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Haverim, We are being told, “The future is now.” It is a battle cry for everything to change immediately. All of us are busy rethinking the education we offer. We are all running as fast as we can to bring the best future. Each Jewish school is committed to assuring the Jewish future. Every school wants to provide the best possible Jewish education, and we at Torah Aura Productions are committed to help you succeed. We believe that: • Technology holds great promise but few schools are equipped and outfitted to use it now. • Experiential education holds great promise. In this catalog you will find two new experiential textbooks. • The essential secret of Jewish education rests in the relationships between teacher and student, and in the creation of sacred community. We stand ready to help every teacher succeed. • Family education is a cornerstone of building the Jewish future and we have always worked with the leaders in that field. • Jewish schools once bragged, and should be able once again to brag, that sending children to your schools will make them better students. They will learn close reading, critical thinking, the essence of language and other things they will not be able to gain elsewhere. 2011 marks our thirtieth year. Thirty is the new twenty-one. We are just beginning to create the kind of materials you need, perhaps with a new maturity. We can expect the transition to be bumpy and turbulent. That is the way that the future always comes. Let’s work together to assure a better Jewish tomorrow and start that work today.          Lo alekha ha-m’lakhah l’gmor, v’lo attah ben horin livatel mi-menah. You are not required to finish the job, but you are not free to neglect it.

Kol tuv,

Jane, Joel and Alan

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Table of Contents Hebrew & Prayer Early Childhood Celebrations.

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Books for Teachers and Educators School Resources/Mahir Judaica . Alphabetical Index . . Index by Subject . . . . Ordering Information

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NEW!

FROM TORAH AURA

Experiencing the Jewish Holidays, PAGE 39

Experiencing the Torah, PAGE 48

The Amazing History of the Jews, PAGE 85

Stories We Pray, PAGE 96

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Jew toys, games, art projects, and teacher Jewish too tools for the Jewish classroom. See pages 102– 115 for a sampling of materials.

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HEBREW AND PRAYER 5

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Hebrew Preprimer

BJL: Alef to Tav Activity Book LAURIE BELLET AND CHRISTINE TRIPP PRE-PRIMER. GRADES K–2. 24 CLASS SESSIONS. HEBREW READING READINESS, LETTER RECOGNITION

BJL Beginnings Alef to Tav Activity Book is a Hebrew activity book for students in kindergarten to first grade. This book helps students master the twenty-two initial letters of the Alef-Bet, as well as a vocabulary word for each letter. Each two-page lesson has one page on the vocabulary word and one page of discrimination exercises and a fun “find the letter” games. BJL Beginnings Alef to Tav is designed to work as a stand-alone activity book or in conjunction with BJL Beginnings. ALEF TO TAV ACTIVITY BOOK [ITEM #15404] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.95

Now I Know My Alef-Bet PRE-PRIMER. GRADES K–2. 24 CLASS SESSIONS. HEBREW READING READINESS, LETTER RECOGNITION

Now I Know My Alef-Bet is a Hebrew reading readiness program designed for beginning students. It introduces the letters of the Alef-Bet and corresponding Jewish vocabulary in twenty-two full-color folders. Each Now I Know My Alef-Bet lesson begins with a photo of a key Hebrew word that introduces the Hebrew letter of the week and a large version of the letter for students to color. Real-life photographs introduce vocabulary words. Students learn to trace the letter’s form and complete a letter discrimination exercise. The lesson concludes with a creative experience. Now I Know My Alef-Bet is sold by the student and contains folders covering the 22 initial letters. Essential Tools include a Teacher’s Guide, Vocabulary Posters, and a Wall Poster. The Alef Curriculum Guide integrates Now I Know My Alef-Bet with the Alef Celebration Lessons. NOW I KNOW MY ALEF-BET [ITEM #12290] . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE PACKETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #12292] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #12293] . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOW I KNOW MY ALEF-BET WALL POSTER [ITEM #12294] ALEF CURRICULUM GUIDE [ITEM #12284] . . . . . . . . . . .

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Betman’s Book of Hebrew Letters IRA J. WISE PRE-PRIMER. GRADES 2–3. 24 SESSIONS.

With puns, jokes, and a great deal of joy, Betman introduces the Hebrew Alef-Bet to beginning Hebrew students. Each lesson begins with the name of the letter and one or two Hebrew words that begin with that letter. A set of discrimination exercises allows students to practice identifying and distinguishing the new letter from other letters learned. BETMAN’S BOOK OF HEBREW LETTERS [ITEM #15360]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.50

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Hebrew Preprimer

Journeys Through the Alef-Bet PRE-PRIMER. GRADES 2–3. 24 SESSIONS. LETTER RECOGNITION, BASIC JEWISH VOCABULARY

Journeys Through the Alef-Bet is a pre-primer that introduces twenty-two Hebrew letters, a Jewish vocabulary and non-initial consonants and vowels. Journey Through the Alef-Bet lessons: (1) introduce each letter; (2) offer engaging, age-appropriate exercises to review and drill letters and vocabulary; (3) include tracing and writing practice; (4) provide “find the letter” in real-life situations; and (5) introduce vowels and non-initial letters. Journeys Through the Alef-Bet is a full-color book. A Teacher’s Guide and a poster set are available. JOURNEYS THROUGH THE ALEF-BET PRE-PRIMER [ITEM #34550] . FOUR OR MORE BOOKS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34551] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #15306] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Marilyn Price & Friends Present the Alphabet from Alef to Tav MARILYN PRICE, JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER, JANE GOLUB & ALAN ROWE PRE-PRIMER. GRADES 2–3. 24 SESSIONS. LETTER RECOGNITION, BASIC JEWISH VOCABULARY

Marilyn Price & Friends… is a pre-primer that introduces twenty-two Hebrew letters, a Jewish vocabulary and non-initial consonants and vowels. This fanciful Hebrew pre-primer by renowned puppeteer Marilyn Price introduces the “letter of the week” with clever puppets made from everyday objects. Engaging, age-appropriate exercises help students review letters and vocabulary, drill letter discrimination and practice writing the new letter. This pre-primer introduces students to vowels and non-initial letters. Essential Tools include a Teacher’s Guide and a set of vocabulary posters. MARILYN PRICE AND FRIENDS PRESENT THE ALPHABET FROM ALEF TO TAV [ITEM #15303] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE BOOKS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15305] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #15306] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Alef Bet Gimmel Dalet– Ox House Camel Door JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER PRE-PRIMER. GRADES 2–3. 24 SESSIONS.

Alef Bet Gimmel Dalet is an inviting full-color pre-primer. Students learn the names of Hebrew letters and how to identify them. They study the story of each letter’s origins, learn value lessons from the shapes of the letters, and discover how to find the letters in the real world. All of this while building a vocabulary of Jewish living! ALEF BET GIMMEL DALET [ITEM #12101] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #12102] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.25

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Primer Hebrew

Tiyulim JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER, JANE GOLUB AND ALAN ROWE PRIMER. GRADES 3–4. 24 FORTY-FIVE MINUTE SESSIONS. HEBREW DECODING, ISRAEL.

Tiyulim means “journeys.â€? Tiyulim takes students on a journey toward mastering Hebrew decoding skills and through the state of Israel. Lessons include: • Twenty-four forty-five-minute lessons (with additional material available). • Research-based introduction of the letters, vowels, and sounding patterns. • The introduction of each letter using Hebrew key words with icons to prompt the meaning of the words. • Visual prompting that reinforces directionality and aids in discrimination. • An emphasis on Siddur words and phrases and the mastery of the performance of short prayers. Tiyulim offers these essential resources: • Home Workbook. Each class lesson is paired with a two-sided page to be completed at home and returned to the classroom. Each exercise, which should take no more than fifteen minutes, can be completed by parent and child together. Homework Workbooks are available with writing exercises in print or script. The • Tiyulim Family Website and Home Workbook CD. The website Tiyulim class and home “readsâ€? every Hebrew word to the parents, word by word or line workbooks are by line. It has the answers to exercises for children to correct their available in Print or homework. It motivates involvement and assures success. Script editions. This refers to the writing • Class Workbook (script or print). These workbooks allow schools to exercises, not the text of the books. choose between writing and printing. Each “handwrittenâ€? alphabet is modeled clearly, and students are given a chance to practice on letters, words, and phrases. The books are also filled with additional decoding, discrimination, and drill activities that teachers can use to enrich their classroom process. Classroom Workbooks are available with writing exercises in print or script. • Teacher’s Guide. This guide has been carefully engineered to provide maximal support and allow for total creativity. • Flash Cards. Three hundred words for drill and for games that are organized and coded by lesson (and therefore by letter introduction). • Vocabulary Posters. 5½" x 8½" cards with the graphics for each vocabulary word on one side and the actual Hebrew word on the other. These are perfect for drill, review, and the creation of games. TIYULIM: A BETTER HEBREW PRIMER [ITEM #61150] . FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLASS WORKBOOK . . . . . PRINT [ITEM #61151] HOME WORKBOOK . . . . . PRINT [ITEM #61153] TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #61155]. . . . . . . . . . . . . FLASH CARDS [ITEM #61156] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTER SET [ITEM #61157] . . . . . . . TAP LETTER FLASHCARDS [ITEM #51012] . . . . . . . . HOME WORKBOOK CD [ITEM #61158] . . . . . . . . . .

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PRIMER. GRADES 3–4. 42 CLASS SESSIONS. HEBREW DECODING, ISRAEL.

Ot la-Ba’ot, our innovative primer, teaches Hebrew decoding skills by maintaining and building an active Jewish and modern Hebrew vocabulary. Using Ot la-Ba’ot in class and the Ot la-Ba’ot Home Workbook at home, students will have all the tools to be successful Hebrew readers. Ot La-Ba’ot: A Better Hebrew Primer offers students and teachers a variety of learning modalities and skill-building opportunities. It has been carefully engineered to provide maximal support and allow for total creativity. The book has been carefully paced for two varied fortyfive-minute teaching blocks a week.

Hebrew primer

Ot la-Ba’ot

Key features include: • Hebrew key words. Each letter is introduced with three to five Hebrew key words that come from “the vocabulary of Jewish life.â€? These words connect basic Jewish literacy to Hebrew acquisition. • Modern Hebrew. Ten oral language units, called Daber Ivrit, build a connection between Hebrew and Eretz Yisrael. • An emphasis on Siddur words and phrases and the mastery of the performance of short prayers. • Stories. Ot la-Ba’ot is hosted by Mahir, who tells us the story of Eliezer Ben Yehudah, the father of the modern Hebrew language. Students learn the story of the rebirth of the Hebrew language. • Fun exercises. Ot la-Ba’ot is filled with races, puzzles, and games. The book is carefully paced, alternating mechanical reading exercises with fun exercises. The Ot la-Ba’ot textbook and home workbook is available in Print or Script editions. This refers to the writing exercises, not the text of the books.

Ot la-Ba’ot offers these essential resources: • Home Workbook. Each class lesson is paired with two pages of homework to be completed at home and returned to the classroom. Exercises are designed to take no more than fifteen minutes and can be completed by parent and child together with help from the Ot la-Ba’ot website. • Family Website. The website has the answers to exercises for children to correct their homework, as well as a user-friendly audio program that sounds out words and phrases.

Mahir Alphabet Wall Posters

• Parent Introduction. This booklet for parents includes a full vocabulary list, a Hebrew letter chart, and a short introduction on helping with the homework assignments.

These full-color posters are 22" x 34" and ready to hang on your wall. Available with print or script letters.

• Flashcards, Posters, Teacher’s Guide, and Training Video. There are flashcards, wall posters, vocabulary posters and a detailed and extensive teacher's guide—everything a teacher could want.

TWO SCRIPT POSTERS . . . . . $14.95 FOLDED [ITEM #44101] ROLLED & TUBED [ITEM #44103] TWO PRINT POSTERS . . . . . . $14.95 FOLDED [ITEM #44102] ROLLED & TUBED [ITEM #44104]

OT LA-BA’OT . . . . . *PRINT [ITEM #51004] FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . HOME WORKBOOK PRINT [ITEM #51006]. *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #51008] . . . . . . *FLASH CARDS [ITEM #51009]. . . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTER SET [ITEM #51010] . TAP LETTER FLASHCARDS [ITEM #51012]. . TRAINING DVD [ITEM #51011]. . . . . . . . . PARENT INTRODUCTION [ITEM #51013] . .

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primer Hebrew

Likro u’Livarekh: To Read and to Bless

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PRIMER. GRADES 3–6. 24 CLASS SESSIONS. HEBREW DECODING, ISRAEL.

Likro u’Livarekh is an accelerated and advanced Hebrew primer. It was designed g d to be a perfect second-year primer, the ideal book for the kind of class that finishes their primer in December, or a quick way to get new students up to speed. This is the kind of primer that gives your students a second pass at the alef-bet and teaches them more at the same time. The first ten units of Likro u’Livarekh teach the basics of Hebrew decoding. Based on an adult primer, each unit teaches two to four consonants and one or two vowels. Teachers decide how to pace the lessons and how much material students can cover in a session. Units 11–17 introduce students to food and experience brakhot. Students have an opportunity to learn the blessing’s origin, roots and word parts, and amass the skills to approximate meaning. Units include Birkat ha-Mazon, Ha-Motzi and other food brakhot, mitzvah brakhot, and Shehe-heyanu. Likro u’Livarekh includes the following elements. • Hebrew key words. Each letter is introduced with three to five Hebrew key words that come from the vocabulary of Jewish life. These words connect basic Jewish literacy to Hebrew acquisition. • Modern Hebrew. Ten oral language units, called Daber Ivrit, build a connection between Hebrew and Eretz Yisrael. These lessons begin with vocabulary and build toward simple declarative sentences in Hebrew. • An emphasis on Siddur words and phrases. • Study of key brakhot.

Likro u’Livarekh is available in Print or Script editions. This refers to the writing exercises, not the text of the books.

• A teacher’s guide that provides maximal support with total creativity.

Adult Primer Hebrew

LIKRO U’LIVAREKH *PRINT [ITEM #51020] *SCRIPT [ITEM #51021]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 LIKRO U’LIVAREKH TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #51022] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19.95

L’Shon ha-Kodesh—A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults DEBI M. ROWE ADULT EDUCATION. 10 LESSONS. FULL-COLOR TEXTBOOK. HEBREW DECODING, PRAYER.

L’Shon ha-Kodesh: A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults is a text designed to teach Hebrew decoding skills to adults. This ten-lesson volume uses an active Jewish Hebrew and siddur vocabulary to give adult learners the tools to be successful Hebrew readers. L’Shon ha-Kodesh: A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults is the first step in a new program of Hebrew and prayer learning for adults. Students are carefully introduced to the consonants and vowels of the Hebrew alphabet. The goals include developing the reader’s ability to decode Hebrew as well as grounding learners in the broader use of Hebrew in Jewish life, ritual, study, and tradition. Along the journey students are introduced to root words as well as siddur words and phrases. L’SHON HA-KODESH [ITEM #41020] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Getting Up to Speed…Book 1

Getting Up to Speed…Book 2

POST-PRIMER. GRADES 3–4. 10 SESSIONS.

POST-PRIMER. GRADES 4–5. 10 SESSIONS.

POST-PRIMER. GRADES 5–6. 10 SESSIONS.

Here’s an opportunity for students to refresh their decoding skills in an exciting manner. Students practice essential skills by reviewing consonants, vowels, and final letters, etc.

Getting Up to Speed Book 1 uses familiar prayers and blessings to review and refresh Hebrew decoding skills.

Getting Up to Speed Book 2 uses familiar prayers and blessings from the Amidah to review and refresh Hebrew decoding skills.

GETTING UP TO SPEED 1 [ITEM #25630] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.50

Hebrew postprimer

Hebrew Reading Adventure

GETTING UP TO SPEED 2 [ITEM #25631] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.50

HEBREW READING ADVENTURE [ITEM #28010] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.50

Daber Ivrit

Classroom Items People in a School Body Parts Face Parts

UNIT 102

Numbers 1–6 Numbers 7–12 Food Restaurant Utensils

UNIT 103

A Daber Ivrit lesson consists of four parts. (1) An introduction that connects the lesson to Israeli life, (2) A master drawing and six to eight vocabulary icons, (3) A visual exercise to drill vocabulary, (4) A review exercise.

Shabbat Items Family Members Colors Clothing

UNIT 104

Places in the Community Jobs Transportation Seasons

The lessons are supported by a four-page teacher’s introduction to the Daber Ivrit series and a set of 51/2” x 81/2” vocabulary posters for each unit.

UNIT 105

Kibbutz Animals On the Kibbutz At the Zoo At the Park

UNIT 201

In the House Where Is? Pronouns Who Is in the House?

UNIT 202

How Are You? Musical Instruments I Have/Don’t Have How Is ______?

UNIT 203

What Are You Doing? In the Neighborhood On, Under, Next to… I Want (snack food)

GRADES 3–7. 32 LESSONS. MODERN HEBREW.

Daber Ivrit allows you to add ten to fifteen minutes of modern Hebrew to your class. Each Daber Ivrit lesson teaches six to eight Hebrew words based on a theme. The lessons empower teachers to work creatively with Hebrew vocabulary.

EACH DABER IVRIT UNIT (PER STUDENT) CONTAINS FOUR LESSONS AND IS SOLD SEPARATELY. ONE COPY OF THE TEACHER’S INTRODUCTION IS INCLUDED WITH ORDERS. LESSON VOCABULARY POSTERS UNIT 101* [ITEM #19001] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19002] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 102* [ITEM #19003] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19004] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 103* [ITEM #19005] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19006] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 104* [ITEM #19007] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19008] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 105* [ITEM #19009] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19010] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 201* [ITEM #19101] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19102] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 202* [ITEM #19103] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19104] . . . . . . $12.95 UNIT 203* [ITEM #19105] . . . . . . $2.95 [ITEM #19106] . . . . . . $12.95

Hebrew Modern

UNIT 101

TAMAR & MICAH RAFF, JANET BAIN FATTAL, JANE GOLUB & JOEL GRISHAVER. ILLUSTRATIONS BY PATRICK GIROURD, ALLAN EITZEN & CHRISTINE TRIPP

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Prayer

The Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program When it comes to teaching t’fillah, Jewish wish educators frequently struggle with what seems like an age-old dilemma. On one hand, we want to teach our students to be empowered Jews capable of living fulfilling Jewish lives as ther well-educated Jewish adults. On the other rain stuhand, we feel immense pressure to train vah service. dents to perform at a bat or bar mitzvah am is The Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program n make designed to end that struggle. You can meaning and mastery a part of your school’s w roots to curriculum. Our materials use Hebrew egin the build language skills, and stories to begin process of meaning-making. brew/Prayer When you choose the Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer k from Program for your school, you can pick three different series.

Teacher Training. For Free.

The Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program comes with complete customer support. We offer three ways to prepare you and your school, and to train your teachers and continually support them. PHONE SUPPORT: Call us! We’re here to answer your questions. We’ll talk over lesson plans with teachers or help them to think of creative and interesting ways to do classroom assessment. You can reach us at (800) 238-6724 extension 113. ONLINE SUPPORT: We can train individual teachers or a whole staff using state-of-the-art technology. We’d be glad to set up a private online conference for just your school. LIVE SUPPORT: Looking for the most effective way to prepare your teachers to use Torah Aura materials? One of our curriculum experts will come to your school and meet with your teachers in person. The best part: We don’t charge anything for the service. To find out about teacher training at your school, call Jane Golub at (800) 238-6724 ext. 113, or email jane@torahaura.com.

The Torah Aura Difference The Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program is the only curricular set that features: • A focus on developing personal kavanah • Emphasis on the structure of the service • Differentiated materials for schools with diverse needs • A constructivist approach to teaching prayer that allows students to explore and build meaning for themselves • Free teacher training We also offer: • Beautiful, full-color student materials that are visually appealing and fun to use • Large and clear type that’s easy for students and teachers to read • Home workbook websites that offer interactive online student activities • Complete sets of materials including student texts, classroom and home workbooks, flashcards, vocabulary posters, exhaustive teacher’s guides, and assessment tools • Prayer texts that are consistent with Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist liturgy.

The Educator’s Field Guide to the Torah Aura Productions Hebrew/Prayer Program This short and easy-to-use volume for educators, principals, and teachers is a compilation of resources to help you make the Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program a success in your school. It features a discussion of what it means to teach t’fillah in a supplementary school setting, explanations of all the pieces of the Torah Aura Hebrew/ Prayer Program, tips for teachers, charts of prayers and vocabulary (including Hebrew roots) used in the materials, and snapshots of schools that make Hebrew and prayer learning come alive. THE EDUCATOR’S FIELD GUIDE [ITEM #21006] . . . . . . . . . $3.95

FOR A FREE PDF, CALL JANE GOLUB AT 888-379-3458

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S’fatai Tiftah

PAGES 14–15

PAGES 16–17

Pirkei T’fillah is designed with flexibility in mind. Like S’fatai Tiftah and Journeys, Pirkei T’fillah develops Siddur mastery and meaning, but it does so by eliminating textbooks. With Pirkei T’fillah you get to choose which prayers to teach, when to teach them, and in what order. Each prayer comes as its own beautiful full-color packet—the perfect solution for schools that want student-paced learning, individual or small-group Hebrew/ prayer tutoring, or learning station-based classrooms. You can use Pirkei T’fillah packets to build a complete curriculum, or you can pick a few packets to augment the curriculum you already have.

S’fatai Tiftah includes three volumes, each focusing on a part of the service. Designed for twoand three-day-a-week schools, every volume helps students achieve prayer mastery and meaning by zeroing in on the general meaning of every prayer, the place of each prayer in the service as a whole, the personal meaning we can develop from each prayer, and the meaning of the prayer’s Hebrew text. As an added bonus, S’fatai Tiftah includes the additional prayers Hallel, Birkat ha-Mazon, L’kha Dodi, Ein Keloheinu, and Havdalah. S’fatai Tiftah prepares students to successfully perform each prayer but also helps develop students who are ready to become active participants in your synagogue’s prayer community.

Each year new prayers are added to the Pirkei T’fillahline. Look for new lessons from Birkhot ha-Shahar and P’sukei d’Zimra. Use either Ot la-Ba’ot or Tiyulim before using Pirkei T’fillah.

The S’fatai Tiftah series naturally follows the Ot La-Ba’ot primer.

Prayer

Pirkei T’fillah

Journeys Through the Siddur

PAGES 18–19

The Journeys Through the Siddur material is designed to meet the specific needs of one- and twoday-a-week schools. With the same goals in mind, each volume of the series is built around a complete service, and the volumes can be used in whatever order you’d like. Journeys is a series conceived to maximize the limited time of a one- or two-day-a-week school without compromising a high level of prayer and Hebrew mastery. They feature an exceedingly clear and overt learning structure that makes them easy to use by teachers and educators of all types. The Journeys series also features additional volumes that focus on building mastery of the Shabbat home blessings and the Passover Haggadah. The Journeys Through the Siddur series naturally follows the Tiyulim primer.

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Grades 4–7 Prayer

Pirkei T’fillah Pirkei T’fillah Sampler A complete set of all available of Pirkei T’fillah lessons. Perfect for evaluation, home schooling and tutoring. SAMPLER [ITEM #54300] (LIMIT THREE). . . . . $49.95

Modeh Ani and Mah Tovu

Barekhu [Item #54302].

[Item #54332]. PRAYER STUDY. GRADES 3–7. 30–40 CLASS SESSIONS. PRAYER, SPIRITUALITY.

Pirkei T’fillah, a series of individual prayer booklets, is designed to teach prayer mastery and meaning. The series takes students though the major sections of Shabbat evening and morning services— from Barekhu through the concluding prayers—Havdalah, Shabbat, and everyday brakhot.

Asher Yatzar and Elohai N’Shamah

Ma’ariv Aravim & Yotzer Or

[Item #54333].

[Item #54303].

Birkhot ha-Torah

Ahavat Olam & Ahavah Rabbah

[Item #54334].

[Item #54304].

Pirkei T’fillah will teach prayer mastery and meaning and enable students to successfully achieve four major goals: • to perform the basic prayers from the services. • to develop a generalized understanding of the prayers. • to explore personal meaning in these prayers.

Birkhot ha-Shahar

Shema [Item #54305].

Nisim B’khol Yom [Item #54335].

Barukh She-amar

V’Ahavta [Item #54306].

[Item #54337].

• to understand how the Hebrew language operates. Pirkei T’fillah highlights the liturgy from the Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist movements’ siddurim. The Pirkei T’fillah booklets can be used in any order. They offer you the flexibility to design your prayer curriculum to meet the needs of your school.

Psalm 150

Mi Khamokha

[Item #54338].

[Item #54307].

Nishmat Kol hai/ Shokhen Ad

Hashkiveinu [Item #54308].

[Item #54339].

Each lesson is sold in a package of five copies (booklets) per title. PIRKEI T’FILLAH LESSON (FIVE BOOKLETS PER LESSON) . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 FOUR OR MORE LESSONS (PER LESSON). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 EIGHTEEN OR MORE LESSONS (PER LESSON). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.35

Yistabah

V’Shamru

[Item #54340].

[Item #54309].

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TORAH AURA PRODUCTIONS

TEACHER’S GUIDE TEACH

TEACH TEACHER’S GUIDE

TEACHER’S GUIDES FOR ALL AVAILABLE PIRKEI T’FILLAH LESSONS

PIRKEI T’FILLAH LESSONS

A complete teacher’s guide for Pirkei T’fillah in a notebook. Give teachers the guides they need and keep the rest on the shelf.

TEACHER’S GUIDES FOR ALL AVAILABLE PIRKEI T’FILLAH LESSONS

TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #54350] . . . . . . . . . . . $59.00

Torah Aura Curricula Prayer Evaluations Prayer-by-prayer and end-of-year evaluations for use with Pirkei T’fillah. PRAYER EVALUATIONS [ITEM #34570] . . . . . . . . . . $59.95

TORAH AURA PRODUCTIONS

Amidah

The Ark is Opened

[Item #54310].

[Item #54316].

Grades 4–7

PIRKEI T’FILLAH LESSONS

FOR

Prayer

Pirkei T’fillah Teacher’s Guide FOR

Ein K’Eloheinu/ Adon Olam [Item #54324].

Avot v’Imahot [Item #54311].

Taking the Torah Out of the Ark

L’kha Dodi [Item #54301].

[Item #54317].

G’vurot

Torah Blessings

Shabbat Brakhot

[Item #54312].

[Item #54318].

[Item #54325].

