents to become active participants in their children's Jewish education in the supplementary school setting.</span></p> <br />Total running time: 33 minutes<br /> <br /> <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" width="480" height="385" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,124,0"> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/MPvCrTHS1OA?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" /><embed type="applicatio ...

Publication Date2010
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  • Interactive Resources - Webinars

This site contains lesson plans and discussion topics, accompanied by worksheets and review charts  ready for printing. The lessons are intended for Yeshiva High Schools although the material can be adapted for other grades, college courses, and adult education.

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  • Databases and Resource Centers - Curriculum Banks - Torah Curriculum

<em>Sh’ma </em>invites some of the most thoughtful writers of contemporary Judaism to create a “conversation-in print” each month. Our topics raise critical questions about communal issues, Jewish education, synagogues, personal theology, philanthropy, Israel, community transformation, Jewish arts and culture, Judaism and the Diaspora, and much more. Regular features include book reviews, a practical Jewish ethics column, and <em>Nish’ma</em>, a simulated page of contemporary Jewish Talmud. <em>Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility </em>publishes ten issues a year, from September through June. In addition to posting articles from the print journal, the website also offers a blog and audio/video resources.

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  • Journals
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The National Yiddish Book Center is a vibrant, non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish and other modern Jewish books and celebrate the culture they contain. Supported by 30,000 members, it is now the largest and fastest-growing Jewish cultural organization in America. <br /><br />In the media gallery you'll find recordings from Book Center programs, as well as favorite stories from Yiddish and Jewish literature.

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  • Organizations - National and International Organizations
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<p>Zeek Media is a catalyst for conversations about the Jewish tomorrow in print, online, and in person. We publish an online magazine updated daily, a quarterly print journal, and hold events throughout the year.</p> <p>We believe that Judaism is undergoing a paradigm shift that we must not ignore if we want Judaism to be a vibrant religion and culture generations from now. Judaism will only thrive if we are willing to discuss and debate the most charged issues facing us. Zeek is unafraid to face those issues head on. Join us.</p>

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  • Journals

A project of Jewish Tweets, Twebrew School offers 3 different programs for learning Hebrew, all free. Find a Twebrew School Tweet Up location near you and attend classes with free materials; follow lessons through online instructional videos; or subscribe to the daily newsletter for a word of the day. <br /><br />Interested in being a Twebrew School teacher? Volunteer positions are now open! <br /><br />

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The Shalom Center is dedicated to inspiring the Jewish community to greater attention and action on questions of peace and justice for the planet and all who dwell on it; and as part of this effort, to making common cause with peace and justice advocates of all faiths.<br /><br />Website includes Torah Commentary, blog, videos, and other resources devoted to socially conscious Judaism.

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  • Organizations - National and International Organizations
  • Databases and Resource Centers - Resource Centers
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A project of The Partnership for Jewish Life &amp; Learning, Hear &amp; Now is a series of podcasts on a variety of Jewish topics, including Art, History, Education, College Life, Holidays, Jewish Peoplehood, and more. <br />

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  • Databases and Resource Centers
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A project of The Center for Educational Technology, Psookim aims to rally Jews from different traditions around the Bible by encouraging them to add their own commentary in music, video, text and art to the wisdom of famous biblical commentators on a website that presents the Bible on a platform built for users of social networking media. <p>The project revolves around a full version of the Torah in both Hebrew and English. Each verse is linked to the work of traditional and modern biblical commentators, and encourages users to link applicable works of art and music to the scripture and create their own multimedia commentary and interpretations.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

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  • Interactive Resources - Wikis and Collaborative Spaces
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JewishWebcasting.com provides a gateway to Jewish TV, radio, webcast and podcast programming on the internet. It presently links to over 400 websites and 25,000 programs of Israeli and Jewish content. Programs are listed alphabetically and by category, to provide convenient location of webcasts. The site also provides a search engine allow searching the website and its listings using keywords. <p> </p> <p>Among the program categories on the site:</p> <ul> <li>Radio &amp; TV </li> <li>News </li> <li>Israel </li> <li>Judaism </li> <li>Music </li> <li>Hebrew </li> <li>Organizations </li> <li>Youth </li> <li>Women </li> <li>History </li> <li>Holocaust </li> <li>Jewish Literacy Project </li> </ul> ...

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  • Databases and Resource Centers - Resource Centers
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The Judaica Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic University is a major center for the collection, preservation and digitization of Judaica audio recordings. The online archive is intended as a scholarly resource for students, teachers, and the general public.<br />

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  • Organizations - Academic Institutions
  • Databases and Resource Centers
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<div>WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL is an academic, refereed journal published exclusively on the Internet, and devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism. The ultimate aim of the journal is to promote the reconceptualization of the study of Judaism, by acknowledging and incorporating the roles played by women, and by encouraging the development of alternative research paradigms. Cross-methodological and interdisciplinary, the journal does not promote a fixed ideology, and welcomes a variety of approaches.</div>

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<p>Chabad's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is operating in over 300 communities throughout the globe, and focuses on the essentials of Jewish literacy in a series of six or eight week courses. Every course is accompanied by a student textbook and enhanced by engaging audio-visual presentations. JLI's environment is open and interactive for novices and learned students alike.</p> <p>JLI pedagogic experts and scholars have developed a centralized curriculum so that students can attend classes in any location, and engage in interaction with other students and teachers through the internet.</p> <p> </p>

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  • Organizations - Religious

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Complementary (or supplementary) education, often the step-child of Jewish education, is in a period of dynamic change. Using examples from around the continent and bringing together the perspectives of a range of stakeholders, including educators, funders, community leaders, and families...

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