K’dushah

Haftarah Blessings

Birkat ha-Mazon

[Item #54313].

[Item #54326].

[Item #54319].

Birkat Hoda’ah [Item #54336].

V’Zot ha-Torah/ Returning the Torah to the Ark

Havdalah [Item #54327].

[Item #54320].

Birkat Shalom

Ashrei

[Item #54314].

[Item #54321].

Meet the Brakhah Formula [Item #54328].

Hallel

Aleinu

Food Brakhot

[Item #54329].

[Item #54322].

[Item #54330].

Beginning of the Torah Service

Kaddish

She-He’he’yanu

[Item #54323].

[Item #54331].

[Item #54315].

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Grades 4–7 Prayer

S’fatai Tiftah—Mastery and Meaning PRAYER STUDY. GRADES 3–7. 30–40 CLASS SESSIONS. PRAYER, SPIRITUALITY.

S’fatai Tiftah: Mastery & Meaning is a three-volume series designed to teach prayer mastery and meaning. The three volumes take students though the major sections of a Shabbat morning service—from Barekhu through the concluding prayers. S’fatai Tiftah has been designed to teach prayer mastery and meaning and to enable students to successfully achieve four major goals: • to perform the basic prayers from the Shabbat morning service. • To develop an understanding of the generalized meaning of these prayers. • To explore personal meaning in these prayers. • To understand how the Hebrew language operates. Each prayer has: • An introduction that sets the prayer’s theme and locates it in the structure of the Siddur.

“You can say this was the textbook series I had been long waiting for. In our school, the priorities are on reading fluency, key words (shoreshim and prefixes/suffixes), and making personal meaning of the prayers. The S’fatai Tiftah books do everything we need. I can say to my teachers, ‘These are the priorities. The text does a great job of that. Just stay faithful to the text and you will do great.’ In addition, the books are attractive, well thought out, fun, and have a good layout. They are great, and they fit well in our school.” Louis Nagel Congregation Beth El Bethesda, MD

• A drill text and translation that is a source for the unit. • Key roots that build a language connection. • Practice in sounding out key words and phrases that helps to build fluency. • The opportunity to translate a short portion of the prayer that builds a further language connection. • A story that offers an insight into the prayer’s spiritual meaning. Each volume is supported by a collection of materials. • Home Workbook allows students to drill and reinforce class at home with website that support the Home Workbook. • Classroom Workbook filled with additional activities and drill opportunities. • Page-for-page Teacher’s Guide with insights, background, and activities. • Vocabulary Posters and Flashcards to work with the language elements in this curriculum. S’fatai Tiftah works best for students in classes that meet two or more days a week.

The Educator’s Field Guide to the Torah Aura Productions Hebrew/Prayer Program This short and easy-to-use volume for educators, principals, and teachers is a compilation of resources to help you make the Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program a success in your school. It features a discussion of what it means to teach t’fillah in a supplementary school setting, explanations of all the pieces of the Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program, tips for teachers, charts of prayers and vocabulary used in the materials, and snapshots of schools that make Hebrew and prayer learning come alive. FOR A FREE PDF, CALL JANE GOLUB AT 888-379-3458

THE EDUCATOR’S FIELD GUIDE [ITEM #21006] . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

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S’fatai Tiftah, Volume 3

Grades 3–4: Food and mitzvah brakhot, Grades 4–5: The Amidah—Adonai S’fatai Barkhu, Yotzer Or, Ahavah Rabbah, Shema, V’Ahavta, Mi Khamokha, the Kiddush, Modeh Ani, and Mah Tovu. *S’FATAI TIFTAH, VOL. 1 [ITEM #52001] . . . $10.95

Tiftah, Avot V’Imahot, G’vurot, K’dushah, K’dushat ha-Yom, Birkat Shalom, Hallel—as well as L’kha Dodi, Shalom Aleikhem, and Birkat ha-Mazon.

FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.95

*S’FATAI TIFTAH, VOL. 2 [ITEM #52011] . . . $10.95

*HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #52005]. . . . . .$4.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.95 *CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #52006] . . . . .$4.95 CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #52015] . . . . . .$4.95 *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #52002] . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #52003]. FLASHCARDS [ITEM #52004] . . . . . . . HOME WORKBOOK CD [ITEM #52007].

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HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #52016] . . . *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #52012]. . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #52013]. FLASHCARDS [ITEM #52014] . . . . . . .

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Grades 4–7

S’fatai Tiftah, Volume 2

Prayer

S’fatai Tiftah, Volume 1

Grades: 5–6: The entire Torah service (includes Ashrei), the concluding prayers (Ein Keiloheinu, Aleinu, Kaddish Yatom, Adon Olam), and Havdalah. *S’FATAI TIFTAH, VOL. 3 [ITEM #52021] . . . $10.95

FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.95 *CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #52025] . . . . . .$4.95 *HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #52026] . . . . . .$4.95 *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #52022]. . . . . . $19.95 FLASHCARDS [ITEM #52023] . . . . . . . . . $18.95 VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #52024]. . . $24.95

TO PREVIEW S’FATAI TIFTAH GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM AND PUT THE ITEM NUMBER IN THE SEARCH FIELD.

Torah Aura Curricula Prayer Evaluations Prayer-by-prayer and end-of-year evaluation exams for S’fatai Tiftah, Journeys Through the Siddur and Pirkei T’fillah. TORAH AURA CURRICULA PRAYER EVALUATIONS [ITEM #34570] . . . . . . . . . . . . $59.95

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Grades 4–7 Prayer

Journeys Through the Siddur GRADES 4–6. 24 CLASS SESSIONS. PRAYER, SPIRITUALITY

Friday Evening

Journeys Through the Siddur is our one-day-a-week prayer track. Each volume has twentytwo to twenty-four lessons, making it easy to complete. The lessons have a clear and overt learning structure, making lessons simple use. The Home Workbook and websites facilitate ongoing drill and mastery during the long week when no other reinforcement is possible. Each prayer comes with: • An introduction that sets the prayer’s theme and locates it in the structure of the Siddur. • A drill text and translation that is a source for the unit. • Key roots that build a language connection. • Practice in sounding out key words and phrases that helps to build fluency. • The opportunity to translate a short portion of the prayer that builds a further language connection. • A story that offers an insight into the prayer’s spiritual meaning. Each volume is supported by a collection of materials. • A Home Workbook allows students to drill and reinforce class at home, with a Website that support the Home Workbook. • A page-for-page Teacher’s Guide with insights, background, and activities. • A Classroom Workbook filled with additional activities and drill opportunities.

This 96-page volume covers the Friday evening service from Kabbalat Shabbat through Kaddish. *JOURNEYS: FRIDAY EVENING [ITEM #34500] . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34501]. . *FLASHCARDS [ITEM #34502] . . . . . *VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #34503] . . . . . . . . . . . . . *CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #34504] . . . . . . . . . . . . . *HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #34505] .

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• Vocabulary Posters and Flashcards to work with the language elements in this curriculum.

The Educator’s Field Guide to the Torah Aura Productions Hebrew/ Prayer Program

Torah Aura Curricula Prayer Evaluations

This easy-to-use volume is a compilation of resources to help you make the Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Program a success in your school.

Includes prayer-byprayer and end-of-year evaluation exams. TORAH AURA CURRICULA PRAYER EVALUATIONS [ITEM #34570] . . . $59.95

THE EDUCATOR’S FIELD GUIDE [ITEM #21006] . . . . . . . . . . $3.95 FOR A FREE PDF, CALL JANE GOLUB AT 888-379-3458

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Torah and Concluding Service

Prayer

Shabbat Morning

Shabbat at Home

Grades 4–7

This 96-page volume covers the Shabbat morning service from Barekhu through the Amidah. *JOURNEYS: SHABBAT MORNING [ITEM #34510] . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34511] . . *FLASHCARDS [ITEM #34512] . . . . . *VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #34513] . . . . . . . . . . . . . *CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #34514]. *HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #34515] .

This 96-page volume covers the all the Torah service, Aleinu, Kaddish, Ein K’Eloheinu, and Adon Olam.

. $10.95 . . $9.95 . $19.95 . $18.95 . $18.95 . .$4.40 . .$4.40

*TORAH & CONCLUDING SERVICE [ITEM #34520] . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34521] . . FLASHCARDS [ITEM #34522] . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #34523] . . . . . . . . . . . . . *CLASS WORKBOOK [ITEM #34524]. *HOME WORKBOOK [ITEM #34525] .

The 64-page volume covers blessings from Shabbat from Friday evening candle lighting to Saturday night Havdallah.

. $10.95 . . $9.95 . $19.95 . $18.95

*JOURNEYS: SHABBAT @ HOME [ITEM #34530] . . . . . . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . *TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34531] . FLASHCARDS [ITEM #34532] . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #34533] . . . . . . . . . . . .

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To preview materials from S’fatai Tiftah go to www.torahaura.com and put the item number in the search field.

Journeys Through the Haggadah GRADES FOUR–ADULT ELEVEN UNITS HAGGADAH

This 72-page volume covers key material from the Haggadah, including all brakhot, the four questions, and selected texts from Maggid. Includes an introduction of the fifteen steps of the seder. JOURNEYS: HAGGADAH [ITEM #34560]. FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #34561] . . . . FLASHCARDS [ITEM #34562]. . . . . . . . VOCABULARY POSTERS [ITEM #34563] .

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Grades 4–7 Prayer

Shema Is For Real JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 6–ADULT. 40–50 CLASS SESSIONS. PRAYER, SPIRITUALITY, AND RABBINICS.

Shema Is for Real offers students a chance to (1) review the meaning and theme of individual prayers, (2) emphasize the way prayers fit together to form services, and (3) rehearse and practice the elements of a service. It offers all the things students need to get ready for their b’nai mitzvah celebrations.

Shema Is For Real Lab Book The Shema Is for Real Lab Book provides five learning experiences. Students (1) summarize each prayer, (2) drill performance, (3) target meaning, (4) experiment with “what this prayer means to me,” (5) connect the prayer with the Jewish tradition. Shema Is for Real is a 128-page textbook. Also available is The Shema Is for Real Lab Book and a Teacher’s Edition that covers both the Lab Book and the textbook. SHEMA IS FOR REAL [ITEM #57053] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 SHEMA IS FOR REAL LAB BOOK [ITEM #57054] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.50 TEACHER’S EDITION [ITEM #57055]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$16.95

Introduction to the Siddur

INSTANT LESSONS Vowel Color-Coding System

DEBI M. ROWE GRADES 3–7. 24–30 SESSIONS. PRAYER AND SPIRITUALITY, LITURGY

The Brakhah System

RISA GRUBERGER

One-line brakhot are taught to demonstrate that Jewish worship is based on a structural design. THE BRAKHAH SYSTEM [ITEM #31101]. . $9.95 LESSON PLANS [ITEM #31102] . . . . . . . .$12.00 BRAKHAH FLASHCARDS [ITEM #15613] $21.95

INSTANT LESSON. 2–5. HEBREW VOWELS.

This full-color lesson helps your students visualize the sound of the vowels by matching colors to the vowel sounds. [ITEM 63001]. . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

Reading from the Torah Shema and Its Blessings

INSTANT LESSON. 5–7. TORAH READING.

This volume focuses on the evening and morning Shema section.

This lesson helps students gain the confidence to make the transition from texts with vowels to reading from the Torah.

THE SHEMA AND ITS BLESSINGS [ITEM #31103] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LESSON PLANS [ITEM #31104] . . . . . SHEMA FLASHCARDS [ITEM #57052] . SHEMA RESOURCE KIT [ITEM #31105]

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[ITEM #57005] . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

Tricks of Translating Amidah, Torah Service, and the Concluding Prayers

MICHELLE SHAPIRO INSTANT LESSON. 5–7. PRAYER TRANSLATION.

This volume takes students through the Shabbat (and weekday) Amidah, Torah service, and concluding prayers.

A lesson on Hebrew grammar in an easy-to-understand format for students studying prayers.

AMIDAH [ITEM #31106] . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 LESSON PLANS [ITEM #31107] . . . . . $16.95

[ITEM #61210] . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

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Hebrew/prayer

HEBREW GAMES

TORAH AURA HEBREW/PRAYER FLASHCARDS

Roots of Prayer GAME. 3–5. HEBREW ROOTS.

Roots of Prayer provides students with an opportunity to practice finding root words in familiar prayer vocabulary. Four decks of thirty-six cards each.

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[ITEM #57008] . . . . . . . . . . $7.95

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ďƒŹď Ťďƒ™ďƒŹďƒ”ďƒŤďƒ›ďƒŽďƒ”

Prayerbook Board Game JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GAME. 3–5. MA’ARIV SERVICE.

The Prayerbook Board Game is not really a game—it is an experience. Twelve to one hundred players can join in this floor-sized board game that teaches and reinforces the traditional Ma’ariv service. It is a perfect family activity, camp or school program, or ideal break from the weekly prayer drill. [ITEM #54254] . . . . . . . . . $15.95

Use these two-sided Hebrew and prayer flashcards to practice Hebrew decoding, review vocabulary, and more. Hebrew only, these cards do not include the translations. The following Torah Aura titles have flashcards. TIYULIM [ITEM #61156] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21.95 OT LA-BA’OT [ITEM #51009] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21.95 S’FATAI TIFTAH VOLUME 1 [ITEM #52004] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 VOLUME 2 [ITEM #52014] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 VOLUME 3 [ITEM #52024] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 JOURNEYS THROUGH THE SIDDUR FRIDAY EVENING [ITEM #34502] . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 SHABBAT MORNING [ITEM #34512] . . . . . . . . . $18.95

Mahberet Sheli

TORAH SERVICE AND‌ [ITEM #34522]. . . . . . . . $18.95

A perfect mahberet for writing, dictionary entries and compositions in Hebrew or English. Includes an alphabet chart and thirty-two lined pages.

SHABBAT AT HOME [ITEM #34532] . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 HAGGADAH [ITEM #34562] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95

Torah Aura Alef-Bet Letter Flashcards

MAHBERET [ITEM #16801] . $0.95 TWELVE OR MORE . . . . $0.88

Mahir Likhtov Mahir Likhtov offers you a chance to teach, review, or practice Hebrew writing skills with your students. These workbooks—choose script or print— follow the introduction of letters from Ot la-Ba’ot, Tiyulim, Likro U'Livarekh and L'shon ha-Kodesh. PRINT [ITEM #44110] . . . . . . . . . . . $2.00 SCRIPT [ITEM #44111] . . . . . . . . . . $2.00

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Prayer

TORAH AURA HEBREW/PRAYER WALL POSTERS

Resources

Use these wall posters to decorate your classroom, and review and reinforce Hebrew letters and vocabulary taught as part the Torah Aura Hebrew and prayer materials. These full-color posters, however, can be used to decorate any classroom, not matter what you are teaching. Posters are 22”x3  4”.

TORAH AURA HEBREW/PRAYER VOCABULARY POSTERS

Now I Know My AlefBet Wall Poster

Use these vocabulary posters to review and reinforce the vocabulary taught in the Torah Aura Hebrew and prayer materials. Posters are 5½" x 8½” (unless starred) and have vocabulary icons on one side and the Hebrew word on the reverse side. Vocabulary posters for prayer material include root words as well. The following titles have vocabulary posters.

The Now I Know My Alef-Bet Wall Poster introduces and reviews the key vocabulary word taught in each week’s lesson of Now I Know My Alef-Bet. A beautiful addition to any classroom.

NOW I KNOW MY ALEF-BET (8½” X 11”) [ITEM #12293] . . . . . . . . . . $25.00 JOURNEYS THROUGH THE ALEF-BET [ITEM #15306] . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

NOW I KNOW MY ALEF-BET WALL POSTER [ITEM #12294] . . $14.95

MARILYN PRICE & FRIENDS (8½” X 11”) [ITEM #15306] . . . . . . . . . . $45.00 TIYULIM [ITEM #61157] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $29.95 OT LA-BA’OT (MIXED SET) [ITEM #51010] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $49.00

Mahir Alphabet Wall Posters

DABER IVRIT 101 [ITEM #19002] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 102 [ITEM #19004] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 103 [ITEM #19006] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 104 [ITEM #19008] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 105 [ITEM #19010] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 201 [ITEM #19012] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 202 [ITEM #19014] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 203 [ITEM #19016] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 S’FATAI TIFTAH VOLUME 1 [ITEM #52003]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24.95 VOLUME 2 [ITEM #52013]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24.95 VOLUME 3 [ITEM #52024]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24.95 JOURNEYS THROUGH THE SIDDUR

The Mahir Alphabet Wall Posters are designed to build the connection between the typeset Hebrew letters (as in books) and the handwritten letters. Use these full-color posters to reinforce students work with writing. The poster is available with print or script handwritten letters, and comes with two of the same poster either folded or rolled and shipped in a tube.

FRIDAY EVENING [ITEM #34503] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 SHABBAT MORNING [ITEM #34513] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 TORAH SERIVCE AND… [ITEM #34523] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 SHABBAT AT HOME [ITEM #34533] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 HAGGADAH [ITEM #34563]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95

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DROPS OF HONEY Idie Benjamin and Dale Sides Cooperman

Drops of Honey IDIE BENJAMIN & DALE SIDES COOPERMAN PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN. TEN FOUR-PAGE LESSONS. JEWISH HOLIDAYS, JEWISH VALUES, FAMILY.

Drops of Honey lessons are designed for the pre-school and kindergarten market. It is a set of resources designed for use in class and for parents to use at home. This revolutionary set of materials is geared toward providing young Jewish children with hands-on sensory-based experiences with Jewish holidays and values. These units are designed to be school and family resources that will work perfectly (a) as part of a family education program, (b) as a send-home resource for families, and (c) as the trigger of classroom experiences. Drops of Honey lessons are sold separately. Each lesson includes twelve copies of the student material.

Holidays

Values

Ten lessons are available—Rosh ha-Shanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simhat Torah, Shabbat, Hanukkah, Tu B’Shvat, Purim, Passover, and Shavuot.

Four lessons are now available— Tzar Ba’alei Hayyim: Kindness to animals Derekh Eretz—doing the right thing Tzedakah—righteous giving Hakhnasat Orhim—welcoming guests

Now available: Drops of Honey Holidays Student Pack and a teacher’s guide for all ten holiday lessons. * DROPS OF HONEY HOLIDAYS STUDENT PACK [ITEM #19210] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DROPS OF HONEY HOLIDAYS GUIDE [ITEM #19211] . * ROSH HA-SHANAH [ITEM #19204] . . . . . . . . . . . * YOM KIPPUR [ITEM #19205] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * SUKKOT [ITEM #19200] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SIMHAT TORAH [ITEM #19208]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . * HANUKKAH [ITEM #19201] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * TU B’SHVAT [ITEM #19202] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * PURIM [ITEM #19206] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * PASSOVER [ITEM #19203] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * SHAVUOT [ITEM #19209] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SHABBAT [ITEM #19207]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Torah

Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah NECHAMA RETTING AND TOBEY GREENBERG

Early childhood

ON ONE FOOT • A resource for teachers that helps bring the weekly Torah portion alive for pre-school students. • Every chapter includes songs, plays, stories, and activities. • Engage students using drama, narrative, music, crafts, science, math, language, and cooking • Family discussion pages for every Torah portion designed to be sent home and used at bedtime or around the Shabbat table. Bring the weekly Torah portion alive for pre-school students with this exciting new resource from early childhood educators Tobey Greenberg and Nechama Retting. The goal of the book is to teach young children (and their families!) about each of the parashiyot through the use of drama, stories, music, crafts, science, math, language, and cooking. Working together at their preschool, the authors participate in a very special Kabbalat Shabbat program. Each week Tobey and Nechama teach their students about the weekly Torah portion, and the children re-enact the parashah through drama, stories, songs, and activities. Tobey and Nechama decided to compile all of these stories into one book so that others could make the Torah an active part of their students’ lives. The consummate resource for actively teaching the weekly Torah portion to pre-school students, Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah has a chapter for every Torah portion that features “Multimedia Ideas” including scripts, lyrics, games, and activity descriptions. MORAH MORAH TEACH ME TORAH [ITEM #54380] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $34.95

Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah is a welcome addition to the limited choices of Torah curriculum for early childhood. Maxine Segal Handelman, Consultant for Early Childhood Education for United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

A Sense of Shabbat FAIGE KOBRE EARLY CHILDHOOD. HARDCOVER. STORY. SHABBAT.

In the amazing photographs and simple text that make up this picture book, the taste, feel, sound, look, and touch of Shabbat all come alive. Its beauty is inspiring. A SENSE OF SHABBAT [ITEM #57014] . . . . . . . . . $14.95

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Early childhood Siddur/ Prayer

Two Shabbat Siddurim For Young People RACHEL ANISFELD &TIMOTHY LYTTON; SUSANNA LEVIN, ILLUSTRATOR

A Shabbat Evening Siddur for Young People

A Shabbat Morning Siddur for Young People

Two siddurim designed to be used for Tot Shabbat or family services. These new fullcolor board books include material for small children as well as adults. These are excellent resources. There is little reason to put a siddur in the hands of a toddler. But there are a lot of great reasons to put one in the hands of the parent who accompanies him or her. These siddurim are board books, perfect for parents to hand to a toddler and to point the way through the siddur. Wonderful illustrations add to the appeal.

Early childhood Torah

There are two of these siddurim, one for a Friday evening Tot Shabbat; the other for a Saturday morning Tot Shabbat. Each has a short, creative, and traditional text that allows for a playful yet dignified worship experience. These siddurim are not only inviting, they expand the realm of the possible. *A SHABBAT EVENING SIDDUR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE [ITEM #57619] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95 24+ COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00 *A SHABBAT MORNING SIDDUR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE [ITEM #57620] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95 24+ COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00

TO PREVIEW SAMPLES OF THE SHABBAT SIDDURIM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/ITEM_[ITEM #].ASPX

A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible is the perfect way to bring Torah stories to young children. Here are wonderfully retold versions of twenty-five classic Torah stories from the creation of the world to the death of Moses. This volume is an excellent introduction to the biblical heroes you want your students to meet. Use A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible in the classroom or send it home so they can make bedtime Torah a parallel process to classroom learning. A CHILD’S GARDEN OF TORAH READ-ALOUD BIBLE IS AVAILABLE AS A 122-PAGE BOOK. *CHILD’S GARDEN OF TORAH READ-ALOUD BIBLE [ITEM #25104] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95

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a. My Very Own 7” Tiny Torah [#80553) . . $4.40 b. My Very Own 16” Torah [#80102] . . . $10.00 c. S.S. Noah Play Set [#80604] . . . . . . $22.95 The story of Noah comes to life in this bright and colorful set, which includes Noah, and two of each animal. Age 1 and up.

d. Alef-Bet Soft Nesting Blocks [#80606] $13.95 Learn the Hebrew alphabet with these soft, colorful stackable blocks.

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e. Soft Passover Counting Book [#80700] $17.99 Teaches children to count form 1–10 while learning about Passover.

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Early Childhood Soft Toys

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This soft book introduces children to Creation and the Book of Genesis. Ages 3 and up.

g. Jewish Holiday Soft Book [#80607]. . $28.00 This soft, interactive book is a fun way to introduce children to the Jewish holidays and their meanings.

h. Noah’s Ark Wall Hanging [#80605] . . $22.95 This wonderful wall hanging gives young children a chance to interact with Noah’s ark.

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j. Soft Seder Set [#80702]. . . . . . . . . $19.95 The 11-piece set includes seder plate and seder items, kiddush cup, three matzot all in a vinyl carrying case.

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l. Soft Shabbat Set [#80113] . . . . . . . $19.95 The set includes seven plush pieces—two candles, kiddush cup, two hallot and cover and a wine bottle.

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Early Childhood Wood & Cermic Toys

a Wood toys a. Wood Torah Set [#80112]. . . . . . . .$34.95 Perfect for pretend play, kids can spend hours playing with their very own Torah set.

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c. Wood Shabbat Set [#80111]. . . . . . .$34.95 This set includes candlesticks, a hallah board, cover, kiddush cup, knife, two pre-sliced hallot.

d. Wood Passover Seder Set [#80108] . .$34.95 The Passover Seder set includes seder plate, kiddush cup, two pieces of matzah, bottle of wine, prayerbook, aďŹ komen and covers for the matzah and aďŹ komen.

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f. Wood Rosh ha-Shanah Set [#80124] .$34.95 The kit includes two round hallot and hallah cover, a shofar, kiddush cup, honey dish, apple and two candlesticks.

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Alef Bet Rugs g. Alef-Bet Rugs This colorful alef-bet rug is made of 100% nylon and comes in four sizes.

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My Little DishesŽ Dish Sets Each colorful melamine dish set includes a 9� plate, a 6½� bowl and a 6 oz. mug.

h. Shabbat Shalom Dish Set [#80636] . . $15.95 i. Kiddush Cup [#80637] . . . . . . . . . $6.95 This colorful plastic kiddush cup is 5� tall.

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Early Childhood Games

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Foam Activity Kit d. Passover Foam Activity Kit [#80730] . . $4.00 This kit includes 28 Passover foam shapes, sequins, glitter, glue, magnetic strip and instructions. One per child.

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f. Jewish Wood Puzzle Set [#80626]. . . . . . $28.95 Three puzzles in one—Noah’s Ark, the Alef-Bet and Hebrew numbers. Each puzzle is 12.5"x10.25”.

g. Extra-Large Judaica Puzzle [#80708] . . . . $34.95 Highlights holidays and Jewish symbols. 30” in diameter.

Giant Floor Puzzles Colorful 18"x24” floor puzzle. 24 large pieces.

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Games a. Eighteen One-Minute Jewish Games [#80555] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95 Eighteen delightful games played in one minute. Ages 8 and up.

b. Brakhot Lotto [#80602]. . . . . . . . . . $8.95 Students can test their knowledge of brakhot by matching the food to its proper blessing. Ages 3 to 9.

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c. Jewish Picture Dominoes [#80554]. . . $8.00 This game introduces pre-school children to numbers, patterns and Jewish themes. Ages 3-7.

d. Match the Mitzvah [#80601] . . . . . . . $8.95 An excellent tool for building memory of Jewish symbols. Ages 3 up.

e. Match It [#80716] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

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f. Passover Slides and Ladders [#80721]. $13.95 Enjoy the ups and downs of the holiday of Passover and be the first to make it to the end of the Seder. For 2-4 players. Ages 4 & up.

g. Alef-Bet Adventure Board Game [#61254] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13.50

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h. Alef-Bet Floor Puzzle [#61252] . . . . . . $8.50 This colorful 24” x 18” puzzle features the letters of the Alef-Bet and words that begin with each letter. A great way to teach Shin and shofar, Het and hallah, and Kaf and Kallah (bride).

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j. Alef Bet Memory Game [#80735] . . . . $7.99 70 Cards 5"x5” each (35 Matches). Includes all 27 Letters plus Vowels! One to six players. Ages 3 and up.

k. Jewish Nesting Blocks [#80552]. . . . $12.95 Ten nesting blocks have something to see, learn or do on each side. Made of heavy cardboard with a rope handle.

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Celebrations Whole-school curriculum—Holidays

The Whole-School Curriculum—Holidays I—GRADES 1–2

II—GRADES 2–3

III—GRADES 3–4

High Holiday Symbols [Item #66101] This lesson teaches ritual objects and symbols of the High Holidays.

High Holiday Stories [Item #66102] Two stories about t’shuvah including the story of Jonah.

High Holiday Season [Item #66103] This lesson reviews the calendar for the High Holidays.

Sukkot Symbols [Item #66111] This lesson teaches the ritual objects and symbols of Sukkot.

Three Stories for Sukkot [Item #66112] This lesson tells three Sukkot stories.

Our First Sukkah [Item #66113] As a response to Christmas, Ethan’s family builds their a sukkah.

Simhat Torah Symbols [Item #66211] This lesson teaches the ritual objects and symbols of Simhat Torah.

The Story of Simhat Torah [Item #66212] Students discover when, where and what we read when we read the Torah.

The Flying Letters [Item #66213] The story of a poor town whose Torah has no letters, and the rich town whose Torah does.

Hanukkah Symbols [Item #66121] This lesson teaches the ritual objects and symbols of Hanukkah.

The Story of Hanukkah [Item #66122] The story of Hanukkah and the lessons the three endings teach.

The Return of the Junkyard Menorah [Item #66123] Judi takes us on an adventure to find her lost hanukkiyah.

Tu B’Shvat Celebrations [Item #66151] Teaches the rituals and celebrations of Tu B’Shvat.

The Four High Holidays [Item #66152] The four high holidays and the meaning of Tu B’Shvat.

Honi the Circle Maker [Item #66153] The story of Honi and the value of planting trees for the future.

Purim Symbols [Item #66131] This lesson teaches the ritual objects, symbols, and mitzvot of Purim.

The Purim Story [Item #66132] This lesson introduces the story of Purim.

The Purim Project [Item #66133] This is the story of Rob, who delivers shalah manot to Mrs. Lurie.

Passover Symbols [Item #66141] This lesson teaches the ritual objects, symbols, and mitzvot of Passover.

The Passover Story [Item #66142] This lesson introduces the story of Passover.

A Passover Story [Item #66143] This lesson has a story that helps students understand the themes of Passover.

SHAVUOT

Shavuot Symbols [ITEM #66161] This lesson teaches the ritual objects and symbols of Shavuot.

The Story of Shavuot [Item #66162] This lesson introduces the story of Shavuot.

Why God Chose Mt. Sinai [Item #66163] Why did God choose Mt. Sinai as the place to give Torah?

SHABBAT

Symbols of Shabbat [Item #66191] This lesson introduces eight Shabbat symbols.

Shabbat—The Story of Creation [Item #66192] The story of creation and the first Shabbat is retold.

Two Shabbat Stories [Item #66193] This lesson introduces two classic Jewish stories about Shabbat.

HIGH HOLIDAYS

SUKKOT

SIMHAT TORAH

HANUKKAH

TU B'SHVAT

PURIM

PASSOVER

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The Whole-School lessons make up a spiral curriculum, in which each lesson focuses on a different aspect of Jewish holiday, value, or key subject. Whole-School lessons allow students to have an unique experience each year. Lessons contain twelve student folders and a teacher’s guide.

WHOLE-SCHOOL LESSONS ARE $12.95 EACH.

IV—GRADES 4–5

V—GRADES 5–6

VI—GRADES 6–7

VII—GRADES 7–8

High Holiday Prayers & Blessings [Item #66104] Teaches prayers/ blessings from the High Holidays.

High Holiday Foods [Item #66105] Introduces High Holiday foods from around the world. Recipes are included.

Art of the Greeting Card [Item #66106] Introduces the art of the High Holiday greeting card.

Did Darth Vader Repent? [Item #66107] Star Wars serves as a trigger for a discussion on t’shuvah.

The Four Species [Item #66114] The lesson looks the four species— etrog and the palm, the willow and the myrtle.

Harvest Food [Item #66115] Features food made from fruits and vegetables from the fall harvest.

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The Deep Message [Item #66117] The lesson teaches the spiritual meanings of Sukkot.

The End and the Beginning of the Torah [Item #66214] Students consider the end and beginning verses of the Torah.

How to Have an Aliyah to the Torah [Item #66215] Students learn the steps to having an aliyah.

Dressing the Torah [Item #66216] Students learn about the way the Torah is dressed as compared to the High Priest.

Why Two Torah Holidays [Item #66217] Students consider why Shavuot and Simhat Torah are both Torah holidays.

Hanukkah Blessings [Item #66124] Teaches the Hanukkah blessings and songs and lighting procedures.

Hanukkah Foods [Item #66125] Introduces the history and customs of Hanukkah foods.

The Art of the Hanukkiyah [Item #66126] Introduces the art of the hanukkiyah.

Three Hanukkah Problems [Item #66127] This lesson considers three Hanukkah dilemmas.

Tree Blessings [Item #66154] This lesson introduces the blessings for planting trees and over fruit from trees.

Tu B’Shvat Food [Item #66155] Highlights Tu B’Shvat food from Israel.

Tu B’Shvat Seder [Item #66156] Students celebrate a Tu B’Shvat seder in this lesson.

A Day in the Life of a Verse [Item #66157] This lesson discusses recycling through the layers of Jewish law.

Purim Mitzvot and Blessings [Item #66134] Introduces the background and the blessing before hearing the megillah.

Purim Food

The Illuminated Megillah [Item #66136] Introduces the art of the illuminated megillah.

Our Purim Problem [Item #66137] Looks at the issues surrounding alcohol abuse and drinking on Purim.

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the history and customs of the Purim foods.

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Mastering the Four Questions [Item #66144] This lesson teaches the chanting of the four questions.

Passover Foods [Item #66145] Matzah and rules for hametz are discussed.

The Art of Passover [Item #66146] This lesson considers the seder items and symbols.

Fifteen Steps to Freedom [Item #66147] Explains the fifteen steps of the seder as a spiritual journey.

The Ten Commandments [Item #66164] Teaches about the Ten Commandments.

Shavuot Food [Item #66165] Foods for Shavuot and why we serve dairy on Shavuot are discussed.

The Art of the Sofer [Item #66166] Looks at the artistry of a sofer. Students are encouraged to try it themselves.

Megillat Ruth [Item #66167] This lesson helps students understand the story of Ruth.

Shabbat Table Service [Item #66194] Students master performance of the Shabbat brakhot.

Shabbat Foods [Item #66195] This lesson introduces Shabbat customs from around the world.

The Art of Havdalah [Item #66196] Explores the idea of separation and the artistry of the Havdalah objects.

Halakhah & Aggadah of Shabbat [Item #66197] Students study the halakhah and aggadah of Shabbat.

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Celebrations

BJL Beginnings KINDERGARTEN. FOLDERS. TWENTY-FOUR STUDENT AND EIGHT PARENT FOLDERS. JEWISH HOLIDAYS, VALUES, GOD, SYNAGOGUE, FAMILY

ON ONE FOOT

Grades K–1

• Twenty-Four student folders integrate Hebrew reading-readiness with discovery and exploration of holidays, synagogue, and the Jewish home. • Eight parent folders connect classroom learning to home involvement. • Full-color student materials help children uncover and appreciate the joy and beauty of Jewish life. • Designed to enable family participation and engagement. BJL: Beginnings is the perfect foundation for the beginning of Jewish learning. Consider it for either kindergarten or first grade. It introduces students to the celebratory aspects of home, family, synagogue and community. It talks about God. It matches each of these celebrations to a Hebrew letter via a key word. In addition, parents are invited into this process through a series of sendhome folders that enable family celebration. Teachers will love this material because the folders provide a consistent platform for instruction while allowing for maximum teacher individuality and creativity.

STUDENT LESSONS Rosh ha-Shanah Yom Kippur Sukkot Simhat Torah Sefer Torah Beit K’nesset Shabbat Havdalah God Saying the Shema Mezuzah Hanukkah

Ha-Motzi Tzedakah Tu B’shvat Jews around the World Lifetime of Study Purim Passover Israel Being a Mensch Mitzvah Shavuot Jewish Calendar

FAMILY/HOME Beginnings@Home Shabbat@Home God@Home Hanukkah@Home

BJL Beginnings are self-contained and can be used in any order or sequence. The price is per student.

Purim@Home Passover@Home Family Values@Home Summer@Home

BJL: BEGINNINGS FULL YEAR [ITEM #15403] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 TO PREVIEW BJL BEGINNINGS, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/BEGINNINGS

A First Siddur for Me and My Family Think of it as consecration gift for the whole family. Consider it to be an invitation to each of your families to actualize home celebration. This simple, hand-sized Siddur presents the blessings and rituals for Shabbat, the Jewish holidays, and family functions such as hanging a mezuzah. Here is a way to make building a Jewish life a simple thing to do. A HOME SIDDUR FOR ME AND MY FAMILY [ITEM #57151] . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95 12 AND MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4.95

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GRADES 1–2. 32 PAGE BOOK. JEWISH HOLIDAYS, MEMORIES

ON ONE FOOT • Collect a child’s Jewish moments into a year to remember. • Pages for students to record and reflect on their Jewish lives throughout a year. • A “scrapbook” for young children with space for drawings, photographs, and memories. • Designed for classroom and home use. Here is a way to chronicle a child’s Jewish year. It has places to put photographs and write memories. By telling the story of one year, you invite the celebration of many years. Schools may want a set for the first grade class, and families can use it to encourage their children’s meaningful Jewish participation. This book is a perfect way to turn wonderful moments into something to remember.

Celebrations Grades 1–2

My Jewish Memory Book

MY JEWISH MEMORY BOOK [ITEM #44320] . . . . . . . . . $8.95 4 OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95

THE EASY GUIDE TO SHOFAR SOUNDING

MY EXODUS

ARTHUR L. FINKLE

GRADES 3–4. DVD. THE EXODUS, PASSOVER.

GRADES 3–4 AND ADULTS. SHOFAR, ROSH HA-SHANAH.

Six delightful students give eir personal accounts of their ypt. experiences leaving Egypt. erges The discussion that emerges ome will in your classroom or home experience be a profound learning experience.

This short manual will help those who want to learn the significance and the art of the shofar. This is a great preHigh Holiday unit for children and adults.

This DVD is perfect to use when your students are studying the Exodus in the Torah as well as from the perspective of Passover. MY EXODUS [ITEM# 16701] . . . . . . $19.95

THE EASY GUIDE TO SHOFAR SOUNDING [ITEM #57102] . . $3.95

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Grades 1–2

Alef Celebration Lessons GRADES 1–2. 24 FULL-COLOR STICKER LESSONS. JEWISH HOLIDAYS, SYNAGOGUE, FAMILY, GOD, AND VALUES.

Each of the twenty-four full-color Alef Celebration Lessons introduces the vocabulary, practices, and meaning of a major Jewish celebration, home, family, or synagogue ritual. The lessons provide set induction, core vocabulary, drill activity, and closure for each lesson. Most lessons contain a read-aloud introduction, vocabulary stickers and an interactive exercise. Alef Celebration Lessons are available in full sets by student (all twenty-four lessons) or as individual lessons by subject (twelve copies per package). The Alef Celebration Lessons are also available with English stickers. These lessons may be used in any order to conform to the Jewish calendar and/or the flow of your school year.

Alef Celebration Lessons [Item #12201]

Mishpahah

[Item #12202]

Beit K’nesset

[Item #12203]

Rosh ha-Shanah

[Item #12204]

Yom Kippur

STUDENT PACK PACK—ONE COPY OF ALL 24 LESSONS PER STUDENT [ITEM #12280] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23.95 FOUR OR MORE STUDENT PACKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21.95

[Item #12205]

Sukkot

[Item #12206]

Simhat Torah

LESSONS BY SUBJECT SUBJECT—12 COPIES PER LESSON (SEE LIST BELOW).. . . . . $12.95

[Item #12207]

The Torah

[Item #12208]

Synagogue People

[Item #12209]

Tikkun Olam

[Item #12210]

Erev Shabbat

[Item #12211]

Yom Shabbat

[Item #12212]

Motzei Shabbat

[Item #12213]

God

[Item #12214]

Hanukkah—The Story

[Item #12215]

Hanukkah—What We Do

[Item #12216]

Mezuzah

[Item #12217]

Saying the Shema

[Item #12218]

Tu B’shvat

[Item #12219]

Purim—The Story

[Item #12220]

Purim—What We Do

[Item #12221]

Passover—What We Do

[Item #12222]

Passover—The Story

[Item #12223]

Seven Weeks of Remembrance

[Item #12224]

Shavuot

TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #12283] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95 PARENT EDUCATION FOLDERS (SEE PAGE 94) [ITEM #12295] . . . . . . . . . $5.95 ALEF CURRICULUM GUIDE [ITEM #12284]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 TO PREVIEW SAMPLES OF THE ALEF CELEBRATION LESSONS, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/ITEM_[ITEM #].ASPX

The Alef Curriculum is a fully integrated curriculum

Alef Celebration Lesson

Now I Know My AlefAlef Parent Bet Education Folders (Page 6)

(Page 86)

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JOEL LURIE GRISAVER. ILLUSTRATED BY DAVID BLEICHER. GRADES 1–2. TEN CHAPTER-BOOK. HOLIDAYS, CELEBRATIONS.

ON ONE FOOT • Introduce basics of Jewish holiday observance to young students with concrete concepts and language. • Full of engaging activities and illustrations. • Gives children and their families the tools to build Jewish lives around the annual holiday cycle. Simple. Concrete. Beautiful. Basic. I Can Celebrate the Jewish Year is a perfect first book on the Jewish holidays. Each ritual and each celebration is presented in a clear and compelling way. The artwork and graphics are inviting, making each holiday something that students will be motivated to celebrate.

Celebrations Grades 1–2

I Can Celebrate the Jewish Holidays

I CAN CELEBRATE THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS [ITEM #31056] . . $14.95 4 OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

We Were Slaves An Interactive Haggadah Here is a short, accurate, clear, and easy to use Haggadah. This is both the perfect teaching Haggadah and the ideal volume for home use. The text is traditional but shortened, the graphics highlight the structure and steps in the Haggadah, and the seder it offers is both brief yet complete.

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Celebrations Grades 1–2

A Time to Celebrate GRADE 1-2. SEVEN 16-PAGE BOOKLETS. JEWISH HOLIDAYS.

A Time to Celebrate books are designed to teach Jewish holidays, synagogue rituals, and prayers in concrete ideas appropriate to first- and second-grade students. Each full-color sixteen-page booklet includes a short guide for parents and teachers. Each A Time to Celebrate book introduces the story of a holiday in simple vocabulary, focusing on the symbols and Jewish vocabulary for each. Every two or three pages there is an age-appropriate exercise—mazes, matching, connect-the-dots, and seqencing—that reinforces the retention of the material. Each book provides the best possible foundation for a successful Jewish education. A TIME TO CELEBRATE STUDENT SET (ONE OF EACH BOOKLET) [ITEM #59900] . . . . . . . . $12.95 A TIME TO CELEBRATE ROSH HA-SHANAH & YOM KIPPUR [ITEM #59901] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE SUKKOT & SIMHAT TORAH [ITEM #59902] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE HANUKKAH [ITEM #59903] . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE PURIM [ITEM #59904] . . . . . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE PASSOVER [ITEM #59905] . . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE SHAVUOT [ITEM #59906]. . . . . . $2.50 A TIME TO CELEBRATE SHABBAT [ITEM #59907] . . . . . . $2.50

TO PREVIEW A TIME TO CELEBRATE BOOKLETS, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/TIMETOCELEBRATE

Children’s Story Collection Vol. 1

JET: Jewishh Experiences Together

THREE 8-MINUTE STORIES ON DVD. HOLIDAYS, TORAH, MIDRASH, PRAYER, FOLK STORIES, TZEDAKAH, G’MILUT HASADIM

A collection of three classic Jewish stories on one DVD. WHY GOD CHOSE MT. SINAI (SHAVUOT).

Tamar and Bruce Raff

God has decided to give the Torah to Israel and needs a location for the most important event in history. How will God choose?

Each JET deck contains thirty-two activities for families to do together at home. JET creates ready-made, easy-to-implement, year-long programs that involve parents as partners.

BERYL THE TAILOR (HIGH HOLIDAY). On

Yom Kippur, people take responsibility for their actions. In this I.L. Peretz tale, Beryl challenges God to be responsible for God’s actions.

JET 1: Holidays GRADES PRE-K–K. JET 1 HELPS FAMILIES EXPERIENCE HOLIDAYS RITUALS TOGETHER. JET 1 [ITEM #34001] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

IF NOT HIGHER? (HIGH HOLIDAY). Where is the rabbi? The people assume that he is in heaven, but one discovers that he has gone “even higher.” Based on the I.L. Peretz folktale.

JET 2: Holidays GRADES 1-2. JET 2 OFFERS FAMILIES AGE-APPROPRIATE HOLIDAY-BASED ACTIVITIES TO WORK ON TOGETHER. JET 2 [ITEM #34002] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

CHILDREN’S STORY COLLECTION, VOL. 1 [ITEM #17009]. . . . . . $12.95

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Celebrations Grades 3–4

Experiencing the Jewish Holidays JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 3–4. 128 PAGE BOOK. JEWISH HOLIDAYS. EXPERIENTIAL.

ON ONE FOOT • Textbook with eleven chapters focus on the Jewish holidays from the High Holidays to Shavuot. • Active and experiential approach means doing rather than just studying about the Jewish holidays. • Full-color student materials help children uncover and appreciate the joy and beauty of Jewish life. • Companion textbook for parents. • An online gathering of those using and teaching this material. Includes a free teacher’s guide, free parent folders and a free family education manual.

New.

Plato taught, “The best way to learn how to do something new is by doing it.” In Experiencing the Jewish Holidays students don’t just learn about the Jewish holidays, they celebrate and rehearse the celebration of the holidays. This book is a series of experiences, a constantly moving way of mastering the acts involved in celebrating the Jewish holidays.

ROSH HA-SHANAH YOM KIPPUR

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Greeting your class with “L’Shanah Tovah”. Eating apples/hallah and honey with a brakhah or two. Blowing the shofar. Making a Rosh ha-Shanah card.

FAMILY OPPORTUNITIES Sending out Rosh ha-Shanah cards. Lighting the candles, saying the Kiddush, and blessing a round hallah to welcome Rosh ha-Shanah. Going to family (or regular) services.

Yom Kippur OPPORTUNITIES Practicing saying “I’m Sorry”. Making an Al Het List.

FAMILY OPPORTUNITIES Saying “I’m Sorry” to each other. Fasting part of the day. Lighting Yizkor candles.

You don’t read this book—you do it. This is an active, experiential, doing-oriented approach to Jewish holidays that fuses actual celebrations with role play, cooking, eating, shaking, sounding, photographing and all kinds of activities.

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The Blessing Over Wine (Grape Juice) Most blessings are blessings over things we can see, touch, hear, or smell. Sometimes Judaism wants us to say a blessing over time. There is nothing about time to see, touch, hear or smell. The Jewish tradition figured out that you could make a blessing over wine and then add a blessing over a moment. On Saturday night, ÓDµ/´¹²Ïµ%Ç Motzei Shabbat, we first say a blessing over wine. Then we add a blessing over spices, a blessing over fire, and end with a blessing over the time of ending Shabbat.

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Barukh Attah Adonai Eloheinu Melekh ha-Olam Borei Pri ha-Gafen.

I think the Kiddush cup is filled to overflowing

Blessed are You, Eternal, our God, Ruler of the Cosmos, Who creates the fruit of the vine.

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Hearing the Shofar

EXPERIENCING THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS

The voice of the Shofar is the voice of Rosh ha-Shanah. The shofar is a ram’s horn that has been turned into a musical instrument. It makes a sharp, piercing, sound. In ancient times the shofar was used to call the people together. On Rosh haShanah we use the shofar to wake up our souls.

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Teki'ah is one long call. Shevarim is three notes put together. Teru’ah is nine quick notes.

Praised are You, Eternal Our God, Ruler of the Cosmos, Who makes us holy with the commandments and has commanded us to hear the voice of the shofar.

Teki'ah Gedolah is a really long call that comes at the end.

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When you’ve heard the shofar, check off the "Hearing the Shofar" box.

Here is a photograph of me trying to blow the shofar.

Maimonides a famous Jewish philosopher and physician wrote: The Shofar says: “Awake, sleepers from your sleep! Arise, slumberers, from your slumber! Look at your deeds. Return in repentance. Remember your Creator! (Hilkhot Teshuvah, chapter 3)

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Grades 3–12

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The Hanukkah Board Game

The Yom Kippur Crisis PETER A. OPPENHEIM AND DIANE E. BERG GRADE 8–12, PIKUAH NEFESH, HISTORY

Students study Rabbi Salanter’s decision as to whether to urge his community to observe Yom Kippur or break the fast due to a cholera epidemic.

The Hanukkah Board Game takes the facts of the Hanukkah story and its basic observance and weaves them into personal statements about being different. [ITEM #16201]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

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Etrog, Palm, Myrtle & Willow STEVE BAYAR GRADE 5–7. SUKKOT.

This lesson uses rabbinic sources and values clarification to explain the symbols of Sukkot. [ITEM #21004] . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95

Oneg Shanah The December Dilemma STEVE BAYAR INSTANT LESSON. GRADE 8–12. HANUKKAH, INTERFAITH DIALOGUE.

This lesson, based on a debate on the display of a creche, deals with the separation between church and state.

Oneg Shanah highlights the Jewish holiday cycle. Originally written as a High Holy Day experience, Oneg Shanah asks participants to perform creative non-writing activities. Perfect for holiday and Shabbat programming. [ITEM #51001]. . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95

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Gonzo Megillah Game INSTANT LESSON. GRADE 5–7. PURIM.

This lesson helps students master the complexity of the Purim story and learn some lessons from it. [ITEM #25706] . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95

The Seder Board Game Two Mitzvot of Giving

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER AND VICKY KELMAN

INSTANT LESSON. 5–7. PURIM, TZEDAKAH.

This lesson explores the two different kinds of gifts on Purim—Shelah Manot (gifts given to friends) and Matanot la’Evyonim (gifts to the poor). [ITEM #61217] . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95

Twelve to one hundred players can join in this floor-sized game that takes players through the seder experience. This is a perfect family activity or the antidote to the ever-present model seder. [ITEM #57012]. . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95

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Torah Grades K–1

A Child’s Garden of Torah JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER PRE-K–K. TORAH STORIES.

A Child’s Garden of Torah is made up of a read-aloud Torah book and twenty-five “sticker� Torah lessons perfect for reviewing the stories.

A Child’s Garden of Torah Sticker Lessons A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible

A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible is the perfect way to bring Torah stories to young children.

Twenty-five black and white lessons with stickers introduce and review Bible stories. Beginning with creation and ending with Moses’ death, the twenty-five A Child’s Garden of Torah sticker lessons cover the major stories you want to teach your young students. A Child’s Garden of Torah is available (a) as a Copy Pack so that you can make the copies of the lesson you need (you will also need the stickers); (b) by Subject (see a full list of lessons on page 35), and (c) as an Individual Student Pack (a full set of lessons and stickers). Stickers for the lessons, a teacher’s guide, and The ReadAloud Bible are also available.

Here are wonderfully retold versions of twenty-five classic Torah stories from the creation of the world to the death of Moses. This volume is an excellent introduction to the biblical heroes you want your students to meet. Use A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible in the classroom or send it home with each family so they can make bedtime Torah a parallel process to classroom learning. A CHILD’S GARDEN OF TORAH READ-ALOUD BIBLE IS AVAILABLE AS A 122-PAGE BOOK. *CHILD’S GARDEN OF TORAH READ-ALOUD BIBLE [ITEM #25104] . . . . . . . . $6.95

COPY PACK [ITEM #25101] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$59.95 (ONE COPY OF ALL 25 LESSONS, A LICENSE TO REPRODUCE FOR STUDENT USE, ONE SET OF STICKERS, A TEACHER’S GUIDE; AND ONE READ-ALOUD BIBLE) *STICKERS (FULL SET) [ITEM #25102] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 *STUDENT PACK PACK—ONE SET OF 25 LESSONS AND STICKERS FOR ONE STUDENT; TEACHER’S GUIDE NOT INCLUDED. [ITEM #25103]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21.95 LESSONS BY SUBJECT SUBJECT—12 COPIES OF A LESSON AND ITS STICKERS; TEACHER’S GUIDE NOT INCLUDED.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

CHILD’S GARDEN OF TORAH READ-ALOUD BIBLE BOOK [ITEM #25104] . . . $5.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE (COVERS ALL LESSONS) [ITEM #25105] . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.95

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Torah

#10 Jacob and Esau [Item #25610]. Reviews the story of Jacob and Esau.

#18 The Burning Bush [Item #25618]. Reviews the story of Moses and the burning bush.

#2 The Garden* [Item #25602]. Reviews the story of Adam, Eve, the snake, and fruit in the Garden of Eden.

#11 Jacob’s Dream [Item #25611]. Reviews Jacob’s dream of angels.

#19 Blood, Frogs, Lice‌The Plagues [Item #25619]. Reviews the Exodus through the plagues.

#3 Cain & Abel* [Item #25603]. Reviews the story of Cain and Abel.

#12 Israel’s Family [Item #25612]. Reviews Jacob’s weddings to Leah and Rachel and the birth of their children.

#20 Miriam’s Song [Item #25620]. Reviews the Exodus from Egypt through the Reed Sea.

#4 The Flood [Item #25604]. Reviews the story of Noah’s Ark.

#13 The Wrestling Match [Item #25613]. The story of Jacob’s wrestling match with the stranger and his name change.

#21 Ten Commandments [Item #25621]. Reviews the experience at Mt. Sinai and the giving of the Ten Commandments.

#5 The Tower [Item #25605]. Reviews the story of the Tower of Babel.

#14 Joseph: The Favorite [Item #25614]. Reviews the Joseph story from his early years through his sale into slavery. #15 Joseph Goes to Jail‌ [Item #25615]. Reviews Joseph’s life in Egypt from Potiphar’s house to jail.

#22 The Golden Calf [Item #25622]. Reviews the story in which the people build a golden calf.

#7 Sarah Laughs [Item #25607]. Visitors tells Abram that he and Sarah will be parents.

#16 Finally—Jacob Comes to Egypt [Item #25616]. Joseph’s life from Pharaoh’s dream to reuniting with his family.

#24 Moses Hits the Rock [Item #25624]. Moses defies God’s instruction and hits the rock.

#8 Sodom Goes Boom [Item #25608]. Reviews the story of Sodom.

#17 Baby Moses [Item #25617]. Reviews the Egypt story beginning with the birth of Moses.

#25 The Families-ofIsrael Enter the Land of Israel [Item #25625]. Moses dies and the Jewish people enter the Land of Israel.

#6 Abram, Sarai and Family [Item #25606]. God tells Abram to take his family and go to Canaan.

#9 Rebekkah Really Cares [Item #25609]. Reviews the story of Eliezer choosing Isaac’s wife.

Grade K–1

#1 Creation* [Item #25601]. Reviews the creation story.

#23 God Lives in the Middle of the Families‌ [Item #25623]. Reviews the building of the Mishkan.

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Torah Grades 1–2

My Weekly Sidrah MELANIE BERMAN AND JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 1–2. 54 SESSIONS. TEXTBOOK. PARASHAT HA-SHAVU’AH.

My Weekly Sidrah brings the rhythm of weekly Torah study into the lives of young children. Each parashah has a summary, a quote, a chance for the student to express his or her own comments, and ageappropriate activities. My Weekly Sidrah creates unique opportunities: the chance to help God finish creation, to help Noah pick the right animals, to stand with Abram as he tries to count the stars in the sky, and much more. *MY WEEKLY SIDRAH [ITEM #44311] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 MY WEEKLY SIDRAH TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #44312]. . . $39.95

TO PREVIEW MY WEEKLY SIDRAH GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/MYWEEKLY

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Torah

I Can Learn Torah IRA J. WISE AND JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 1–2 • TEXTBOOK. TORAH STORIES

Grades 1–2

I Can Learn Torah teaches Torah through a carefully translated texts and thoughtprovoking questions, and covers stories of creation through Abraham. The material presents each story using age-appropriate English, that remains true to the Hebrew and is meant to be read aloud. There are opportunities for students to construct meaning from each story via pencil-andpaper exercises (drawing, connect-the-dots, comments, etc.). Questions in the margins help draw the students into an interactive storytelling process. Each volume has a corresponding Parent-Teacher Study Guide that provides background on each of the stories, guidelines and suggestions for teaching the stories, and a resource for parallel parent study sessions. I CAN LEARN TORAH PARENT-TEACHER INTRODUCTION [ITEM #31001] . . . . . . . . . . I CAN LEARN TORAH VOLUME 1: STORIES OF THE BEGINNING [ITEM #31000] . . . . . . . I CAN LEARN TORAH VOLUME 1: PARENT-TEACHER STUDY GUIDE [ITEM #31003] . . . . . I CAN LEARN TORAH VOLUME 2: STORIES OF THE FIRST JEWISH FAMILY [ITEM #31004] . I CAN LEARN TORAH VOLUME 2: PARENT-TEACHER STUDY GUIDE [ITEM #31005] . . . . .

PENINA V. ADELMAN. ILLUSTRATED BY MICHAEL JACOBS. GRADES 2–3. TEXTBOOK. BIBLE STORIES, ALEF-BET.

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The Bible from Alef to Tav is a component of the fully integrated Bet curriculum

The Bible from Alef to Tav imaginatively introduces Bible stories in a full-color book. The Bible from Alef to Tav introduces one Hebrew letter per chapter, teaches several words beginning with that letter, and weaves all the words together into a beautiful biblical story with lush illustrations by Michael Jacobs. Each of these twenty-two stories utilizes gentle yet descriptive language to evoke the sound and feel of the Hebrew letters. A special thirty-two-page appendix provides parents and teachers with thought-provoking questions and activities appropriate for both children and parallel adult learning. It contains midrashic and rabbinic commentary, contemporary connections to Biblical texts, sources for additional study, and much more.

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Bible Grades 2–3

The Bible from Alef to Tav

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The Bible from Alef to Tav

Jewish Values from Alef to Tav (Page 64–65)

The Bible from Alef to Tav has a durable sewn binding for multi-year classroom use or as a valuable addition to a school or family library. THE BIBLE FROM ALEF TO TAV [ITEM #15301]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 FOUR OR MORE BOOKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Torah Grades 3–5

Being Torah JANE GOLUB, JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER, AND ALAN ROWE GRADES 3–5. TEXTBOOK AND WORKBOOK. BIBLE HEROES, TORAH STUDY

In this twentieth-anniversary edition, Being Torah has been recreated in stunning full color, in a simplified and shortened form, with clearer student and teacher prompts and a revised Teacher’s Guide. Being Torah brings students into Torah by inviting them to become biblical commentators. The book works with words. Based on a real translation of the biblical text that was crafted specifically for third to fifth graders, students are drawn into the words of Torah. Using colored clues, they focus on the number of times given words are used in a story, the changes between what a person says and what another person says that person said, and the parallel words that link one story to another. This is not a book about Torah. It is actual Torah study made accessible and age appropriate. We took the original book and made it more beautiful and easier to teach. Take a look. Take another look. The Being Torah Student Commentary, also now in full color, facilitates this exploration by breaking down biblical stories into a series of individual inquiries. It is also designed specifically to create classroom community. Also available are a teacher’s guide and a training video. BEING TORAH [ITEM #15009] . . . . . . . FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . STUDENT COMMENTARY [ITEM #15011] TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15012] . . . . TRAINING DVD [ITEM #15013]. . . . . . .

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TO PREVIEW BEING TORAH, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/BEINGTORAH.

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Grades 4–7

God’s Top Ten ROBERTA LOUIS GOODMAN GRADES 4–7. TEXTBOOK. SHAVUOT, MIDRASH, TEN COMMANDMENTS, EXODUS

Through stories, God’s Top Ten helps students find new understanding of the Ten Commandments. With thoughtful questions and fanciful drawings, students make their own connections with the text. God’s Top Ten is a great text for a year’s study of the Ten Commandments, or the perfect short text for Simhat Torah or Shavuot. This book involves students in telling, expanding, interpreting, and finding meaning in ten stories—one story for each of the Ten Commandments. Here is a great vehicle for your students to make their own proclamation of “Na’aseh v’Nishma”—doing and listening. GOD’S TOP TEN BOOK [ITEM #25704] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.95 GOD’S TOP TEN TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #25705] . . . . . $4.75

PARSHA CARDS GAME. GRADES 4–7 • CONTENT OF THE SIDROT, ORDER OF TORAH STORIES, PATTERNS IN THE TORAH.

DR. ERIC RAY, Z”L GRADES 2–5. TEXTBOOK. SOFER, TORAH, MEZUZAH, TEFILLIN.

Parsha Cards gives students a way to review content of parashot, study the order in the Torah cycle, find common themes, and a whole lot more. [ITEM #54102] . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95

INSTANT LESSONS

PROPHECY: A PROPHET IS…

Writing a Torah takes love and patience, knowledge and skill. Eric Ray was a gentle, wise man, a skilled artist, and a learned Jew. In this read-aloud text and photo essay, both his craft and his passion are shared. Students watch as Eric makes mezuzot, tefillin, and the sefer Torah, and they learn to love the Torah a little bit more.

RUTH LEVY INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 6–ADULT. ONE SESSION. PROPHETS.

Students explore the lives of Moses, Deborah, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, Amos, and Jeremiah and establish a definition of prophecy. Prophecy: A Prophet Is… includes twelve student lessons and a teacher’s guide.

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Prophets Grades 4–Adult

is the perfect way to teach about how a Torah is created by hand. This volume, newly formatted in full color, follows Eric Ray as he works on Torah, tefillin and mezuzah scrolls.

Torah

Sofer: The Story of a Torah Scroll

GAME

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Torah

Experiencing the Torah

Grades 4–5

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 4–5. TEXTBOOK. TWENTY-THREE LESSONS. TORAH.

ON ONE FOOT • Textbook with twenty-three units focus on the Torah from Adam and Eve to the Death of Moses. • Active and experiential approach means doing rather than just learning. • Full-color student textbook include a carefully-translated Torah text and experiential activities to make express the story in student’s own words. This book teaches using the Torah of doing. It starts with age-appropriate translations of the actual biblical text that are presented as scripts. Rather than just reading the text, students perform it. Reading the text out loud is the first movement in interpretation. This is not just a Genesis book; it is a book that covers the whole Torah. In twenty-three texts we go from Adam and Eve to the Death of Moses. The Holiness Code, the Burning Bush, the Spies and Mah Tovu are stops on this journey.

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Delving Deeper: Commentaries let students explore single phrases or sentences in the text and express their own feelings about their meaning. Students get to compare their own sense of the text’s meaning with traditional commentators. Activities: Translate the text into experiences. We act, sing, dance, create art and express the inner-story of the text in our own way. Torah study doesn’t involve just sitting and listening with Experiencing the Torah. Rather it involves students (and families) in active learning experiences. It is the book that invites you to post your Torah interpretations on YouTube. Students will be remixing their own understandings. EXPERIENCING THE TORAH TEXTBOOK [ITEM #25670] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 FOUR OR MORE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

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Torah

Torah Toons I JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER WITH C.J. GLASS GRADES 4–7. TEXTBOOK AND VIDEOTAPE. PARASHAT HA-SHAVUA, TORAH STUDY, BIBLE STORIES, MIDRASHIM

Grades 4–8

Thirty-six weeks of parashat ha-shavua are taught in this innovative curriculum. In textbook and video, Torah Toons I highlights the major plot lines of each of the parashot and uses midrash to understand the motivation of biblical characters. Students read a summary of each parashah, focus on specific verses involving a character’s behavior, answer questions derived from those verses, and explore midrashim that address the same question. The text covers thirty-six parashiyot (Bereshit through Be-Ha’alotekha). Also included is an ongoing discussion on the parashiyot with C.J. Glass, Joel Lurie Grishaver, and others. Torah Toons I is a 200-page textbook. Also available is a teacher’s guide and a set of four DVDs. TORAH TOONS I: THE BOOK [ITEM #61204]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 TORAH TOONS I: THE TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #61205] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

Torah Toons I: DVD A trigger for discussion, The Video (four video tapes) includes an enactment of the portion and ends with a question from the text. Each of the segments for the thirtysix parashiyot (Bereshit through Be-Ha’alotekha) is about five minutes in length. TORAH TOONS I: THE DVD [ITEM #61206] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Torah Toons II GRADES 6–8. TEXTBOOK. PARASHAT HA-SHAVUA, TORAH STUDY, BIBLICAL COMMENTARY, MIDRASHIM

Parashah study with commentators is the focus of Torah Toons II. Torah Toons II expands into the realm of the commentators and asks questions about language and ethics. Students become partners in the process of rabbinic Torah study. Students discover that the Torah can teach different people different lessons and that struggling with the Torah’s meaning is something Jewish scholars have done for thousands of years. TORAH TOONS II: THE BOOK [ITEM #61218] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 TORAH TOONS II: THE TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #61208]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

Zot ha-Torah Jane Golub and Joel Grishaver GRADE 6–8. TEXTBOOK. PARASHAT HA-SHAVUA, TORAH, MITZVOT

Zot ha-Torah meshes parashat ha-shavua with a mitzvah of the week found in that parashah. In Zot ha-Torah students (1) study one or two verses of each weekly Torah portion in Hebrew, (2) read verses without vowels in Torah script, (3) study some aspects of their meaning, and 4) learn from them a relevant and doable mitzvah. This is a Torah study geared directly to teachable opportunities found in the bar and bat mitzvah year. ZOT HA-TORAH [ITEM #69001] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95 ZOT HA-TORAH TEACHER’S EDITION [ITEM #69002] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15.95

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Prophets

Think Prophets JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER AND RABBI SCOTT BOLTON. ILLUSTRATED BY STEPHEN SCHILDBACH GRADES 5–7. FULL-COLOR LESSONS. PROPHETS.

Think Prophets is a series of fourteen lessons that provide a patchwork opportunity to study the third of the Bible known as “The Prophets.”

Grades 5–7

Some of these lessons provide an overview of specific books, such as Amos or Judges. Some discuss individual prophetic figures such as Nathan or Miriam (who is found in Torah but whose life is thematically appropriate). Some lessons will allow for the study of specific stories, such as Hannah’s dialogue with Eli. Others will deal with the nature of prophecy. These lessons combine historical overviews with segments of the biblical text shaped for classroom study. The lessons may be assembled into the prophets curriculum you want. Think Prophets is available in a student pack (one copy of each lesson per student) or as indiviual prophets (in sets of twelve per lesson). The teacher’s guide is available only as Think Prophets Teacher’s Guide, which covers all fourteen individual lessons. THINK PROPHETS STUDENT PACK [ITEM #61115] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 THINK PROPHETS TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #61116] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95 THINK PROPHETS INDIVIDUAL PROPHET LESSONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

What’s in the Prophets? [Item #61101]. This introductory lesson gives an historical overview and summary of the prophets.

Hannah

Jonah

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story of Hannah provides the backdrop for Israel’s tribal period. The lesson teaches about a relationship with God.

[Item #61110]. Students

Amos

Hosea

Miriam

[Item #61102]. Students

[Item #61107]. Hosea

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study Amos’ passionate stand for justice over sacrifices and how this plays against the story of Judah and Israel.

uses the metaphor of a marriage to describe the trials of the relationship between the Jewish people and God.

story shows us that women can be prophets and expands students’ understanding of what it means to be a prophet.

Deborah

Isaiah

Nathan

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discuss Deborah as a role model and learn about the early occupation of the Land of Israel.

[Item #61108]. This lesson focuses on Isaiah’s major theme of redemption. Students consider Isaiah’s messages in their own lives.

[Item #61112]. This lesson on Nathan focuses on David’s desire to build a Temple, Batsheva, and the fight to make Solomon the next king.

Elijah

Jeremiah

Rahav

[Item #61104]. In this lesson students will look at the biblical and folklore versions of Elijah’s life.

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[Item #61113]. The lesson is about Rahav, who hides the spies. It asks “Where is God in the Book of Joshua?”

will look at the story of Jonah. They will read much of its text, unpacking its language and story.

lesson looks at Jeremiah’s messages of rebuke and comfort and contrasts them.

Ezekiel

Solomon

[Item #61105]. This lesson looks at Ezekiel’s two visions and allows students to ask what they believe about Jewish ideas of resurrection.

[Item #61114]. This lesson compares Solomon’s biography to his wisdom literature.

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JULIE PELC AND MOLLY KARP GRADES 6–ADULT. 1–2 SESSIONS EACH. FULL-COLOR INSTANT LESSONS.

Is your school’s Bible curriculum focused on Torah, or on Torah with a few prophets mixed in? Have your students experienced K’tuvim (Writings), the third section of the TaNaKh? With Write Stuff instant lessons you can bring some serious text study of the books of K’tuvim to the classroom. These lessons combine historical and/or literary overviews with segments of the biblical text shaped for classroom study, accompanied by midrashic texts where appropriate. They allow you to teach about a specific part of K’tuvim or about a set of texts. Just pick the lessons that fit your curriculum. The Write Stuff series currently has five lessons. Each lesson comes with twelve copies of the student material and a teacher’s guide.

K’tuvim Grades 6–Adult

The Write Stuff

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Write Stuff: Ecclesiastes

Write Stuff: Esther

[Item #66051]. The Book of

[Item #66052]. This set of materials

Ecclesiastes is a very detailed and specific guidebook about the nature of human life. This lesson provides an opportunity to see Kohelet as a guide to living their lives.

offers you at least three different ways of studying the book of Esther. You can (1) read all or part of the story and ask your own questions about it, (2) use the guide questions to focus on a few major issues in the book, or (3) look at the midrashim that follow each chapter.

Write Stuff: Job

Write Stuff: Ruth

[Item #66054]. The Book of Job is

[Item #66050]. Ruth is a short book

the story of a good man. At the beginning Job believes that good things happen to good people and bad things happen to bad people. When bad things begin to happen, Job struggles to understand how it could be that his righteous behavior was not rewarded. Use this lesson to use the book of Job to struggle with this question.

that forms a central part of Shavuot. In this lesson students discover the historical background of the book of Ruth, read a shortened text of the book, anchor many of the customs demonstrated in the book as expressions of such biblical obligations as tithing and redeeming a relative, and explore the role of converts in the Jewish community.

Write Stuff: Song of Songs [Item #66053]. Much of Song of Songs consists of lovers’ dialogue, words exchanged between two

or more people. The central theme of the dialogues is love. According to some scholars, the song should be read as an allegory—or metaphor—of the love relationship between God and the Jewish people. Use this lesson to use Song of Songs to talk about relationships with God.

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What Is? Grades 6–8

What Is? INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 6-8. 1–2 CLASS SESSIONS. STURCTURE OF THE BIBLE, MIDRASH, RABBINICS, HISTORY, BIBLE, RASHI, MEDIEVAL JEWRY, JEWISH LAW, ETHICS, TALMUD, CODES, RABBINICS,SIDDUR, HALAKHAH, KABBALAH, PIRKEI AVOT, TALLIT, LIFE CYCLE, PRAYER,

SYNAGOGUE.

The What Is? series is made up of new and renewed lessons for the classroom. Use individual lessons to introduce a text to your students, or combine them for a course on Jewish literacy.

Chapter-Verse Chapter-Verse provides both explanation and practice for looking up biblical citations. Spend one hour teaching a skill that will last a lifetime. [ITEM #16525] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

Tallit

What is Mishnah?

This lesson explains the hows and whys of the tallit, including how a tallit is made and worn. It includes cord and instructions to practice tying tzitzit.

This lesson provides a hands-on introduction to the Mishnah. [ITEM #66007] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

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What is Haftarah?

What is Pirkei Avot?

What is? Haftarah discusses the haftarah’s possible origins, the haftarah, ceremony and the connection between Torah portions and haftarot.

What is? Pirkei Avot introduces these rabbinic wisdom quotations. Students study the history of the Mishnah and the nature of Pirkei Avot. [ITEM #66029] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

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What is Halakhah?

WHAT IS A RASHI?

What is? Halakhah reviews the layers of Jewish law based on the question “Does Jewish law forbid smoking?”

This lesson was designed to help students understand Rashi’s commentary. [ITEM #66008] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

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What is Kabbalah?

WHAT IS SIDDUR?

What is? Kabbalah offers a quick overview into Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism.

What is? Siddur introduces a few basic ideas about the history and order of the sidur, and changes that have been made in four siddurim.

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What is Midrash?

What is Talmud?

MIDRASH, RABBINICS, HISTORY, BIBLE.

What is Talmud? uses an ecological dilemma to introduce the complexities of Talmud.

Starting with a hands-on Torah study, students gain a detailed insight into the workings of exegesis.

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Torah

The Torah: Portion-by-Portion SEYMOUR ROSSEL GRADE 6–ADULT. TEXTBOOK. BIBLE, ARCHAEOLOGY, BIBLICAL CRITICISM, BIBLE COMMENTARY.

Grades 6–Adult

The author who brought the text of the Bible alive for a generation of primary grade readers now brings the Torah text and modern commentary to the classroom for students pre- and post-bar mitzvah. Each chapter covers one weekly portion, featuring: • Torah text in gender-sensitive translations • “Quotes to Remember” in Hebrew and English • Interactive discussion questions accompanying each portion • Graphs, charts, maps, and photographs of the realia of archaeological and biblical criticism • A synopsis of the Haftarah for each portion and the traditional reason it was chosen to accompany the portion • Wide-ranging comments from Talmud, Midrash, Rashi, and other traditional commentators set side-byside with comments from modern Bible scholars from Cassuto and Leibowitz to Peli and Sarna, set sideby-side with evidence from archaeology, linguistics, Egyptology, and a dozen other sciences that have been applied to the study of Torah over the last two centuries. • Incorporation of the best educational techniques from design, values education, and modern modeling. THE TORAH: PORTION-BY-PORTION [ITEM #61225] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95

The Jewish Law Review Vol II

The Mishnah on Damages

The Mishnah’s Laws of Lost and Found

RABBI MORLEY FEINSTEIN

RABBI HILLEL GAMORAN

GRADES 6–ADULT. 10–12 SESSIONS. MISHNAH, JEWISH LAW.

GRADES 6–ADULT. 10–12 SESSIONS. MISHNAH, JEWISH LAW.

The Jewish Law Review Vol. I makes rabbinic ethics concrete. It allows students to engage the Mishnah on their own level. Ten units involve students in settling legal disputes and testing their own sense of justice against the principles found in the Mishnah.

Jewish Law Review Vol. II, written by Rabbi Hillel Gamaron, works systematically through the first two chapters of Bava Metzia. As with Jewish Law Review Vol. I, this volume uses contemporary situations and problems to open up the rabbinic discussions in the Mishnah.

In Jewish Law Review Vol. I students are presented with cases from the Mishnah on damages. Students work out their own verdicts, study a selection from the Mishnah, and apply ethical principles to new and more complex cases.

Mishnah Grades 6–Adult

The Jewish Law Review Vol. I

This volume allows the learner to see the way individual mishnaot interact. JEWISH LAW REVIEW VOL. II [ITEM #34103] . . . . . . . . . $6.95 JEWISH LAW REVIEW VOL. II: GUIDE [ITEM #34104] . . . $6.95

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SYNAGOGUE 54

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GRADES 1–2. EIGHT FOUR-PAGE LESSONS. SYNAGOGUE.

The eight BJL Synagogue folders introduce the people, places, objects, and events that turn a synagogue into more than just a building. BJL: Synagogue is made up of eight four-page folders, each presenting an aspect of synagogue. BJL Synagogue teaches about what goes on in the synagogue, the people who work in the synagogue, the parts of the sanctuary, the kinds of celebrations held in the synagogue. It includes the way to treat a sefer Torah, the role of the synagogue in learning, the meaning of prayer, and the chance to have a good conversation about God. BJL SYNAGOGUE [ITEM #15409] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95 BJL SYNAGOGUE TEACHER’S GUDE [ITEM #15410] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11.95

Two Shabbat Siddurim For Young People

Synagogue Grades Pre’K–2

BJL: Synagogue

RACHEL ANISFELD &TIMOTHY LYTTON; SUSANNA LEVIN, ILLUSTRATOR

A Shabbat Evening Siddur for Young People A Shabbat Morning Siddur for Young People Two siddurim designed to be used for Tot Shabbat or family services. These new full-color board books include material for small children as well as adults. These are excellent resources. There is little reason to put a siddur in the hands of a toddler. But there are a lot of great reasons to put one in the hands of the parent who accompanies him or her. These siddurim are board books, perfect for parents to hand to a toddler and to point the way through the siddur. Wonderful illustrations add to the appeal. There are two of these siddurim, one for a Friday evening Tot Shabbat; the other for a Saturday morning Tot Shabbat. Each has a short, creative, and traditional text that allows for a playful yet dignified worship experience. These siddurim are not only inviting, they expand the realm of the possible. * A SHABBAT EVENING SIDDUR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE [ITEM #57619] . . . . . . $7.95 24+ COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00 * A SHABBAT MORNING SIDDUR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE [ITEM #57620]. . . . . . $7.95 24+ COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00

We Were Slaves An Interactive Haggadah Here is a short, accurate, clear, and easy to use Haggadah. This is both the perfect teaching Haggadah and the ideal volume for home use. The text is traditional but shortened, the graphics highlight the structure and steps in the Haggadah, and the seder it offers is both brief yet complete. WE WERE SLAVES: AN INTERACTIVE HAGGADAH [ITEM #57197] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95 12 + (PER COPY). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.95

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Grades 5–7 Tallit

What is Tallit Instant Lesson GRADES 5–7. ONE TO TWO CLASS SESSIONS. TALLIT, LIFE CYCLE, PRAYER, SYNAGOGUE

This lesson explains the hows and whys of the tallit, including how a tallit is made and worn. The Tallit Lesson includes cord and instructions to practice tying tzitzit in the corner of the lesson.

Ritual Resources/Projects

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Tallit Kits Our tallit kits are now available in both a bamboo-cotton fabric (50–50)—in white or cream— and in a natural silk. Both fabrics make the perfect canvas for fabric markers. Tallitot come in two sizes—70� x 20� or 70� x 52�. Bamboo/cotton tallitot are available with or without the attached atarah. Silk tallitot come with the atarah attached. Tallit cases can be added in both fabrics. One set of wool tzitzit are included with each tallit, as well as a practice swatch of fabric.

Bamboo-Cotton Tallit 20�X70�—WHITE [#61300] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20�X70� WITH ATARAH—WHITE [#61301]. . . . . . 20�X70�—CREAM [#61304] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20�X70� WITH ATARAH—CREAM [#61305] . . . . . 52�X70� (ATARAH ATTACHED)—WHITE [#61310] . 55�X70� (ATARAH ATTACHED)—CREAM [#61311] . TALLIT CASE—WHITE [#61302] . . . . . . . . . . . . TALLIT CASE—CREAM [#61306] . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Silk Tallit 20�X70� (ATARAH ATTACHED) [#61372] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$42.00 52�X70� (ATARAH ATTACHED) [#61373] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $69.00 SILK TALLIT CASE [#61374] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17.50

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The tzitzit practice card includes instructions for tying tzitziyot, and a place to tie one’s own. Also available are copy packs filled with design elements and the brakhot, and Saral Wax Free Transfer that can be used to transfer the brakhot onto tallitot with attached atarot.

TALLIT KIT EXTRAS WOOL TZITZIT [#61381] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.95 TZITZIT PRACTICE CARDS SET OF 4 [#61308] (NOT PART OF THE TALLIT KIT)

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TALLIT EXTRAS

$4.95

TALLIT COPY PACK (PATTERNS & BLESSINGS FOR TRACING) [#61309] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 SARAL WAX FREE TRANSFER YELLOW [#80811] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95 SARAL WAX FREE TRANSFER BLUE [#80812] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

Table Runners, Hallah Covers and Wimpels Make table runners, hallah covers or wimpels in a bamboocotton fabric (50–50). This fabric works well with fabric markers with minimum bleed. Or you can use fabric paints, sequins or other embellishments. Table runners measure 12� x 85�, hallah covers are 17½� x 19� and wimpels are 51½ x 12�. TABLE RUNNER—WHITE—12�X85� [#61303] . . TABLE RUNNER—CREAM— 12�X85� [#61312] . HALLAH COVER—WHITE—17½�X19� [#61307] WIMPEL—WHITE—51½�X13ž [#61370]. . . . .

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KIPPAH These standard-sized kippot are made of white bamboo-cotton fabricc (50–50). This fabric works well with fabric markers with minimum s. bleed. Or you can use fabric paints, sequins or other embellishments. tter Students can personalize their own kippot with fabric markers or glitter glue. KIPPAH (WHITE) MADE IN THE USA [#61369] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.95 KIPPAH WHITE POLYESTER (PER DOZEN) [80810]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.50

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Custom siddur covers are now available and sized for Mishkan T’filah (Reform), Siddur Sim Shalom (Conservative) and Kol Haneshamah (Reconstructionist). Siddur covers are made from a cotton–polyester blend. Siddur covers are available in khaki, sunshine, light blue, rust and blue.

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SIDDUR SIM SHALOM SHABBAT AND WEEKDAY (CONSERVATIVE) BLUE [#16021] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUNSHINE [#16028] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KHAKI [#16025] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RUST [#16027] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LIGHT BLUE [#16026] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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SIDDUR KOL HANESHAMAH (RECONSTRUCTIONIST) BLUE [#16022] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUNSHINE [#16031] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KHAKI [#16032] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RUST [#16033] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LIGHT BLUE [#16030] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Synagogue Tallitot and Kippot Here are tallitot and kippot that are ready for synagogue use. • The tallit is the ultimate basic synagogue prayer shawl. Blue/Silver stripe patterns. 24” x 75”. Created in Be’er Sheva. • Kippot are white polyester and come in a package of twelve. SYNAGOGUE TALLIT [#61371] . . . . . . . . . .$19.95 SYNAGOGUE KIPPOT (PER DOZEN) [#8010] . . $6.50

MAHIR JUDAICA arts & crafts

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LIFE CYCLE 59

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Grades 4–7 Life Cycle

The Circle of Jewish Life BY JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 4–7. SEVEN CHAPTER BOOK. JEWISH LIFECYCLE

ON ONE FOOT • Empower students to meaningfully participate in the broad range of Jewish life cycle events. • Every chapter includes traditional texts, full scripts of life cycle ceremonies, art projects, and stories. • Focus on diversity of Jewish life, with elements that address adoption, divorce, gay marriage, and mourning. • Chapters on lifelong Jewish learning, aging, and conversion push learning about the Jewish life cycle beyond brit milah, b’nai mitzvah, and weddings. Lifecycle is important because it is a place where our students will encounter Judaism in real life. They will all celebrate weddings, become bar or bat mitzvah, and will face funerals. It is in those moments that the Jewish tradition can be a rich resource and make a difference. In order for that to happen they need two things: (1) They need to know the dance steps. That includes knowing the names, prayers, rituals, and vocabulary associated with a particular lifecycle event. But also (2) they need to have a sense of its meaning, of the values it actualizes, of the way it connects the Eternal to real life experience. The Circle of Jewish Life is the only life cycle resource that enables both of these. This is a life cycle book for the new millennium; one that describes Jewish life in the ways that our students actually experience. It contains both texts and activities. It enters areas where you need to go, ones that you’ve never had a resource for before: conversion, adoption, divorce, the meaning of growing old and more. The book is rich in Jewish texts, stories, and opportunities to not only learn the vocabulary of the Jewish life cycle but to enter into its concepts as well. THE CIRCLE OF JEWISH LIFE [ITEM #17020]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #17021] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19.95

Grades 3–4

Life Cycle

TO PREVIEW THE CIRCLE OF JEWISH LIFE , GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/CIRCLE

BJL: Life Cycle BY CARRIE HEARSHEN GRADES 3–4. EIGHT LESSONS. JEWISH LIFECYCLE.

Eight BJL Lifecycle folders make studying lifecycle moments and practices easier for students to embrace. The eight folders provide students an opportunity to look at the steps in a Jewish life. They can be used in any order with any starting point. Each unit introduces key vocabulary, basic concepts, and provides a story about each Jewish life cycle event. These folders unfold eight major lifecycle events. Through stories and hands-on activities, simple explanations and family involvement, students study the moments in life that connect us to Jewish life and God. Families are actively invited to become part of the process. The BJL Lifecycle folders look at the meaning of Life Cycle, Birth Rituals, Torah Rituals, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Family, Marriage, Old Age and Death. BJL LIFECYCLE [ITEM #15411] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95 BJL LIFECYCLE TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15412] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

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Changes Recognized, Changes Achieved

Maseket Bar/ Bat Mitzvah JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

INSTANT LESSON. The Talmud

RABBI EMILY FEIGENSON

is missing a section on bar/ bat mitzvah. This lesson invites parents and students to create their own “coming of mitzvah” tractate.

INSTANT LESSON. This lesson

expresses what is unique about achieving Jewish womanhood. [ITEM #17002] . . . . . . $10.95

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Coming of Mitzvah

The True Story of Bar Mitzvah

RABBI EMILY FEIGENSON & JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Grades 5–7

BAR/BAT MITZVAH

INSTANT LESSON. This lesson

INSTANT LESSON. This lesson

introduces the history and the midrashic foundation of bar mitzvah. Students consider the tradition’s idea of responsible manhood.

introduces the concept of bar/bat mitzvah as a rite of passage and the meaning of maturity. [ITEM #17250] . . . . . $10.95

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Game NACHAMA SKOLNIK MOSKOWITZ

GAME. The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Game is a values clarification game. Its goal is to helps

families confront the important issues of bar/bat mitzvah in order to make better choices. [ITEM #15001] . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

Putting God on the Guest List

For Kids—Putting God on the Guest List

RABBI JEFFREY K. SALKIN PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

We thought about creating a good parents’ guide to bar/bat mitzvah but realized that one already exists. This book, now in a revised edition from Jewish Lights Publishing, does the job exquisitely.

RABBI JEFFREY K. SALKIN PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

An informative, lighthearted, inspiring, and instructive guide for kids as they prepare to become bar or bat mitzvah. A junior version of the popular Putting God on the Guest List.

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SOFTCOVER

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Interfaith

INTERFAITH LESSONS BY KERRY OLITZKY Interfaith Marriage Kerry Olitzky

Grades 9–12

Copyright © Digital Vision

The Issue: There are those who argue that interfaith marriage will destroy the Jewish people by diminishing its numbers. Others argue that outreach to the intermarried will actually stem the natural demographic decline in the American Jewish community. Our Challenge: How do we advocate for Jewish marriage while simultaneously supporting the intermarried?

An Attitude Check—This is what I think (yes or no) 1. ___ Jews should marry Jews, but if they don’t, they should still be welcomed within the Jewish community, and so should their partners.

6. ___ The children of interfaith marriages are rarely able to develop an “unambiguous” Jewish identity.

2. ___ Intermarriage can be good for Jewish survival.

7. ___ In the case of an intermarriage, synagogue membership should be restricted to the Jewish partner.

3. ___ The non-Jewish parent of a bar/bat mitzvah child should be treated with respect but should not be able do everything (such as being called to the Torah) that a Jewish parent would usually do.

8. ___ Intermarriage is a new problem; previously in history, Jews almost always married Jews. 9. ___ Jews do not intermarry because they are rejecting Judaism; they intermarry because they fall in love with others.

4. ___ Intermarried couples should raise their child in only one religious tradition. 5. ___ Intermarried Jews should not be permitted to work for Jewish organizations in such roles as rabbi, cantor, teacher, youth advisor, or the like.

10. __ The Jewish community should not worry about preventing intermarriage; it should worry about making Jewish life compelling and inviting. 1

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Interfaith Marriage

INSTANT LESSON. GRADE 9–12. INTERFAITH

INSTANT LESSON. GRADE 9–12. INTERFAITH

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MARRIAGE

A lesson to help students think about the issues and possibilities of future life if they are involved in interdating.

This lesson allows students to develop and evaluate their own thoughts and perceptions about interfaith marriage. While not espousing any one standpoint, this lesson stresses the importance of outreach.

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Living as a Child in an Interfaith Marriage INSTANT LESSON. GRADE 9–12. LIVING IN AN INTERFAITH FAMILY

Students think about the issues and possibilities of future life if they are involved in an intermarriage. [ITEM #41106] . . . . . . . . $11.95

Grades 8–12

Life Cycle

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INSTANT LESSONS Kaddish for My Dog Sam INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 10–12. KADDISH, THE NATURE OF THE SOUL, TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, HALAKHIC CHANGE.

This lesson teaches the rabbinic and folk history of the Kaddish and whether it can be said for a pet. [ITEM #37104] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95

Mikvah and the Jewish Laws of Sex and Marriage FRAN HIRSCHMAN INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 8–12. MIKVAH, KEDUSHAH, TAHARAT MISHPAHAH

The lesson focuses on the mikvah in Jewish life. [ITEM #44307] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

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VALUES 63

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Values Grades 2–3

Jewish Values from Alef to Tav

Jewish Values from Alef to Tav: The Book Jewish Values from Alef to Tav The Book contains twenty-four introductions and stories on Jewish values. Through biblical, rabbinic, Hasidic and folk stories, students learn the important values that influence their religious and secular lives. Each story is accompanied by full-color illustrations and discussion questions. Use this volume for class or home. JEWISH VALUES FROM ALEF TO TAV: THE BOOK [ITEM #34108]$14.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Values

Jewish Values from Alef to Tav: Lessons GRADES 2–3. 24 EIGHT-PAGE LESSONS. JEWISH VALUES.

Grades 2–3

Jewish Values from Alef to Tav is the backbone of the second grade Bet Curriculum. Based on the “letter of the week” model, each of these twenty-four full-color booklets begins with the definition of a Jewish value. Through biblical, rabbinic, Hasidic and folk stories, students learn the important values that influence their religious and secular lives. Each story is accompanied by full-color illustrations, discussion questions, and an ageappropriate exercise that reinforces the value of the week. These booklets are ideal for classroom study and are perfect to send home for parents to read and discuss with their children. JEWISH VALUES FROM ALEF TO TAV BY STORY (TEACHER’S GUIDE IS NOT INCLUDED) CONTAINS 12 COPIES PER SUBJECT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 * JEWISH VALUES FROM ALEF TO TAV STUDENT PACK—ONE SET OF LESSONS PER STUDENT [ITEM #15225] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$18.95 TEACHERS’ GUIDE [ITEM #15226] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95

Bet: Jewish Values from Alef to Tav Lessons [Item #15201] [Item #15202] [Item #15203] [Item #15204] [Item #15205] [Item #15206] [Item #15207] [Item #15208]

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Derekh Eretz

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Havdalah

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Viku’ah

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Z’mirot

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Heshbon ha-Nefesh

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 Teva  Yisrael  Kavod  Lashon ha-Ra  Mitzvot  Neshamah  Siddur  Aseret ha-Dibrot

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 Piku’ah Nefesh  Tzedakah  Kedushah  Rodef Shalom  Shabbat  Simhah  Talmud Torah  Tikkun Olam

TO PREVIEW SAMPLES OF THE BET: JEWISH VALUES FROM ALEF TO TAV, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/ITEM_[ITEM #].ASPX

The Bet Curriculum is a fully integrated curriculum

JET Values TAMAR AND BRUCE RAFF GRADES 2–3. CARD DECK. VALUES.

JET Values offers families a chance to learn and do values activities. The values match those from Jewish Values from Alef to Tav. A perfect companion.

Bet: Jewish Values Marilyn Price & The Bible from Alef from Alef to Tav Friends Presents the to Tav (Page 45) Alphabet from Alef to Tav (Page 67

JET VALUES [ITEM #34007] . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

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Values

BJL: Mitzvot GRADES 3–4. EIGHT 4-PAGE LESSONS. JEWISH VALUES, ETHICS.

Grades 3–4

The eight BJL Mitzvot folders make the doing of mitzvot into concepts and practices that students will embrace. Rooted in stories, BJL Mitzvot invites families to join their children in living core values of the Jewish tradition. Mitzvot are Jewish things to do (and Jewish things not to do). These folders turn eight ethical mitzvot into values that can be easily lived. Through stories and hands-on activities, simple explanations and family involvement, students not only learn about “the things God wants us to do,” but are encouraged to make them part of their lives. Families are actively invited to become part of the process. Lessons included are: Tzedakah, Feeding the Hungry, Keeping the Earth, Welcoming Guests, Derekh Eretz, Visiting the Sick, Guarding Your Tongue and Talmud Torah.

Grades 1–8

Values

BJL MITZVOT [ITEM #15405]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95 BJL MITZVOT TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15406]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

Whole-School Curriculum—Values: The Whole-School lessons make up a spiral curriculum, in which each lesson focuses on a different aspect of Jewish holiday, value, or key subject. Lessons contain twelve student folders and a teacher’s guide. WHOLE-SCHOOL LESSONS ARE $12.95 EACH.

WHOLE-SCHOOL TZEDAKAH

I GRADES 1–2 II GRADES 2–3 III GRADES 3–4 IV GRADES 4–5 V GRADES 5–6 VI GRADES 6–7 VII GRADES 7–8

WHOLE-SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT

What Can $5 Do? [Item #66171] Students learn how money can help make the world a better place.

In Our Image [Item #66201] Students try to understand what it means to be in the image of both God and the other animals.

Why Give Tzedakah? [Item #66172] Three classic Jewish stories offer reasons to give tzedakah.

Guarding the Planet [Item #66202] Students explore what it means to be a guardian, and how they can become environmental guardians.

Occasions for Giving [Item #66173] This lesson teaches about the times we give tzedakah.

Caring for Animals [Item #66203] Students read stories of how our ancestors interacted with animals and commit to actions to help animals on an ongoing basis.

How Much Should I Give? [Item #66174] This lesson teaches the idea of tithes and rules for giving tzedakah.

Birkhot ha-Nehanim [Item #66204] Students reflect upon and learn about Jewish blessings related to the natural world and our senses.

Rambam’s Rungs [Item #66175] This lesson introduces students to Maimonides’ eight rungs of giving.

Beyond Bal Tash'hit [Item #66205] Students learn about the challenges of waste; Explore the values of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rethink.

The Art of the Tzedakah Box [Item #66176] This lesson introduces the art of the tzedakah box.

Exploring Modern Jewish Food Ethics [Item #66206] Students reflect on food in Jewish ritual and analyze modern Jewish food ethics.

Tzedakah Heroes [Item #66177] Students examine the deeds of tzedakah heroes and study texts that inspire them.

Exploring a Jewish Response to Climate Change [Item #66207] Students consider their Jewish responsibility in the area of climate change.

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Values

Stories We Live By S A SSERIES OF FULL-COLOR VALUES LESSONS BASED ON JEWISH FOLK TALES AND STORIES.

Grades 4–6

GRADES 4–6. 1–2 LESSONS EACH. VALUES. GR

The Stories We Live By lessons use Jewish folktales and Rabbinic stories to teach Th im important Jewish values. Each lesson tells a story and offers probing questions an text study for students to consider. Twelve Stories We Live By lessons are and av available either by title or by student pack. The teacher’s guide for all twelve les lessons is sold separately. STORIES WE LIVE BY LESSONS LESSONS—EACH LESSON HAS 12 COPIES OF THE STUDENT MATERIAL . $12.95 STUDENT PACK—A STUDENT SET WITH ONE COPY OF ALL 12 LESSONS [ITEM #57149] . . . . $12.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #57148] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95 T

The Bride’s Hairpin Hairpi [Item #57160]. TZEDAKAH. A tale about a bride who stops to do tzedakah during her wedding and saves her life.

The Mitzvah of Not Saying

The Rich Man’s Son

[Item #57158]. REBUKE. The

A Jewish folk tale about a rich man who teaches his son the value of hard work.

rebbe comes to visit the banker but refuses to say anything except “I came to your house to do a mitzvah.”

[Item #57161]. WORK ETHIC.

The Feather Story

The New Tongue

The Two Friends

[Item #57150]. LASHON

[Item #57162]. LASHON

HA-RA , TSHUVAH.

A Jewish folk tale about gossip and the power of words to hurt and heal.

HA-RA.

[Item #57157]. FRIENDSHIP. The king learns a lesson about friendship from two friends.

Honest Scales

One Date Seed

[Item #57152]. HONESTY.

[Item #57159]. LOVE OF

Unworthy Human Beings

A Jewish folktale about a man who saves a city from drought with his honest scales.

ISRAEL.

A stranger feeds a young boy fruits he cannot get in Poland and instills a love of Israel.

[Item #57156]. SEEKING PEACE. Alexander the Great learns about peacemaking.

Kamtza and Bar Kamtza

The Rabbi and the Ugly Man

Why the Rabbi Rode on Yom Kippur

[Item #57154]. HATRED.

[Item #57153].

A Jewish tale about baseless hatred leads to a discussion about the impact and origin of hate.

EMBARRASSMENT.

[Item #57155]. SAVING A LIFE. A rabbi rides a streetcar on Yom Kippur in order to save someone’s life.

Rabbi Samuel teaches the king the way to turn curses into blessings.

A Jewish folktale about a rabbi who calls a man ugly leads to a discussion about embarrassment.

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Values

Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values

Grades 5–7

• Teach Jewish values through the lives of real heroes who live them.

ON ONE FOOT • Traditional Jewish heroes like Hannah Szenes and Albert Einstein join new heroes like Debbie Friedman, Natalie Portman, and Rabbi Harold Schulweis. • Challenge students to apply Jewish values in their own lives. • Teacher’s guide offers experiential activities that bring heroes and values to life. GRADES 5–6. SIXTEEN UNIT TEXTBOOK. JEWISH VALUES, JEWISH HEROES.

Empowering your students to live Jewish values is essential. For Jews it is about being a person worthy of emulation. It’s about knowing how to do the right thing, how to make a contribution to the world, how to be a mensch, and how to live up to being created in God’s image. We live in a world where kids need heroes. They need them because values are best learned from people who live them. They need them because there is a shortage of values in the world in which they live. Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values is a new approach to Jewish heroes. It starts with values and then lets Jewish role models tell their own stories of living those values. Read Albert Einstein’s own words on being a humble person, and listen to Rabbi Harold Schulweis’ sermon about why we have an obligation to fix the world. This is also a book about telling the stories of Jewish heroes whose stories are worth knowing but are seldom told. Your students can be inspired by the story of Regina Jonas, the world’s first woman rabbi, who struggled to teach about living a Jewish life during the holocaust. They’ll grapple with the importance of shmirat ha-guf (taking care of the body) along with Lenny Krayzelburg, a gold-medal swimmer, world-class swim teacher, and outspoken critic of steroid use. Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values is powerful because it starts with values. Each chapter of the book is organized around a Jewish value, and introduces students to heroes who live that value. Using traditional (and not-so-traditional) texts students begin to unpack the value and explore what our tradition teaches. Then, students are challenged to apply it to their own lives by examining the stories and words of important Jewish role models. Did you know that Natalie Portman isn’t just a Jewish actress, but also a tzedakah hero? How can Debbie Friedman and Craig Taubman help us to sing praise to God by finding our own voices? What’s Jewish about owning a football team? These questions are at the heart of Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values, and they can be at the heart of your students’ classroom, too. EIZEHU GIBOR [ITEM #41010] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #41011]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$21.95 TO PREVIEW EIZEHU GIBOR, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/EIZEHU

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Values

Mah La’Asot JANICE ALPER AND JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 5–8. 10–12 SESSIONS. JEWISH LAW, ETHICS.

Mah la’Asot is a book of ethical puzzles and Jewish responses. Students confront a series of moral dilemmas and encounter core Jewish values, such as tzar ba’alei hayyim and pikuah nefesh. In the process they address the legal principles surrounding questions of abortion, suicide, AIDS, euthanasia, use of animals in medical research, and more.

Revised.

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Grades K–4

VALUES MATERIALS

The Fixer—DVD

JET 3: Environment

GRADES: K–2 • DVD • TIME: TEN MINUTES • PIRKEI AVOT, ETHICS, RESPONSIBILITY

TAMAR AND BRUCE RAFF GRADES 3-4. JET 3. FAMILIES. ENVIRONMENT.

The JET 3 deck contains thirty-two activities on protecting the environment in a Jewish way for families to do together at home. JET creates readymade, easy-to-implement, year-long programs that involve parents as partners.

Grades 5–8

Your friend is drowning in the lake. Do you go save him? What if it might be dangerous for you? Mah La’Asot—What Should I Do? is a series of ethical puzzles. It is a perfect introduction to Jewish law for your students.

This DVD tells a classic Jewish folk tale of how a simple man, a “fixer,” challenges a wicked kingdom without the use of force and violence. [ITEM #23005] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

JET 3 [ITEM #34003] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

the game

Bible Play

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

RABBI DAN GROSSMAN INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 5–7. DISABILITY, STEREOTYPES, MIDRASH.

GAME. GRADES 5–8. G’MILUT HASADIM, B’TZELEM ELOHIM.

Bible Play is a midrashic play that tells the story of Isaac, Jacob, and Moses, each of whom had a significant disability.

In God’s Image is filled with examples of times when God has helped people. When learners roll the dice, they must either explain how people can help other people in the same way or name an organization that does the same act of g’milut hasadim.

Grades 5–8

In God’s Image

In God’s Image

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Values Grades 4–Adult

You Be the Judge

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER AND NAHUM AMSEL GRADES 4–ADULT & FAMILIES. 52 CASES PER BOOK. JEWISH LAW, ETHICAL DILEMMAS

You Be the Judge books pose real-life situations drawn from the headlines and give their Jewish answers. These legal cases are perfect as part of family or Shabbat programs, as triggers to fun class discussions, at the dinner table, or in the classroom. Here are three chances to share values, discuss ethics, and take a first look into the Talmud, the codes, and the wisdom of the Jewish legal process. Each You Be the Judge volume contains fifty-two cases drawn from the headlines and Jewish responses to each. YOU BE THE JUDGE 1 [ITEM #68002] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 YOU BE THE JUDGE 2 [ITEM #68003] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 YOU BE THE JUDGE 3 [ITEM #68004] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

Middot: A Stairway of Virtues RABBI RON ISAACS GRADES 8–12. 25 LESSONS. MIDDOT.

A middah is a Jewish value. This book is an old-school textbook without fancy graphics or busywork exercises. It has chapters with introductions, stories, texts, and questions to discuss. Three to five pages are presented per value, and twenty-five values are presented altogether. This is a perfect classroom resource, teacher resource, or curricular foundation. It has everything you need to teach Jewish values to middle school students, high school students, or adults. MIDDOT: A STAIRWAY OF VIRTUES [ITEM #44309] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

VALUES GAMES Agents of Peace

Words that Hit, Words that Hug

FAMILY VALUES GAME. BULLYING AND PEACE MAKING

AGENTS S OF PEACE *OEL,URIE'RISHAVER

This focus of this large-group game is the ethics of peace making.

Words That Hit Words That Hug

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This focus of this large-group game is the things we should and should not say.

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KERRY M. OLITZKY, IRA J. WISE, AND JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER INSTANT LESSON. GRADES 8–12. 1–2 SESSIONS PER LESSON. BODY ETHICS

Here is a series of lessons designed to address from a Jewish perspective the issues teens confront. Body Ethics lessons tackle issues of sex, modesty, piercings and tatoos, body image, eating, and suicide. Each Body Ethics lesson (and other lessons on this page) is sold separately and contains twelve copies of the student material and a teacher’s guide. Now available: Body Ethics Student Pack and Teacher’s Guide. Body Ethics Student Pack Now Available!

Hooking Up BODY ETHICS LESSONS (PER LESSON) . . . . . . $12.95

[ITEM #15654] This text-based lesson deals

BODY ETHICS STUDENT PACK [ITEM #15661] . $14.50

with oral sex and the Jewish view of sexuality. It uses the topic of oral sex as a gateway to a discussion of Jewish sexual ethics.

BODY ETHICS TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15662] $9.95

Abortion

Modesty

[ITEM #41103] This lesson looks at the issue

[ITEM #15650] Can dress be an ethical issue or a question of safety? This lesson asks how the values inform the choices that all Jews make about the way they appear in public.

of abortion in the United States and in Jewish law.

Acquaintance Rape

Body Image Grades 8–12

Body Ethics

Prevention is a Mitzvah: Safer Sex

[ITEM #15656] This lesson considers this issue and what Judaism has to teach about respectful relationships.

[ITEM #16400] This lesson on protecting human life through prevention leads to a discussion on safer sex.

C.P.R.

Randy’s Navel Piercing

[ITEM #15657] This lesson makes mastering

[ITEM #57004] This lesson discusses a range of issues including health and safety, body mutilation, and modesty.

C.P.R. and the Heimlich Maneuver into the fulfilling of a Jewish obligation. It both puts life-saving in a Jewish context and shares the information on the latest techniques.

Drugs and Alcohol

Suicide

[ITEM #15652] This lesson looks at the issues

[ITEM #15651] This lesson makes a strong

surrounding drug and alcohol abuse. Includes material for self-evaluation and ways to help friends who have a problem.

statement about the Jewish value of “choosing life” and offers students an opportunity to consider building a web of protection.

Eating Disorders

Torture

[ITEM #15655] This lesson, inspired by death

[ITEM #15660] This lesson is a collection of

from anorexia of Brazilian supermodel Ana Carolina Reston, deals with eating disorders and the issue of being too thin.

texts on torture. It contains all the sources needed to help students consider their own positionson torture.Here is a great way to discuss an issue that seems not to go away.

Genetic Testing

Vegetarianism

[ITEM #15658] Jews have their own genetic issues, especially in Ashkenazic families. This lesson explains the medicine, the ethics and the Jewihs textual foundation of preventing tragedy.

[ITEM #15653] This lesson allows students to explore the Jewish value of being a vegetarian. It also affords the student the opportunity to consider his or her current eating practices.

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Character

Content of Their Character

Grades 6–Adult

Each Content of Their Character lesson is sold separately and contains twelve copies of the student material. The teacher’s guide is sold separately.

GRADES 6–ADULT. 14 LESSONS. VALUES, VIRTUES, MIDDOT, BEING A MENSCH

Content of Their Character lessons offer students a definition and text study of values with practical applications. Each of these value lesson folders contains material for three to four forty-five-minute classroom sessions.

CONTENT OF THEIR CHARACTER STUDENT PACK—A STUDENT SET OF ALL FOURTEEN LESSONS [ITEM #17265] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 CONTENT OF THEIR CHARACTER LESSONS—EACH LESSON CONTAINS TWELVE COPIES OF THE STUDENT MATERIAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 CONTENT OF THEIR CHARACTER TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #17266] . . . . . $8.95

Anavah: Humility

Pikuah Nefesh

[ITEM #17260] This lesson

[ITEM #17264] Students study the principles of pikuah nefesh.

teaches the Jewish value of humility.

Derekh Eretz

Tokhehah: Rebuke [ITEM #17261] Students focus on Tokhehah and of helping others change behaviors.

Rodef Shalom: Pursuing Peace

T’shuvah

will study actions that are considered Derekh Eretz (proper actions).

[ITEM #17259] This unit

define t'shuvah and study texts on performing t’shuvah.

Erekh Apayim: Slow to Anger

Shmirat haLashon: Ethics of Language

[ITEM #17263] Students

[ITEM #17251] Students

focus on rabbinic anger management systems.

Hevruta: Friendship [ITEM #17258] This unit

teaches the Jewish value of true friendship.

teaches the value of seeking peace.

[ITEM #17256] Students

reflect on shmirat ha-lashon.

Tikkun Olam [ITEM #17262] Students learn the origin of the concept of Tikkun Olam.

[ITEM #17253] Students

Tzedakah [ITEM #17254] Students

study the deeper understanding of tzedakah issues.

V’Ahavta L’Re’ekha K’Mokha: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself [ITEM #17252] Students study texts on neighborliness.

Kabed et Avikha v’et Imekha: Honoring Parents

Tza’ar Ba’alei Hayyim: Being Kind to Animals

[ITEM #17255] Students

[ITEM #17257] Students

study the value of honoring parents.

study the Jewish value of the treatment of animals.

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Israel Grades 2–4

My Israel: People and Places

DAVID SINGER GRADES 2–4. 28 UNITS. ISRAEL.

ON ONE FOOT • A younger student’s introduction to Israel that goes beyond the basics. • Experience the story of Israel though the eyes of her people. • Activities and discussion questions make Israel exciting and easy to teach. • Teacher’s Guide is filled with out-of-the-box experiential programs. Ready for a new way to bring the people and places of Israel into your third-grade classroom? Introducing Yisrael Sheli, a revolutionary new Israel text from Torah Aura Productions. Yisrael Sheli lets you tell your students two different stories about Israel. The first is the story of the people who created the State of Israel. The second is the story of the places in the land of Israel. As we tour the land, we learn about the stories that created Israel. What’s it like to travel Israel with the people who built her? Ben Gurion leads the tour at Sde Boker, his kibbutz. Rachel (the Poetess) reads her poems on the shores of the Kinneret. Joshua leads us across the Jordan river, and Josephus tells the story of Masada. In the cobblestone streets of Tzfat, Isaac Luria gives a lesson on mysticism, while Ilan Ramon points our eyes to the stars from his balcony in Beersheva. This is the Israel trip you and your students have always dreamed of! And because a great book can only be the beginning of quality Israel education, the Yisrael Sheli Teacher’s Guide is a compendium of topnotch programs and ideas for experiential, out-of-the-box activities. This is a book that’s meant to be the foundation for exciting Israel learning. YISRAEL SHELI—MY ISRAEL: PEOPLE AND PLACES [ITEM #44375] . . . . $11.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #44376] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21.95 TO PREVIEW YISRAEL SHELI, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/YISRAELSHELI

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SHARON LERNER AND JOSH BARKIN GRADES 3–5. INSTANT LESSONS. ISRAEL.

Passport to Israel is a collection of eight lessons plus a passport. Each lesson takes students to a different region of Israel. Students explore places in each region, learn related Hebrew vocabulary, and earn a regional “stamp” for their passports. The series includes lesson on The Coast, The Galilee, Haifa, Judean Desert, Modern Jerusalem, Negev, Old City Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv. Passport to Israel is available in a Student Pack (one for each student) or as eight individual Passport to Israel lessons (twelve copies of the student material). A Passport Pack with twelve passports and stickers is available to chronicle your journey. PASSPORT TO ISRAEL STUDENT PACK (ONE SET OF ALL EIGHT LESSONS— DOES NOT INCLUDE PASSPORTS AND STICKERS) [ITEM #54210]. . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: THE COAST [ITEM #54201]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: GALILEE [ITEM #54202] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: HAIFA [ITEM #54203] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: JUDEAN DESERT [ITEM #54205] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: MODERN JERUSALEM [ITEM #54206] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: NEGEV [ITEM #54207]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: OLD CITY JERUSALEM [ITEM #54204] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: TEL AVIV [ITEM #54208] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PASSPORT TO ISRAEL TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #54211] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PASSPORT TO ISRAEL: PASSPORT PACK (12 PASSPORTS & STICKERS) [ITEM #54209]

THE JUDEAN DESERT

THE NEGEV

TEL AVIV

HAIFA

MODERN JERUSALEM

THE COAST

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM

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This sticker Instant Lesson introduces eight places in Israel—Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Kinneret, Eilat, Dead Sea, Negev, and Kibbutz. [ITEM #54252] . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95

JET 4: Israel GRADES 3-4. ISRAEL.

The JET 4 deck contains thirty-two activities on Israel in a Jewish way for families to do together at home. JET creates ready-made, easy-to-implement, year-long programs that involve parents as partners.

Israel Grades K–2

INSTANT LESSON

INSTANT LESSON. K–2. ISRAEL GEOGRAPHY.

Israel Grades 3–5

Passport to Israel

JET 4 [ITEM #54252] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.95

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Grades 4–6 Israel

Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter GRADES: 4–6. ONE YEAR’S COURSE OF STUDY. FULL-COLOR BOOK

ON ONE FOOT • The perfect centerpiece for engaging and experiential learning, featuring an activity-based teacher’s guide that makes Israel come alive. • Offers students the opportunity to encounter the real Israel face-to-face, going beyond basic geography to present an insider’s view of the country’s people, history, and culture. • Features gorgeous pictures, maps, and authentic texts to portray Israel in all its threedimensionality. Ready for a completely new way of teaching Israel artzeinu? Welcome to Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter. Not just a travel book, Artzeinu is an insider’s guide to the people, history, and culture of Israel. Designed for 5th and 6th grade, it’s a book that teaches more than geography, an encounter that goes into the heart and nature of Israeli life. This is not just a tour book, but an exploration of the essence of Israel. Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter is organized geographically, but it goes several steps further by using places in Israel to tell stories, meet Israelis, and grapple with the challenges of Medinat Yisrael. Each chapter presents Israel through historical, Biblical, cultural, and narrative lenses, offering students and teachers the chance to meaningfully engage with the Jewish homeland. And just to be clear: Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter isn’t just a textbook. It’s designed to be the centerpiece of real experiential learning. The teacher’s guide is really a collection of programs and activities, so that teachers can easily bring Israel off the page and into their students’ lives. ARTZEINU: AN ISRAEL ENCOUNTER [ITEM #12410] . $12.95 4 FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95 ARTZEINU TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #12411]. . . . . $21.95 TO PREVIEW ARTZEINU, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/ARTZEINU

I love how Artzeinu makes the people of Israel real and relevant. Tamar M. Weinsweig, Congregation Tikvat Israel, Rockville, MD 76

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Whole-School Curriculum— Israel

DAVID BENKOFF GRADES 5–7. INSTANT LESSONS. ISRAEL, PALESTINIANS

The Hebrew word matzav means both “situation” and “attitude.” It is a Hebrew word that talks about “what’s going on.” Here is a series of lessons that deal with the present matzav. They look at the relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Israel with enough history and background to provide a context. Here is a great way to teach what’s going on in Israel. MATZAV: THE MATZAV [ITEM #44210] . . . . . . MATZAV: DISENGAGEMENT [ITEM #44211]. . . MATZAV: THE PALESTINIANS [ITEM #44212] . . MATZAV: THE PEACE AGENDA [ITEM #44213] . MATZAV: THE ELECTION [ITEM #44214] . . . .

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The Matzav

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The Whole-School lessons—Israel make up a spiral curriculum, in which each lesson focuses on a different aspect of Israel. Lessons contain twelve student folders and a teacher’s guide.

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I GRADES 1–2

Symbols of the State of Israel [Item #66181] Students learn about the symbols of Israel found in the flag and the menorah.

The Matzav [Item #44210] The

lesson introduces the basic situation in Israel and how it effects the moment in Israel. It sets a context for the present relationship between Israelis and Palestinians.

Israeli Food

II GRADES 2–3

Disengagement

III

[Item #44211] This

lesson describes Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza as an important step toward peace without a viable partner and poses challenges for the future.

GRADES 3–4 IV

The Palestinians

GRADES 4–5

[Item #44212] Who

are the Palestinian people? What do they want? And how do we make our peace with them? This lesson explores these issues.

[Item #66182] Students learn about

and make delicious Israeli food.

The Story of Israel [Item #66183] Go back in time and meet Israel’s founding fathers and mothers.

Biblical Israel [Item #66184] Students visit ancient Israel to find places described in the Bible.

Ha-Tikvah

V GRADES 5–6

The Peace Agenda [Item #44213] What

will it take to make peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis? What are the issues? What are the plans?

VI GRADES 6–7

The Elections [Item #44214] This

lesson helps students understand the Israeli electoral process and the results of the important 2006 election.

VII GRADES 7–8

[Item #66185] Students study the history of and translate part of Israel’s national anthem.

Aliyah & The Law of Return [Item #66186] Students learn about immigrants who have made aliyah to Israel.

Jerusalem, the Holy City [Item #66187] Students examine Jerusalem’s various names to understand its holiness.

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God Grades 3–4

I Have Some Questions About God RABBIS BRADLEY SHAVIT ARTSON, ED FEINSTEIN, ELYSE FRISHMAN, JOSHUA HAMMERMAN, JEFFREY K. SALKIN, AND SYBIL SHERIDAN. EDITED BY JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER GRADES 3–4. TWELVE TO TWENTY-FOUR LESSONS. GOD.

ON ONE FOOT • Inquiry-based approach to teaching about God to young children. • Stories from six incredible rabbis inform students’ exploration of theological issues. • Award-winning illustration and design makes the subject matter approachable and teachable. Children want to talk about God. They have lots of questions. Parents and teachers are often afraid to talk about God because they have their own questions. This book was written to let teachers and parents feel comfortable having the conversations that their children are seeking. Six wonderful rabbis were invited to write answers, many in the form of stories, to these questions. Exercises were added to expand the process and encourage children to reflect and share, looking at their experiences of God in the world. The end result, with beautiful illustrations by Michelle Noiset, is a collection of wonderful stories and hands-on experiences. I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT GOD [ITEM #35025] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #35026] . . . . . . $19.95

“The questions the book provokes are truly outstanding.” Rachel Zukrow, third grade teacher, Adat Shalom, Bethesda, MD

TO PREVIEW I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT GOD, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/QUESTIONS

BJL: God GRADES 3–4. EIGHT FOUR-PAGE LESSONS. GOD.

The eight BJL God folders translates God into concepts and practices students can embrace. Rooted in stories, BJL God invites families to join their children in living core values of the Jewish tradition. BJL God makes God easy to talk about. Rooted in biblical stories, folk tales, and Jewish practices, The God@ Home activities invite parents to become partners in the process. Lessons included are: God Creates Everything, God is One, God’s Image, Thanking God, Prayer, God Helps with Healing, God Helps Us to Be Good and God Lets Us Start Over. BJL GOD [ITEM #15407] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95 BJL GOD TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #15408] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

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Comparative Religion Grades 8–12

Apples and Oranges: Judaism and the World’s Religions RABBI DAVID S. LIEB GRADES 8–12 • 8–24 SESSIONS • FULLCOLOR TEXTBOOK

ON ONE FOOT • Comparative religion through a Jewish lens. • Chapters on major world religions, including a special section on responding to Christian missionaries. • Available as a full-color book or as individual chapter lessons. Studying comparative religion is a great way to learn about Judaism. It also makes for better citizenship. Rabbi Lieb’s book clearly explains each of the world’s major religions and shows where Judaism is similar to and different from them. Included are an overview of “what is a religion”, and things to remember about Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. There is also a chapter on how to respond to Christian missionaries. This lush full-color book is filled with powerful photographs that contain their own lessons. Chapters begin and end in textbased activities that give students insight into each religion and provide the teacher with exciting classroom opportunities. Rabbi Lieb’s delightful narrative makes for easy reading. The activities invite active discussions. Apples and Oranges grows insight into both Judaism and other religions. APPLES AND ORANGES [ITEM #12310] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 APPLES AND ORANGES TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #12311] . . . . . . . .$11.95

TO PREVIEW APPLES AND ORANGES, GO TO WWW.TORAHAURA.COM/APPLES

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To allow schools to introduce this material selectively, we have adapted the text from Apples & Oranges (the textbook) and created these nine lessons. APPLES TO ORANGES LESSONS ARE SOLD INDIVIDUALLY EACH LESSON CONTAINS TWELVE COPIES OF THE STUDENT MATERIAL. THE TEACHER’S GUIDE IS SOLD SEPARATELY.

How to Compare Religions

Islam

This lesson defines what characterizes religions and offers a way to compare them. Its focus is on seven elements: God and faith, authority and leadership, revelation, celebration, salvation, the meaning of life, and core values.

Islam is a hot -button issue today. Islam is not just another religion but a political reality. In order to function in the modern world one needs to understand Islam, and this lesson is a great overview. [ITEM #12320] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Some Important and Unique Things to Remember about Judaism

A Comparison of Judaism and Islam This lesson allows students to see that despite the sense that Muslims come from a completely different reality, there is indeed a lot that Islam shares with Judaism.

Before we can compare religions we need to clarify our understanding of Judaism. In this lesson we look at how Judaism lines up with our seven elements for examining religions.

Comparative Religion Grades 8–12

Apples and Oranges Instant Lessons

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A Really, Really Brief History of Christianity

Hinduism This lesson looks at Eastern religions, with a whole different set of realities. First we look at Hinduism, and then we compare it to Judaism.

This lesson presents the gospels and explains how Christians understand them. [ITEM #12317] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Comparing Judaism and Christianity

Buddhism Thus unit examines Buddhism. It examines the question of whether or not Judaism and Buddhism can fit together.

In this lesson we learn about how Judaism is different from Christianity and how (and where) they overlap.

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“Have You Accepted Our Lord Jesus?” Responding When Christian Missionaries Come to Call

In this lesson students learn the history of Judaism’s interaction with proselytizers and recieve coaching as to how to respond when confronted by missionaries. [ITEM #12319] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Kabbalah Grades 8–12

Kabbalah MASHA SAVITZ GRADES 8–12. INSTANT LESSONS. KABBALAH.

Madonna made it famous but that doesn’t mean you can’t teach about Kabbalah in a deep and meaningful way. In his new set of lessons Masha Savitz guides students through the basic conceptual frameworks behind Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition. These lessons are original, interesting, and a great resource for teaching a tough topic. EACH KABBALAH LESSON IS SOLD SEPARATELY AND CONTAINS TWELVE COPIES OF THE STUDENT MATERIAL AND A TEACHER’S GUIDE.

#1: The Path of Kabbalah

#5: Unification

This lessons uses the metaphor of the movie The Matrix to introduce the idea of Kabbalah.

Kabbalists had a deep desire to know and to be close to God. The Hebrew word for this is D’veikut (it has the same root as the word for glue). This lesson unpacks a Kabbalistic relationship with God.

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#2: Mapping the World I

#6: Meeting the Kabbalists

Kabbalah uses a diagram that contains the S’firot (it is sometimes referred to as the “Tree of Life”) as its map or structure of the world. This lesson explains the “Tree of Life.”

Who were the people that committed their lives to piety and the pursuit of esoteric knowledge? This lesson will venture down the time line of Kabbalah and meet the major players.

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#3: Mapping the World II

#7: Be an Original

Kabbalah depicts our universe as four distinct worlds. The worlds, however, are not necessarily four separate locations but can be thought of as four layers or levels of existence. This lesson explores these four levels.

A major aspect of Kabbalah is to return to one’s original self. How do we know what is our original self or true essence? This lesson looks at Kabbalistic tools for finding one’s self. [ITEM #28220] . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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#4: Cracking the Code The best selling book and movie The Da Vinci Code is based on the premise that radical ideas or truths regarding religious history are encoded in the famous paintings by artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci. Kabbalah also has systems of coded information. Understanding this coding is the goal of this lesson. [ITEM #28221] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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EDITED BY JOSH BARKIN GRADES 8–12. 12–15 LESSONS. GOD.

It’s a topic that’s so scary it’s hard to write on your curriculum. It has teachers shaking in their boots. Teaching about God. To teenagers. And though it might be scary for us to teach, it’s an important part of any young adult’s Jewish education. This book will help your students, and it will calm your teachers.

God Grades 8–12

God: Jewish Choices for Struggling with the Ultimate

Judaism’s approach to the Divine is not a black and white matter. Finding belief is not about answering simple yes-or-no questions. God is about asking tough questions, finding that there’s usually more than one “Jewish” answer, and trying to make a choice that fits. That’s why we asked forty rabbinical students, new voices in Jewish thought, and young Jewish educators to answer some big questions about God. They identify as Conservative, Reform, Renewal, Modern Orthodox, Reconstructionist, and non-denominational. They’re traditionalists and iconoclasts, activists and authors. This book is a compendium of their answers. Carefully edited and organized to be a text for the Jewish classroom, God: Jewish Choices for Struggling with the Ultimate is a resource for helping every student clarify and expand his or her own beliefs. And it’s a resource for seventh to twelfth-grade teachers to use to talk safely with their students about a tough topic. GOD: JEWISH CHOICES FOR STRUGGLING WITH THE ULTIMATE [ITEM #17270] . . . .$8.95

GOD INSTANT LESSONS LESSONS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY AND CONTAIN TWELVE COPIES OF THE STUDENT MATERIAL AND A TEACHER’S GUIDE.

After Life, What?

What Does God Do?

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

RABBI STEVEN BAYAR

GRADES 8–12. INSTANT LESSON. GOD, FAITH.

GRADES 8–12. INSTANT LESSON. NATURE OF GOD, IMITATIO DEI.

This lesson highlights traditional Jewish views of the afterlife. It is a resource to use to begin to formulate one’s own opinions.

Students are introduced to a rabbinic concept of God and what it means to “imitate” God. [ITEM #66002]. . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

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When Will the Messiah Come?

Test of Faith ROBERTA LOUIS GOODMAN

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

GRADES 8–12. INSTANT LESSON. GOD, FAITH, PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION.

GRADES 8–12. INSTANT LESSON. FAITH, MESSIAH, TALMUD, RABBINICS, FUTURE.

This lesson introduces a developmental concept of faith and allows students to evaluate their own beliefs.

This lesson, in the form of a Talmudic script, centers on questions of faith and specifically on the question “Can people’s actions affect the coming of the Messiah?”

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HISTORY 84

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History Grades 5–7

The Amazing History of the Jews CHAYA BURSTEIN GRADES 5–7. TEXTBOOK. 26 UNITS. JEWISH HISTORY.

ON ONE FOOT • Engaging and funny drawings and simple and amusing text create an enjoyable way to explore Jewish history. • Introduces familiar and unfamiliar Jewish events and people, building Jewish literacy. • Complete history from Adam and Eve to the present. All of Jewish history in a graphic novel! The Amazing History of a Jews offers engaging drawings and a simple (funny) text to make this historical summary both easy and enjoyable. This book both gives you a great overview of Jewish history with all the major names and major events—and it is fun.

New. AVAILABLE FALL 2011

History is hard to teach. Chronology takes maturity. But, Chaya Burstein’s book turns history into an amazing story. Here is everything needed for basic Jewish literacy. Included is all the information you want your students to know—and in an exciting, hip, package. Your students start with Adam and Eve, fight with the Maccabees, suffer under Herod, and spend Shabbat with Maimonides. Then the story continues. Got a teacher who wants a challenge? Jewish history is always a challenge. We’ll make a bet with that teacher that the class will be successful, and then enjoy The Amazing History of the Jews to win the bet for you. It will take a creative teacher to turn this text into experiences, but the foundation for a great course is here. Jewish history is a major foundation of Jewish literacy. It is one of the gifts you want to give your students for the rest of their lives. This comic book history makes that gift possible. THE AMAZING HISTORY OF THE JEWS TEXTBOOK [ITEM #12330]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18.95 FOUR OR MORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95

GAME

History Deck This card deck is made up of Jewish personalities—one personality per card with a mini-biography on the reverse side. Line them up in historical order, divide them into time periods, add these people to your classroom timeline, or seat them at tables for an Israel Bond luncheon. [ITEM #16225] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95

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History of Israel

The History of Israel DAVID BIANCO GRADES 6–ADULT. FOUR- AND EIGHT-PAGE-LESSONS. HISTORY OF ISRAEL.

In the process of creating a flexible Jewish history curriculum, David Bianco offers twelve individual lessons on modern Israeli history. These lessons focus on both periods and personalities important to the creation of the Jewish state.

Grades 6–Adult

The History of Israel is available in a student pack (one of each lesson per student) or as an individual lesson, which contains twelve copies of the student material. The teacher’s guide is sold separately. HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THE BALFOUR DECLARATION [ITEM #28101] . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: DAVID BEN GURION [ITEM #28102] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: BIRTH OF ISRAEL [ITEM #28103] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THE FIVE ALIYOT [ITEM #28104] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THEODOR HERZL [ITEM #28105]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THE KIBBUTZ [ITEM #28106] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: RAV KOOK [ITEM #28107] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: A LAND OF JEWS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD [ITEM #28108]. HISTORY OF ISRAEL: GOLDA MEIR [ITEM #28109]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THE SIX-DAY WAR [ITEM #28110] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: HENRIETTA SZOLD [ITEM #28111] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL: THE WEST BANK [ITEM #28112] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL STUDENT PACK [ITEM #28113] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORY OF ISRAEL TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #28114]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The Balfour Declaration

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Theodor Herzl

Golda Meir

[Item #28105] In

this lesson, students explore Herzl’s contributions to Jewish history.

[Item #28109] Golda

Meir’s role in the 1973 Yom Kippur War is described in this lesson about one of Israel’s most legendary and endearing figures.

David Ben Gurion

The Kibbutz

The Six-Day War

[Item #28102] This

[Item #28106] This

lesson explores the development of the kibbutz movement and the challenges it faces.

[Item #28110] This

Birth of Israel

Rav Kook

Henrietta Szold

[Item #28103] This lesson describes the activities— from diplomacy to war— that Jews undertook to create the State of Israel.

[Item #28107] In

this lesson Religious Zionism and its history are introduced through Rav Kook, a visionary traditional rabbi.

[Item #28111] This lesson explores the life of Hadassah’s founder and her legacy.

The Five Aliyot

A Land of Jews from All Over the World

The West Bank

[Item #28101] This

lesson describes the experiences of Jews in WWI as well as the Balfour Declaration that came out of it.

lesson

describes Israel’s first prime minister’s contributions to the Jewish state as a leader and as a role model.

[Item #28104] This

lesson introduces the history of immigration before the establishment of the State of Israel.

[Item #28108] This lesson describes Jewish immigrants since 1948.

lesson explores the geographical, diplomatic, political, and demographic changes resulting from the 1967 Six-Day War.

[Item #28112] This lesson explores the passions and conflicts among Arabs and Jews who lay claim to the same territory.

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DAVID BIANCO AND MIRA SUSSMAN GRADES 6–ADULT. NINE INSTANT LESSONS. ONE TO TWO SESSIONS PER LESSON. HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST.

As part of our flexible Jewish history curriculum, here are nine individual lessons on the Holocaust. These lessons focus on both events and personalities that mark the Holocaust. The History of the Holocaust is available by individual lesson (see lessons below) or in a student pack (one of each lesson per student). The teacher’s guide is sold separately.

SAMUEL BAK, “STUDY OF HANDS”

HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: AUSCHWITZ [ITEM #28201] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: HISTORY OF ANTISEMITISM [ITEM #28202] . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: HOLOCAUST PROFILES: FRANK, SZENEZ, WIESEL [ITEM #28203] $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: HOLOCAUST AND RELIGIOUS BELIEF [ITEM #28204] . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: KRISTALLNACHT [ITEM #28205] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: RESCUE AND THE RIGHTEOUS [ITEM #28206] . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: RISE OF HITLER [ITEM #28207] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: WARSAW GHETTO [ITEM #28208] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: ZAKHOR: HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE [ITEM #28209] . . . $11.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: STUDENT PACK [ITEM #28210] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 HISTORY OF HOLOCAUST: TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #28211] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95

Auschwitz

Kristallnacht

Warsaw Ghetto

[Item #28201] Students

will confront the grim realities of how Jews lived and died in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the death camps, in this four-page lesson.

[Item #28205] Students

will learn about the horrors of the “Night of Broken Glass” and its dramatic impact on the German Jewish community.

[Item #28208] This

History of Antisemitism

Rescue and the Righteous

[Item #28202] This

Item #28206] This

lesson traces antisemitism from its roots in the Middle Ages to modern times.

lesson discusses the extraordinary efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to subvert Hitler’s evil.

Holocaust Profiles: Frank, Szenez, Wiesel

Rise of Hitler

[Item #28203] This lesson profiles Anne Frank, Hannah Szenez, and Elie Wiesel.

[Item #28207] This lesson traces the history of Hitler’s rise to power, from Germany’s defeat in World War I to early development of the Nazi state.

The Holocaust and Religious Belief

Zakhor: Holocaust Remembrance

[Item #28204] This

[Item #28209] This

lesson exposes students to the ways Jewish thinkers have reconciled belief in God with the Holocaust.

lesson presents the many ways Jews have remembered the Holocaust.

lesson explores the everyday life of the Warsaw ghetto and describes the drama, tragedy, and heroism of the uprising.

History of the Holocaust Grades 6–Adult

The History of the Holocaust

Teaching the Holocaust DEBBIE FINDLING AND SIMONE SCHWEBER

Teaching about the Holocaust is necessarily an act of shaping memory, of forging the consciousness our students have. Teaching the Holocaust is written to help you help your students to define their understandings of this difficult period in our history. TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST [ITEM #57616] . . . . . . . $39.95

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Parent & Family Education

A First Siddur for Me & My Family

We Were Slaves An Interactive Haggadah

Think of it as consecration gift for the whole family. Consider it to be an invitation to each of your families to actualize home celebration. This simple, hand-sized Siddur presents the blessings and rituals for Shabbat, the Jewish holidays, and family functions such as hanging a mezuzah. Here is a way to make building a Jewish life a simple thing to do.

Here is a short, accurate, clear, and easy to use Haggadah. This is both the perfect teaching Haggadah and the ideal volume for home use. The text is traditional but shortened, the graphics highlight the structure and steps in the Haggadah, and the seder it offers is both brief yet complete.

A FIRST SIDDUR FOR ME & MY FAMILY [ITEM #57151] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95 12 OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.95

WE WERE SLAVES: AN INTERACTIVE HAGGADAH [ITEM #57197] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7.95 12 + (PER COPY). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.95

Jewish Parenting Here is a series of parent education resources designed for schools to either use with or send home to parents. These materials are filled with ideas for making the holidays and difficult issues part of a family’s life. Five lessons currently available. Each lesson comes with twelve copies.

Talking about God

Mensch Making

This lesson offers parents stories and questions as a way to begin the conversation about God.

This lesson offers parents stories, ethical questions, and strategies to help their children become the best people they can be.

TALKING ABOUT GOD [ITEM #34150] . . .$12.95

MENSCH MAKING [ITEM #34151] . . .$12.95

Talking about Hanukkah

Talking about Purim Talking about Passover This lesson

This lesson offers parents the resources to talk about and participate in the ritual of Hanukkah.

offers parents the resources to talk about and participate in the ritual of Purim.

TALKING ABOUT HANUKKAH [ITEM #34152] . . .$12.95

TALKING ABOUT PURIM [ITEM #34153] . . .$12.95

This lesson offers parents the resources to talk about and participate in the ritual of Passover. TALKING ABOUT PASSOVER [ITEM #34154] . . .$12.95

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Parent & Family Education

TWO BOOKS ON JEWISH FAMILIES FROM THE JEWISH OUTREACH INSTITUTE

How to Raise Jewish Children... Even When You’re Not Jewish Yourself The Jewish Outreach Institute Handbook for Parents of Other Religious Backgrounds in a Jewish Intermarriage RABBI KERRY OLITZKY AND PAUL GOLIN

It is hard to run a Jewish household when you have no training. It is even harder when you feel that you don’t belong. The book, grown out of years of working with intermarried families who want a connection to Jewish life, makes the process of involvement simple. It goes step by step through Jewish holidays and practices. Explaining these practices and customs clearly, speaking honestly (and with examples) on issues involved with being a non-Jew involved in Jewish life, and providing lots of options, this is the book that helps to open up the code of Jewish living. Rabbi Olitzky and Paul Golin who work daily with the Jewish Outreach Institute and who have worked with thousands of intermarried families, bring their knowledge and their insight to this book. This work holds the hand of intermarried Jewish families and walks them through the maze of activities and connections needed to raise a Jewish trial. Chapter range from “Passover” to “Joining a Synagogue;” from “Spirituality” to “Bar and Bat Mitzvah.” SOFTCOVER [ITEM #23202] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16.95

Twenty Things for Grandparents of Interfaith Grandchildren to Do KERRY M. OLITZKY

It isn’t easy being a grandparent, but grandparents are pivotal in the identity development of grandchildren. This book provides practical and provocative wisdom for grandparents of grandchildren who live in an interfaith family. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #57618] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

Alef Parent Education Folders PARENTS. FULL-COLOR FOLDERS. HOLIDAYS, SYNAGOGUE, VALUES, HEBREW LETTER RECOGNITION.

The Alef Parent Education Folders are a resource for parent education and an invitation for parallel learning. These folders expose parents to the materials that their children are using in class and invite them to interact with their children in rewarding ways. Each folder includes an introduction to the Hebrew letter, a few important Hebrew words that begin with that letter, an introduction to the theme of the celebration lesson and an “ask me about” section that reviews classroom learning and invites parents to practice letter recognition and discrimination with the child. THE ALEF PARENT EDUCATION FOLDERS [ITEM #12295] . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.95

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Home Grades 1–2

A Jewish Home Safari GRADES K–2. INSTANT LESSON. JEWISH HOME

This lesson introduces eight objects that may be found in a Jewish home. The main characters, Jacob and Shosh, go on a safari to find the Jewish items in their house. They find the mezuzah, a kippah, a hanukkiyah, Jewish food, a tzedakah box, a tallit Israel stamps, things that make a Jewish home Jewish, and reminds us of the Jewish traditions we keep. [ITEM #34050] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.95

40 Things You Can Do to Save the Jewish People

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

From the traditions of Jewish teachings Wendy Mogel builds a parenting blueprint that draws on core spiritual values relevant to families of all faiths. Impassioned, lyrical, and eminently practical.

WENDY MOGEL, PH.D. , PUBLISHED BY SCRIBNER

40 Things You Can Do to Save the Jewish People is a collection of strategies for parents to create a Jewish life that will extend to their children’s lives. This bestselling book provides insights, techniques, and ideas on Jewish child rearing, along with a lot of great stories. It is a valuable resource for Jewish family education.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #15611] . . . $15.00

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #23202] . . . . $16.95

Putting God on the Guest List

Parent & Family Education

BOOKS FOR PARENTS

For Kids—Putting God on the Guest List

RABBI JEFFREY K. SALKIN PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

RABBI JEFFREY K. SALKIN PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

We thought about creating a good parents’ guide to bar/bat mitzvah but realized that one already exists. This book, now in a revised edition from Jewish Lights Publishing, does the job exquisitely.

An informative, lighthearted, inspiring, and instructive guide for kids as they prepare to become bar or bat mitzvah. A junior version of the popular Putting God on the Guest List.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #54258] . . . $16.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #54259] . . . $14.95

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Talmud Adult Education

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

Talmud is the Jewish “right stuff.” It is the ultimate source for Jewish learning—yet it is an enigmatic source that has its own physics and its own rules for engagement. Talmud with Training Wheels is a new kind of adult learning resource. The introductory volume sets the Talmud in historical, cultural, sociological, and intellectual context. Subsequent volumes each unfold single Talmudic discussions, wrapping them in additional texts and resources that help them open themselves to students. Talmud with Training Wheels has two great uses. It is set of tools specifically engineered for adult class studying Talmud with a knowledgeable teacher. However, it is also a wonderful point of access for individuals who have the patience to work through the text on their own. It divides “The Sea of Talmud” and makes it possible to cross it on dry land.

An Absolute Beginners’ Guide

Courtyards and Classrooms

Meet the Talmud. Learn about the history, topography, context, and process of Talmud. This completely original approach to Talmud allows new learners to enter the world of Talmud and learn the language of Talmud.

Bava Batra 20b–22a. This Talmudic dialogue weaves together two themes: The history of Jewish education and the ethical limits placed on fair competition in business. HARDCOVER [ITEM #61031] $14.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . $11.95

HARDCOVER [ITEM #61030] $14.95 FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . $11.95

Ona’at Dibbur— The Power of Shame

Meet the Evil Urge

Bava Metzia 58b-59b. This Sugia sits in the middle of a series of passages about monetary fraud. The Talmud pauses to talk about how words (and actions) have the power to shame. Here are the foundational texts for discussions of Shmirat ha-Lashon, the ethics of speech.

Sukkah 51b-53b. This discussion starts with a tour of the Temple during the Sukkot celebrations. Out of this festival comes a discussion of the Yetzer ha-Ra, the evil urge. This volume adds up to a deep understanding of how Judaism understands temptation. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61032] . $11.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61033] . $11.95

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Adult Education Hebrew

L’Shon ha-Kodesh A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults DEBI M. ROWE ADULT EDUCATION. 10 LESSONS. FULL-COLOR TEXTBOOK. HEBREW DECODING, PRAYER.

L’Shon ha-Kodesh: A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults is an innovative new text designed to teach Hebrew decoding skills to adults. This ten-lesson volume uses an active Jewish Hebrew and siddur vocabulary to give students the tools to be successful Hebrew readers. L’Shon ha-Kodesh: A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults is the first step in a new program of Hebrew and prayer learning for adults. Students are carefully introduced to the consonants and vowels of the Hebrew alphabet. The goals include developing the reader’s ability to decode Hebrew as well as grounding learners in the broader use of Hebrew in Jewish life, ritual, study, and tradition. Along the journey students are introduced to root words as well as siddur words and phrases. L’SHON HA-KODESH [ITEM #41020] . . . . . . . . . . $12.95

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Books for Teachers & Educators

Stories We Pray Insights into the Inner-Work of Jewish Worship

ON ONE FOOT • Stories (and informative background information) for almost every prayer in the weekday and Shabbat siddur. • Perfect for teachers of prayer, rabbis, cantors, service leaders, junior congregation facilitators, and camp educators looking to infuse worship with a sense of meaning and wonder. • Matches perfectly with material in in S’fatai Tiftah, Journeys Through the Siddur, and Pirkei T’filah. • Appropriate for Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, modern Orthodox, and non-denominational settings. Every prayer has a story. When the rabbis of the Talmud wanted to explain what a prayer means they told the story of the first time a prayer was said. They would root each prayer in the spiritual history of major Jewish figures. By knowing these stories, we get a sense of what each prayer should mean to us. By speaking of famous moments that were human breakthroughs with God, we get to look at our own relationship with God. Joel Lurie Grishaver presents an introduction to almost every prayer in the siddur and stories that root the prayer in the heart. Here is an original way of looking at the liturgy and unfolding the meaning that is to be found there. Are you a rabbi, an educator, a camp person, a youth group leader, a Jew who wants to find prayer meaningful—here is a book you need—a book that will expand your resources and understandings. STORIES WE PRAY [ITEM #57199] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35.95

V’Khol Banayikh: Jewish Education for All

What We Now Know About Jewish Education

A Jewish Special Needs Resource Guide

Prespectives on Research and Practice

EDITED BY SARA RUBINOW SIMON, LINDA FORREST AND ELLEN FISHMAN

EDITED BY ROBERTA LOUIS GOODMAN, PAUL A. FLEXNER AND LINDA DALE BLOOMBERG

V’khol Banayikh is a resource guide for special needs education in the Jewish school, as well as in the community.

What We Now Know About Jewish Education provides professional and lay leaders with a tool to advance the quality of Jewish education in schools, synagogues, camps, and every other venue where Jews are learning formally and informally.

It includes descriptions of learning disabilities with explanations of challenges to the learner and the teacher. and features program models, professional development, and an exhaustive list of organizational and curricular resources.

WHAT WE NOW KNOW… [ITEM #69010] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $59.95 3 + COPIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00

V'KHOL BANAYIKH [ITEM #62999] . . . . . $59.95 3 + COPIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00

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Books for Teachers & Educators

Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah

Teaching the Holocaust DEBBIE FINDLING AND SIMONE SCHWEBER

Teaching about the Holocaust is necessarily an act of shaping memory, of forging the consciousness our students have. Teaching the Holocaust is written to help you help your students to define their understandings of this difficult period in our history.

NECHAMA RETTING AND TOBEY GREENBERG

Bring the weekly Torah portion alive for preschool students! The consummate resource for actively teaching the weekly Torah portion to pre-school students, Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah has a chapter for every Torah portion that features “Multimedia Ideas” including scripts, lyrics, games, and activity descriptions.

TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST [ITEM #57616] . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39.95

MORAH MORAH [ITEM #34110] . . . . . . .$34.95

5772 Jewish Classroom Planner

How to Be a Jewish Teacher

A classroom planner designed for the 5772 school year. This planner has a fullyear calendar (August 2011–July 2012), lesson planner, roll book, and contact information. all new background and ideas for teaching the Jewish values, teaching techniques, and monthy activities.

RABBI SAM JOSEPH

How to Be a Jewish Teacher is a book for adults grappling with the decision whether or not to teach in a Jewish school. Includes profiles of Jewish schools, job descriptions, lesson planning, and more. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #28405] . . . . . . . $7.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #34110] . . . . . $4.95

FOUR OR MORE COPIES . . . . . . . . . $6.95

Active Jewish Learning

Jewish Parents: A Teacher’s Guide

SHOSHANA SILBERMAN, ED.D. AND MEL SILBERMAN, PH.D.

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER AND DR. RON WOLFSON

What Mel has done in his successful Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject he and Shoshana have done for Jewish learning. Here are activities and strategies designed to enliven learning, deepen understanding, and promote retention.

This book, based on the idea that teachers and parents are partners in Jewish learning, is loaded with techniques and resources developed by the best teachers and educators in family education. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #16601] . . . . $12.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #12402] . $19.95

FOUR OR MORE COPIES. . . . . . . $10.36

Creating Successful Curriculum Enhancers

Let Me Count the Ways Vol. 1

DOROTHY C. HERMAN

Let Me Count the Ways offers suggestions for teachers and educators on a variety of subjects. The book is organized by topic and offers thousands of ideas for classroom management, holiday celebrations, lesson planning, and more.

CAROL STARIN

Dorothy Herman shares successful ideas to enhance Jewish lessons. The purpose of this book is to guide the reader through basic theory and practical methodology to create strong, memorable learning experiences with measurable results.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #41101] . . . . . . . $9.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #17004] . . . . $19.95

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Books for Teachers & Educators

Let Me Count the Ways Vol. 2

Teaching for Success

CAROL STARIN

DOROTHY HERMAN

Let Me Count the Ways Volume 2 offers more of what was succsssful in Volume 1. Carol offers ideas on a variety of subjects— classroom management, working with parents, holiday celebrations, and more.

Dorothy applies her wisdom, her experience, and her sense of the practical to the art of Jewish teaching. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61006] . . . . $10.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #41108] . . . . . $9.95

The Madrikhim Handbook

Teaching Jewishly

RABBI SAM JOSEPH

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

This workbook for high school helpers in religious schools is designed to be the core resource for a year-long training program. Included are insights into child development, management strategies, and the dynamics of the school and the classroom.

Teaching Jewishly is an exploration of how Jewish values influence pedagogy. Using Jewish sources, the book looks at how one creates a classroom based on respect and dignity that facilitates growth, esteem, and community, and makes the process of Jewish education an expression of the Jewish message.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #44001] . . . . . $4.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #31013] . $11.95

The Magic Box

Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom

HELENA MILLER

This arts and crafts resource provides techniques and projects for a whole year of classroom activities.

SUSAN WINEBRENNER PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #44002] . . . . . . $18.95

Proven, practical ways to help special education, “slow,” and “remedial” students become successful learners. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61008] . . . . $34.95

Managing the Jewish Classroom

Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom

SEYMOUR ROSSEL

The perfect book for teachers who want to become master teachers. Included are techniques for classroom management, communication, relevancy, and more. Includes new material.

MYLES L. COOLEY PH.D. PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

This user-friendly guide describes mental health and learning disorders, explains how each might be exhibited, and offers expert suggestions on what to do and not do.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #44203] . . . . $12.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61013] . . . . . . $34.95

Scripture Windows

Quick and Lively Classroom Activities

PETER A. PITZELE, PH.D.

Bibliodrama is a progress of stepping inside the biblical text and creating midrash as a process of improvisation. Peter Pitzele is the creator of this medium. This is his "how to do it" manual, the one used at the Institute for Contemprary Midrash training seminars. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #57011] . . . . $16.95

LINDA NASON MCELHERNE, M.A. PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

Start the day off right, cure the midday blahs, or end on a positive note. Includes fifty-three reproducible handout masters. The included CD-ROM is for PC and Mac. Previously titled Jump Starters. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #16325] . . . . $29.95

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The Kid’s Guide to Social Action BARBARA A. LEWIS, WITH A FOREWORD BY TED DANSON PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

C. DREW EDWARDS, PH.D. PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

The title says everything. This book tells kids what other kids have done to change the world.”

Packed with practical information and real-life examples, written with authority and compassion, this is a book you’ll turn to often for advice and insight. These strategies really work

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #37003] . . . . $18.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #28407] . . . . . . $15.95

What Kids Need to Succeed

The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects

Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids.

BARBARA A. LEWIS PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

PETER L. BENSON, PH.D., JUDY GALBRAITH, M.A., AND PAMELA ESPELAND PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

Hundreds of ideas for all kinds of service projects, from simple ones anyone can do to large-scale projects that involve whole communities. This is a good book for families, small groups, and the classroom.

What Kids Need to Succeed is filled with common-sense suggestions for helping kids lead healthy, productive, positive lives.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #37002] . . . . $12.95

Books for Teachers & Educators

How to Handle a Hard-toHandle Kid

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #37007] . . . . . $6.95

The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities

The Teen Guide to Global Action How to Connect with Others (Near and Far) to Create Social Change

DANIELLE DARDASHTI AND RONI SARIG

BARBARA A. LEWIS PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities is full of crafts, recipes, games, and history that will captivate your class in fun, creative ways.

Kids everywhere are working to fight hunger and poverty, promote health and human rights, save the environment, and work for peace. This volume will inspire and offer ideas and opportunities.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #34155] . . . . $19.99

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #61023] . . . . $12.95

The Spirituality of Welcoming

A Kids’ Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals

RON WOLFSON PUBLISHED BY JEWISH LIGHTS

CATHRYN BERGER KAYE, M.A., & THE ASPCA PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

This practical guide explores ways to transform your synagogue or organization into a sacred community by creating a culture founded on the spirituality of welcome.

In this volume, kids explore ways to address the needs of animals—both domestic and wild, read what others are doing to help, and find out about what they can be doing.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #57198] . . . . $19.99

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #37005] . . . . . $6.95

The Complete Guide to Service Learning

A Kids’ Guide to Hunger & Homelessness

CATHRYN BERGER KAYE, M.A. PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

CATHRYN BERGER KAYE, M.A. PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

The Complete Guide to Service Learning is a treasury of activities, ideas, and resources. This guide provides proven, practical ways to engage students in civic responsibility, academic curriculum, and social action.

Kids learn about the causes and effects of hunger and homelessness, read about what other people are doing to help, explore what their community needs, and develop a service project. SOFTCOVER [ITEM #37006] . . . . . $6.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #17220 ] . . . . $29.95

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Books for Teachers & Educators

What Do You Stand For? For Kids

What Do You Stand For? For Teens

BARBARA A. LEWIS, PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

Young people need guidance from caring adults to build strong, positive character traits—but they can also build their own. This book invites teens to explore traits to build character and learn to live them.

BARBARA A. LEWIS, PUBLISHED BY FREE SPIRIT

What Do You Stand For? For Kids invites students ages 7-10 to explore who they are and who they’d like to be. This volume introduces the character traits that will help them grow into moral adults.

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #66020] . . . . $19.95

SOFTCOVER [ITEM #66019] . . . . $14.95

CHILDREN’S BOOKS Grandma’s Cookies

Let’s Talk About God

MARILYN PRICE

DOROTHY K. KRIPKE, Z”L

Ages 5–8. Softcover. Grandma's Cookies tells the story of a king, who longs for the special cookies his grandma made. He realizes in the end that it is not the cookies, but the time spent with his grandmother baking and talking that is so special.

NEW

GRANDMA’S COOKIES [ITEM #16106] . $12.95

Dear Hope…Love, Grandma

Ages 6-8. Hard cover. Let’s Talk About God is a classic volume on God. Well-received in its original publication, this new version, with fanciful color illustrations, is sure to capture the imaginations of young students. LET’S TALK ABOUT GOD [ITEM #41107] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

Rafi’s Search for the Torah Munching Monster

HILDA A. HURWITZ AND HOPE R. WASBURN EDITED BY MARA H. WASBURN

RABBI STEVEN L. MILLS

Ages 8–11. Hardcover. Eight–year–old Hope corresponds with her grandmother, Hilda, who proceeds to relate the stories of her childhood in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.

Ages 6–8. Softcover. Rafi, a born detective, opened the ark and found the Torah missing. All the clues—feathers, ink footprints, parchment—point to a big green Torah-munching monster. RAFI’S SEARCH FOR THE TORAH… [ITEM #57002] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

DEAR HOPE… [ITEM #19502] . . . . . . .$13.95

The Grey Striped Shirt

A Sense of Shabbat

JACQUELINE JULES

FAIGE KOBRE

Ages 8–11. Softcover. A critically acclaimed middle reader chapter book, The Grey Striped Shirt gently introduces students to the Holocaust through the eyes of Frannie, a young girl who discovers her grandmother’s concentration camp uniform while looking through her closet.

Ages 1–4. Hardcover. In the amazing photographs and simple text that make up this picture book, the taste, feel, sound, look, and touch of Shabbat all come alive. Its beauty is inspiring.

THE GREY STRIPED SHIRT [ITEM #25707]$8.50

Let’s Talk About the Sabbath

A SENSE OF SHABBAT [ITEM #57014] . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95

Sofer, The Story of a Torah Scroll DR. ERIC RAY, Z”L

DOROTHY K. KRIPKE, Z”L

Ages 7–9. Softcover. Writing a Torah takes love and patience, knowledge and skill. Eric Ray shares his craft and his passion. Readers learn how a sofer makes mezuzot, tefillin, and the sefer Torah.

Ages 6-8. Softcover. Let’s Talk About the Sabbath is a guide to the Sabbath. From meeting the Queen of the Sabbath to celebrating Havdalah, this book delights in the visions of a perfect Sabbath experience.

SOFER [ITEM #57105] . . . . . . . . . $6.95

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE SABBATH [ITEM #41102] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6.95

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Dream: A Jewish Bedtime Book

JOEL LURIE GRISHAVER

WRITTEN BY HOWARD M. KURTZ PUBLISHED BY COLORPIX

Ages 8-11. Softcover. In this fantastic Sukkot novel Marc meets Tanta Teva in the forest. They proceed to travel in her Magic Sukkah to meet Biblical heroes—Joshua, David and Hillel. Marc learns a lot about the history of the Sukkah. TANTA TEVA [ITEM #61004] . . . . . $5.95

Ages 2-6. Softcover. Make bedtime Jewish time with this wonderful book. The text starts with the Shema and traces various traditions children might explore to make a contribution in their world. DREAM [ITEM #80640] . . . . $6.95

Where God Dwells

Why We Celebrate Passover

DR. STEVEN FINE AND LEAH BIERMAN FINE

WRITTEN BY HOWARD M. KURTZ PUBLISHED BY COLORPIX

Where God Dwells: A Child’s History of the Synagogue offers you a chance to take your students to Jerusalem and Masada, Dura Europos and Beth Alpha, and then back to your own synagogue! WHERE GOD DWELLS [ITEM #66017]$8.95 FOUR OR MORE BOOKS . . . . . . $6.95 TEACHER’S GUIDE [ITEM #66018] . $4.95

Ages 2-6. Softcover. This lovely book introduces the symbols and meaning of Passover. WHY WE CELEBRATE PASSOVER [ITEM #80640] . . . . . . . . . $6.95

The Littlest Frog

The Storybook Haggadah

SYLVIA RAUSS PUBLISHED BY PITSPOPANY PRESS

WRITTEN BY SEYMOUR ROSSEL PUBLISHED BY PITSPOPANY PRESS

Ages 3–6. Softcover. Pharaoh is

Ages 7-10. Softcover. These stories, many

surrounded by dozens of frogs who have the audacity and the playfulness to sit on his nose, hide under his bed and even try on his crown,

are based on Rabbinic Lore, help children to relate to the different parts of the Seder. This is a full color, 72-page Haggadah with both the complete Hebrew and English text.

Books for Teachers & Educators

Tanta Teva and the Magic Booth

STORYBOOK HAGGADAH [ITEM #80690] . . . . . . . . . $9.95

THE LITTLEST FROG [ITEM #80689]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95

The Hebrew Months Tell Their Story

Ten Great Jewish Children’s Stories

WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY REUDER PUBLISHED BY PITSPOPANY PRESS

WRITTEN BY CHAYA BURSTEIN PUBLISHED BY PITSPOPANY PRESS

Ages 4-7. Hardcover. Shabbat and Holiday stories with simple “Do You Know That...” facts at the end of each story. The illustrations have hidden holiday items scattered throughout the pictures.

Ages 6–9. Softcover. The Doodle Family

takes off on an expedition to discover the secret of the Jewish months. THE HEBREW MONTHS [ITEM #80693] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.95

TEN GREAT JEWISH [ITEM #80692]. . . . . . . . . . . . . $16.95

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GRAGERS a. Metal Graggers [#80731] . . . (each) $.75 Colorful metal graggers are ready to keep Haman away.

b. 2½” Plastic Graggers (set of 5) for Little Hands [#80128] . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.75 These 2½” tall plastic graggers are perfect for children age 4 years and under.

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c. Plastic Toy Shofar [#80107] . (each) $1.55 These plastic shofrot are the perfect way to practice shofar calls. Tekiyah!

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RHYTHM d. Rhythm Eggs [#80120]. . . . . . . . $1.45 These “mini-maracas” make a wonderful “swishswish” sound as they keep time with prayer and music.

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e. Rhythm Sticks [#20124] . . . . . . . $2.45

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Played by striking or scraping together, these sticks provide rhythm accompaniment for all music.

f. Tambourine with Five Jingles [#80127] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.50 These are excellent quality tambourines made of wood and real skin heads. Tambourines are 7½inch.

g. Jingle Stick [#80125] . . . . . . . . . $3.75 Played by tapping against the palm of your hand. Makes a nice “jingle” sound.

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h. Sand Blocks [#80126] . . . . . . . . $4.95 The sand blocks make a lovely “swish-swish” sound.

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i. Finger Cymbals [#80651] . . . . . . $5.75 Metal finger cymbals are perfect for children of all ages.

j. Hand Drum [#80648] . . . . . . . .$14.00 Super thin, 10-inch hand drum with real skin head and mallet provide exceptionally loud and clear sounds.

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k. Tone Block [#80647] . . . . . . . . . $4.75 Solid wood block and mallet make a hollow wood tone.

l. Castanets [#80649] . . . . . . . . . $2.95 Brightly colored castanets have an elastic cord that makes them easy for young hands to hold.

m. Triangle [#80650]. . . . . . . . . . . $5.25 Tuned triangle is made of special aluminum for crisp tone. Includes striker.

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a. Alef-Bet Foam Shapes in a Tub [#80114] . $7.35 A bucketful of Alef-Bet foam letters. These 1” wide letters and Jewish stars are self-sticking and are ready for all types of projects.

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b. Hebrew Sudoku Puzzle Book [#80556] . . $3.49 A book of Sudoku puzzles, but using Hebrew letters rather than numbers. For age 7–adult.

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c. Alef-Bet Bingo Two Games in One [#80105]$8.85 Two bingo games in one box. For twelve plages ages three and up.

d. Alef-Bet Adventure Board Game #61254] $13.50 An Alef-Bet game for children ages 3 and up. Pick an adventure card and zip forward or back to the letter you’ve drawn.

e. Alef-Bet Floor Puzzle [#61252] . . . . . . . $8.50 This colorful 24” x 18” puzzle features the letters of the Alef-Bet and words that begin with each letter. A great way to teach Shin and shofar, Het and hallah, and Kaf and Kallah (bride).

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f. Alef-Bet Bingo [#61258] . . . . . . . . . . . $6.50

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A colorful game of bingo for students ages 4 and up, this game includes enough bingo boards for 12 students.

g. Months Game—Around the Time [#80733]$16.95 A tile type game helps students master the Hebrew months and the yearly cycle. With Hebrew and transliteration.

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h. Alef-Bet Look and See Pictures Wood Puzzle [#61255] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95 A beautiful wood puzzle of the Alef-Bet. Each letter has a full-color vocabulary word to match. Ages 3–6.

i. Alef Bet Memory Game [#80735] . . . . . $6.95 70 Cards 5"x5” each (35 Matches). Includes all 27 Letters plus Vowels! One to six players. Ages 3 and up.

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j. Alef Bet Train Wood Puzzle [#80736] . . . $8.75 Colorful wood puzzle. Ages 3 and up.

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k k. Thinkfun® Zingo!® [#80734]. . . . . . . . . .$18.95 Bingo with a Zing! In this fast-paced, energetic variant of Bingo, kids get a kick out of pulling the Zinger forward to reveal two mystery tiles, then try to be the first to call out the tiles that match the images on their cards. The first player to fill his or her card wins by yelling “Zingo!” Two levels of play add zing to the competition.

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l. Alef-Bet Plush Ball 6” [#80103] . . . . . . . . . $4.95 A colorful plush ball with Hebrew letters on it. Can you find the Resh?

m. Alef-Bet Rubber Stamps [#80116] . . . . . . . $6.25 A set of rubber stamp letters (including final letters), symbols and stamp pads will have your students stamping with joy!

n. Alef-Bet Cookie Cutters in a Tub [#80115] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7.60

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p. Alef-Bet Flash Cards [#61256] . . . . . . . . . $3.50 These 3¼"x4¾” Alef-Bet flashcards (consonants and vowels) have Hebrew letters on one side, transliteration on the back.

p. Alef-Bet Wheels [#61257] . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.95 Each Hebrew letter has a wheel with the vowels. Turn it from Tav with a Hirik to Tav with a Segol.

q. Alef-Bet Magnetic Letters [#80119] . . . . . . $9.75 Use these colorful 1” magnetic letters to create words or roots. Stick them to your board, on a cabinet or on a door.

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a. Two-sided Designed Simhat Torah Flag [#80747] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $.89 b. One-sided Designed Simhat Torah Flag with one side blank. [#80790] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $.89

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6” Sefer Torah [#80727] . . . . . . . . .$12.95 17.5” Sefer Torah [#80728]. . . . . . . $45.00

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HOLIDAY FUN d. 1½” Wooden Dreidles 25 per package. [#61263] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.95 A box of 25 wooden dreidles are perfect as gifts to students or to play dreidle in the classroom.

e. Frogs [#80746] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.49 This package of frogs is a must for studying the Exodus or for fun at the Passover seder.

JEWLYBANDZ 24 Jewish Silly Bands per holiday. Age 3+. Choking Hazard.

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COLORING BOOKS Four coloring book offers children a variety of holiday and alef-bet images to color.

k. The Year of Jewish Holidays Coloring Book [#17210] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4.00

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HOLIDAY, BIBLE AND ISRAEL PLACEMATS Each package has 10 placemats, five designs. Includes four crayons. Use these placemats for holiday meals or as wall art.

n. Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur [#17207] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7.00 o. Celebrating in the Sukkah [#17202] . . . . . . $7.00 p. Passover Scenes and Songs [#17206] . . . . . $7.00

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Judaica Games a a. Jewish Holiday Dominoes [#80559] . . . . . . . .$8.50 Two games in one! Match the Jewish Holiday pictures and play regular dominoes, too! Ages 5–8.

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b. Apples to Apples—Jewish Edition [#80104] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23.95 c. Apples to Apples—Jr Jewish Edition [#80131] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23.95

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e. Around the Year Holiday Bingo Game [#80717]................................................................... $10.95 This exciting Holiday Bingo game contains eight bingo boards, 1 spinner, plenty of bingo chips and a whole lot of fun. Ages 3–12.

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f. Jewish Picture Bingo [#80718] ............................ $8.95 A Bingo game of Jewish symbols. No reading required. 1-4 players. Ages 5–12

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GAMES o. Matzah Ball Bingo [#80719]. . . . . . . . . . .$8.95 Review the elements of Passover and the Seder. Ages 3 and up.

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q. Jewish Old Maid [#80558] . . . . . . . . . . .$5.50 r. Purim Card Game [#80712] . . . . . . . . . .$2.95

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BRAIN TEASERS v. Purim Brain Teasers [#80789] . . . . . . . . .$2.75

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projects BEESWAX CANDLES a. Shabbat Candle Set [#61377] . . . . . . . $8.95 Makes three sets of 8” Shabbat candles or six sets of 4” Shabbat candles.

b. Havdalah Candles Set [#61378] . . . . . . $11.95 Makes five 3-wick havdalah candles in blue and cream.

c. Hanukkah Candle Set [#61379] . . . . . .$36.00

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ALEF-BET PROJECTS d. Alef Bet Wood Bead Set [#80557] . . . . .$18.00 This box contains over 200 wooden pieces in colorful shapes and Hebrew letters. Ages 4 and up.

e. Make Your Own Alef-Bet Bracelet [#80739]$2.25 The kit includes 40 alef-bet beads, 36 colored beads and elastic thread per child.

WOOD JUDAICA KITS These wooden Judaica kits are made with top quality white hardwood. Each kit has enough for 12 student projects.

f. Megillah/Torah Kit [#80669] . . . . . . . .$36.00 Build your own real wood etz hayyim (roller) for megillot or Torah scrolls. Use one kit to make a Megillah or two to make a Torah scroll. Makes 12 Megillah scrolls or 6 Torah scrolls.

g. Mezuzah Case Kit [#80667] . . . . . . . .$36.00 Makes a handsome Mezuzah case, ready for insertion of scroll (not included) and mounting on door post.

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j. Decorate Your Own Tzedakah Box (PER CHILD) [#80101]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.55 Students can design and decorate their own tzedakah box. Each box is 5” tall and 3” in diameter. The sturdy tubes with removable metal coin slot allows these tzedakah boxes to be reused.

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FLASHCARDS, SENTENCE STRIPS & MORE k. Blank Flash Cards [#80625] .........................$8.25 250 3"x9” tagboard flash card strips, packed in a convenient dispenser.

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m. Mini-Sentence Strips [#80654] ...................$2.80 A 3"x12” version of the sentence strips that works with Trace ‘N’ Erase Pockets.

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STICKERS ON A ROLL Six feet of stickers roll of stickers. 4” in diameter.

s. Holiday Stickers on a Roll [#80742] . . $3.50 t. Passover Stickers on a Roll [#80743] . . $3.50 u. Alef-Bet Stickers on a Roll [#80742] . . $3.50

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Crayola® Blunt-Tip Scissors [#80524] ............. $1.25 Crayola® Pointed-Tip Scissors [80525]............ $1.25

8 Fabric Crayons [#80507] .............................. $1.65 8 Gel Washable Markers [#80510] ................. $3.20 8 Washable Window Markers [#80511]......... $3.15 10 Fabric Markers [#80513] ............................... $3.40

SIDEWALK CHALK Crayola® Sidewalk Chalk Bucket [#80526] ............. $1.85

ASSORTED

DRY ERASE MARKERS

5 Washable Glitter Glue [#80522] ................. $2.20 16 Oil Pastels [#80539] ...................................... $2.10 Staple-Free Stapler [80543] .............................. $3.39

Crayola® 4-pk Dry Erase Markers [#80532] .. $2.95 Crayola® 8-pk Dry Erase Markers [#80540] .. $5.20

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COLORED PENCILS

Crayons [#80504] ............................................. $49.00 Washable Markers [#80506] ........................... $69.00 Glitter Glue [#80523] ........................................$31.00 Box of 12 Washable Glue Sticks (.29 oz) [#80545] ......................................................$4.65 Construction Paper [80544] ..............................$4.25

12-Count Colored Pencils [#80514]................ $1.50 12-Count Twistable Colored Pencils [#80516]$2.73 24-Count Colored Pencils [#80515] ............... $3.10

MARKERS 6 Flip-Top Markers [#80529]........................... $2.95 6 Twistable Markers [#80528] ........................ $3.25 8 Fine Line Markers-Classic [#80537] ........... $2.40 8 Washable Broad Line [#80509] .................. $3.10 10 Broad Line Markers-Classic [#80508] ....... $2.50 10 Washable Super Tips Markers [#80538] .... $1.65 16 Pip-Squeaks Markers [#80512].................... $2.95 8 Heads ‘n Tails Markers [#80527] ................. $3.10

CLAY 2.5 lb. Air-Dry Clay—White [#80530] .............. $3.25 5 lb. Air-Dry Clay—White [80541]..................... $6.95 25 lb. Air-Dry Clay—White [#80531] ..............$26.00 Model Magic 2 lb. White [#80533]................. $15.45 Model Magic 2 lb. Asst. Color [#80534] ....... $16.50 Modeling Clay {80619] ....................................... $1.95

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8 Large Washable Crayons [#80505] ............ $2.10 8 Crayons [#80500]............................................ $.70 16 Crayons [#80501] .......................................... $1.10 24 Crayons [#80502] .......................................... $1.60 24 Mini Twistable Crayons [#80536] ............... $3.75

4 Color So Big Wash Watercolors [#80521] . $3.10 4 Washable Finger Paints [#80517] ............... $3.45 5 3-D Squeezable Washable Paint—Glitter [80542].....................................................................$2.75 6 Washable Kids Paints [#80518] ...........................$3.10

DRY-ERASE ACTIVITY CENTER

8 Washable Watercolors [#80519]................. $2.05 16 Washable Watercolors [#80520] ................ $2.45

Crayola® Dry-Erase Activity Center [#80744] ................................................................$14.95

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Broad Point Six-Color Set [#63160] ................... $7.50 includes black, red, blue, green, yellow and brown

Broad Point Warm Grey [#61356] ......................$2.69 Fine Point Six-Color Set [#63150] ......................$10.75

Broad Point Navy #[61357] ..................................$2.69

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Broad Point Crimson [#61358] ...........................$2.69

Fine Point Black [#61351] ....................................... $1.70

Broad Point Dark Violet [#61359] .......................$2.69

Fine Point Warm Grey [#61352] ............................ $1.70

Broad Point Beige [#61375] .................................$2.69

Fine Point Crimson [#61353] ................................. $1.70

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marvy fabric markers—in Fine and Broad

Broad Point Pink [#61376] ...................................$2.69

Fine Point Navy [#61354] ....................................... $1.70

Gold-Silver Set

Fine Point Dark Violet [#61355] ............................ $1.70 Fine Point Beige [#61361] ...................................... $1.70

Add glitter to fabric and paper easily with Deco Just Glitter. It has no pigment or color, just glitter.

Fine Point Pink [#61362] ........................................ $1.70

Gold-Silver Set [#61380] ............................................ $7.65

Sparkle21 Wearable Glitter A SPARKLE 21 PASTEL SET

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Decorate t-shirts; tallitot; hallah covers and much more. The Sparkle21 glitter glue can also adhere gems; sequin and beads to fabric. Sparkle21 will even stick to glass; plastic and other hard surfaces. The Pastel and Patriotic package contains three 0.66oz bottles each. Individual colors are sold separately. For children 3 years and up.

Sparkle21 Pastel Set [#61363] .....................................$4.35 Sparkle21 Patriotic Set [#61364] ................................$4.35 Sparkle21 Grape soda [#61365]..................................$2.75 Sparkle21 Blue Suede [#61366] ..................................$2.75 Sparkle21 Leaf [Item #61367] .....................................$2.75 Sparkle21 Copper [Item #61368] ...............................$2.75

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craft supplies PLAYFOAM Squish it, shape it, save it or smoosh it and start all over again! This lightweight, colorful foam sculpting material won’t crumble, stick to skin or surfaces and never dries out. Playfoam is non-toxic. Grade Pre-K and up.

a. Playfoam 6-Pack [#80639] .............................. $7.95 b. Playfoam 12-Pack [#80627] ..........................$16.95 c. Playfoam Class Set [#80628] .......................$67.95

CRAFT SUPPLIES d. Remnant Tissue Pack [#80621] ...................... $7.49 This 1 lb. package contains smaller pieces of tissue paper in a range of colors suitable for cutting and gluing.

e. Pre-Cut Mat Frames [#80623] ..................... $26.95 Assorted pack contains 60 frames per pack in red, yellow, blue and green. Recycled and recyclable.

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f. Remnant Yarn Pack [#80620] ........................ $6.25 Each 1 lb. pack contains a variety of lengths, sizes and color of yarn. Perfectly suited to a variety of projects.

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g. Rainbow Bags—White [#80655] ...................$13.95 These flat bottom bags are perfect for making puppets, masks, hats and party bags. 100 Bags 6 x 3 x 5/78.

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i. Bleeding Art Tissue [#80657] ........................$10.89 A wide selection of vibrant colors useful for any art project. Colors blend when moistened to create water color effect. 20 x 30 100 sheets.

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j. Chenille Stems 4mm [#80670] ....................... $8.95

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k. Chenille Stems 6mm [#80671].......................$10.95 One thousand 6 mm chenille stems in ten colors (6”).

l. Art Fun™ Twists Solid Color [#80666] ..............$8.95 A mixture of 100 twists in eight bright colors (10”).

m. Art Fun™ Twists Holographic Assortment [#80674] .................................................................. $9.25

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n. Bordette Flame Red [#80658]............................ $2.75 o. Bordette Canary Yellow [#80659] ..................... $2.75 p. Bordette Orange [#80660] ................................. $2.75

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Canvas on Board 5�x7 � (set of 3) [#80797]. . . . $1.99 9 Canvas on Board 8�x10� (set of 3) [#80798] . . . $2.85 5 5 Canvas on Wood Frame 5�x7 � [#80795] . . . . . $1.95 Canvas on Wood Frame 8�x10� [#80796] . . . . $2.95 5 Canvas Mural 10’x5’ [#80800] . . . . . . . . . . $42.00 0 8� x 10� Canvas on Board

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Alphabetical Index A Active Jewish Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 After Life, What? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Agents of Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Alef-Bet Adventure Board Game . . . . . . . .30, 104 Alef-Bet Bingo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Alef-Bet Bingo Two Games in One. . . . . . . . . 104 Alef-Bet Cookie Cutters in a Tub . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Flash Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Floor Puzzle . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30, 104 Alef-Bet Foam Shapes in a Tub . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Alef Bet Gimmel Dalet Ox House Camel Door . . . 7 Alef-Bet Letter Flashcards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Alef-Bet Look and See Pictures Wood Puzzle 30, 104 Alef-Bet Magnetic Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Magnetic Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Memory Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Alef-Bet Plush Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Rubber Stamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Rugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Alef-Bet Soft Nesting Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Alef-Bet Stickers on a Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Alef Bet Train Wood Puzzle . . . . . . . . . . .30, 104 Alef-Bet Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Alef-Bet Wood Bead Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Alef Celebration Lessons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Alef Parent Education Folders. . . . . . . . . . . . 90 The Amazing History of the Jews . . . . . . . . . 85 Apples and Oranges: The Book. . . . . . . . . . . 80 Apples and Oranges: Instant Lessons . . . . . . . .81 Apples to Apples—Jewish Edition . . . . . . . . . 108 Apples to Apples—Jr. Jewish Edition. . . . . . . . 108 Around the Year Holiday Bingo . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Art Fun Twists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 A Time to Celebrate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

B Bar/Bat Mitzvah Game . . . . . . . Beeswax Candles. . . . . . . . . . Being Torah . . . . . . . . . . . . . Betman’s Book of Hebrew Letters The Bible from Alef to Tav . . . . Bible Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Alef to Tav Activity Book . . . BJL: Beginnings . . . . . . . . . . BJL: God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Lifecycle . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Mitzvot. . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Synagogue . . . . . . . . . . Blank Flash Cards. . . . . . . . . . Bleeding Art Tissue. . . . . . . . . The Blessing of a Skinned Knee. . Body Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bordette Decorative Borders . . . Brakhot Lotto . . . . . . . . . . . .

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C Castanets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Changes Recognized, Changes Achieved . . . . . .61 Chapter-Verse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Chenille Pipe Cleaner Stems . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Children’s Story Collection Vol. 1. . . . . . . . . . 38 A Child’s Garden of Torah . . . . . . . . . . 26, 42–43

A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible The Circle of Jewish Life . . . . . . . . . . . Colorpix Rosh ha-Shanah Wishes . . . . . . Colorpix Coloring Books . . . . . . . . . . . Colorpix Placemats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coming of Mitzvah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Complete Guide to Service Learning . . Content of Their Character . . . . . . . . . . Crayola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creating Successful Curriculum Enhancers .

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D Daber Ivrit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 The Day the Rain Came—The Story of Noah‘s Ark 29 Dear Hope…Love, Grandma. . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 December Dilemma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Decorate Your Own Dreidle. . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Decorate Your Own Tzedakah Box . . . . . . . . . 111 Double-Sided Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Dream: A Jewish Bedtime Book . . . . . . . . . . 101 Drops of Honey—Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Drops of Honey—Values. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

E Earth-Friendly Ideas Puzzle . . . . . . Easy Guide to Shofar Sounding. . . . Educator’s Field Guide . . . . . . . . . Eighteen One-Minute Jewish Games Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values. . Etrog, Palm, Myrtle & Willow . . . . . Experiencing the Jewish Holidays . . Experiencing the Torah . . . . . . . . Extra-Large Judaica Puzzle . . . . . .

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F Fabric Arts & Crafts Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56–58 A First Siddur for Me and My Family . . . . . . 34, 89 40 Things You Can Do to Save the Jewish People .91 5772 Jewish Classroom Planner . . . . . . . . . . .97 Finger Cymbals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 The Fixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Frederick Art Canvas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Frogs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

G Getting Up to Speed 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Getting Up to Speed 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Giant Floor Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . God—Jewish Choices for Struggling…Ultimate. God’s Top Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Go Fish Holiday Card Games . . . . . . . . . . . Gonzo Megillah Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grandma’s Cookies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Grey Striped Shirt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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H Hand Drum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hanukkah Board Game . . . . . . . . . Hebrew Letter Stickers. . . . . . . . . . The Hebrew Months Tell Their Stories . Hebrew Reading Adventure . . . . . . . Hebrew Sudoku Puzzle Book . . . . . . History Deck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The History of the Holocaust . . . . . .

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I I Can Celebrate the Jewish Holidays. I Can Learn Torah . . . . . . . . . . . I Have Some Questions About God . In God’s Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . Interfaith Dating . . . . . . . . . . . . Interfaith Marriage . . . . . . . . . . . In the Beginning Soft Book . . . . . . Introduction to the Siddur. . . . . . . Israeli Flag Stickers . . . . . . . . . . .

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JET 1: Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JET 2: Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JET 3: The Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . JET 4: Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JET Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Holiday Dominoes . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Holidays Building Blocks . . . . . . . Jewish Holiday Soft Book . . . . . . . . . . . A Jewish Home Safari . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Law Review Vol. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Law Review Vol. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Nesting Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Old Maid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Parenting: Talking About God . . . . Jewish Parenting: Mensch Making . . . . . . Jewish Parenting: Talking About Hanukkah . Jewish Parenting: Talking About Purim . . . Jewish Parenting: Talking About Passover . Jewish Parents: A Teacher’s Guide . . . . . . Jewish Picture Dominoes . . . . . . . . . . . BET: Jewish Values from Alef to Tav . . . . . Jewish Values from Alef to Tav: The Book. . Jewish Wood Puzzle Set . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Picture Bingo . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewish Superheroes Card Game . . . . . . . Jewly Bandz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jingle Stick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Journeys Through the Alef-Bet. . . . . . . . Journeys Through the Haggadah . . . . . . Journeys Through the Siddur. . . . . . . . .

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N Noah’s Ark Wall Hanging . . . . . . . No Limit Texas Dreidel Deluxe . . . . Now I Know My Alef-Bet . . . . . . . Now I Know My Alef-Bet Wall Poster.

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P Parsha Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Passover Brain Teasers. . . . . . . . . . . Passover Foam Activity Kit . . . . . . . . Passover Pair Card Game . . . . . . . . . Passover Slides and Ladders . . . . . . . Passover Stickers on a Roll . . . . . . . . Passport to Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pirkei T’fillah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Places In Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Plastic Graggers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Plastic Toy Shofar . . . . . . . . . . . . . Playfoam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prayerbook Board Game . . . . . . . . . Pre-Cut Mat Frames . . . . . . . . . . . . Prophecy: A Prophet Is… . . . . . . . . . Purim Brain Teasers . . . . . . . . . . . . Putting God on the Guest List . . . . . . Putting God on the Guest List—For Kids.

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T Tallit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52, 56 Talmud With Training Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Tambourine with Five Jingles . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Tanta Teva and the Magic Booth . . . . . . . . . . 101 Teaching for Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Teaching Jewishly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom. . . . . . . . 98 Teaching the Holocaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87, 97 Teen Guide to Global Action . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Ten Great Jewish Children’s Stories . . . . . . . . 101 Test of Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Thinkfun® Hebrew Zingo® . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Think Prophets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Tiyulim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Tone Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Torah Aura Alef-Bet Letter Flashcards . . . . . . . .21 Torah Aura Curricula Prayer Evaluations. . . 15, 17, 18 Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Flashcards . . . . . . . .21 Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Vocabulary Posters. . 22

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Likro u’Livarekh: To Read and to Bless . . The Littlest Frog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Living as a Child in an Interfaith Marriage L’Shon ha-Kodesh . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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W We Were Slaves: An Interactive Haggadah 37, 55, 89 What Does God Do? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 What Do You Stand For? For Kids. . . . . . . . . . 100 What Do You Stand For? For Teens. . . . . . . . . 100 What is? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 What Kids Need to Succeed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 What We Now Know About Jewish Education . . 96 When Will the Messiah Come? . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Where God Dwells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Whole-School Curriculum—Environment. . . . . 66 Whole-School Curriculum—Hanukkah . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—High Holidays . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Israel . . . . . . . . . .77 Whole-School Curriculum—Passover . . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Purim . . . . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Shabbat . . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Shavuot . . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Simhat Torah . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Sukkot . . . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Tu B’Shvat . . . . 32–33 Whole-School Curriculum—Tzedakah . . . . . . . 66 Why We Celebrate Passover . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Wood Hanukkah Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wood Havdalah Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wood Passover Puzzle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Wood Passover Seder Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wood Rosh ha-Shanah Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wood Shabbat Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wood Torah Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wooden Dreidles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Wooden Judaica Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Words that Hit, Words that Hug. . . . . . . . . . . 70 The Write Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51

Y Yisrael Sheli . . . . . . . . . . Yom Kippur Crisis. . . . . . . You Be the Judge Volume 1. You Be the Judge Volume 2. You Be the Judge Volume 3.

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By-Grade Index Early Childhood A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible Drops of Honey—Holidays . . . . . . . . . . Drops of Honey—Values. . . . . . . . . . . . Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah . . . . . . . A Sense of Shabbat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shabbat Evening Siddur for Young People . Shabbat Morning Siddur for Young People .

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K–1 BJL: Alef to Tav Activity Book . . . . . . . . . BJL: Beginnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Child’s Garden of Torah . . . . . . . . . . . A Child’s Garden of Torah Read-Aloud Bible JET 1: Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Places In Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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1–2 Alef Celebration Lessons . . . . . . . Alef Parent Education Folders. . . . . A Time to Celebrate . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Alef to Tav Activity Book . . . . . BJL: Synagogue . . . . . . . . . . . . A First Siddur for Me and My Family . I Can Celebrate the Jewish Holidays. I Can Learn Torah . . . . . . . . . . . JET 2: Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . My Jewish Memory Book . . . . . . . My Weekly Sidrah. . . . . . . . . . . . Now I Know My Alef-Bet . . . . . . . Places In Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . Whole-School Environment I . . . . . Whole-School Holidays I . . . . . . . Whole-School Israel I . . . . . . . . . Whole-School Tzedakah I . . . . . . .

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2–3 Alef Bet Gimmel Dalet Ox House Camel Door . . . 7 Betman’s Book of Hebrew Letters . . . . . . . . . . 6 The Bible from Alef to Tav . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Experiencing the Jewish Holidays . . . . . . . . . 39 JET Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 BET: Jewish Values from Alef to Tav . . . . . . . . 65 Jewish Values from Alef to Tav: The Book. . . . . 64 Journeys Through the Alef-Bet. . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Marilyn Price & Friends Present the Alphabet . . . . 7 Sofer: The Story of a Torah Scroll . . . . . . . 47, 101 Whole-School Environment II . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Whole-School Holidays II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Whole-School Israel II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 Whole-School Tzedakah II . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Yisrael Sheli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74

3–4 Being Torah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Lifecycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . BJL: Mitzvot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daber Ivrit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Easy Guide to Shofar Sounding. . . Hebrew Reading Adventure . . . . . I Have Some Questions About God JET 3: Environment . . . . . . . . . JET 4: Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Likro u’Livarekh: To Read and to Bless . My Exodus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ot la-Ba’ot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Passport to Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prayerbook Board Game . . . . . . . . Sofer: The Story of a Torah Scroll . . . Tiyulim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vowel Color-Coding System . . . . . . Whole-School Environment III . . . . . Whole-School Holidays III. . . . . . . . Whole-School Israel III . . . . . . . . . Whole-School Tzedakah III . . . . . . . Yisrael Sheli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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4–5 Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter . . . . . . Being Torah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Circle of Jewish Life . . . . . . . . Daber Ivrit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Experiencing the Torah . . . . . . . . . Getting Up to Speed…Book 1 . . . . . . God’s Top Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Introduction to the Siddur. . . . . . . . Journeys Through the Haggadah . . . Journeys Through the Siddur. . . . . . Likro u’Livarekh: To Read and to Bless . Parsha Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Passport to Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pirkei T’fillah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prayerbook Board Game . . . . . . . . Roots of Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S’fatai Tiftah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stories We Live By . . . . . . . . . . . . Torah Toons I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vowel Color-Coding System . . . . . . Whole-School Environment IV . . . . . Whole-School Holidays IV . . . . . . . Whole-School Israel IV . . . . . . . . . Whole-School Tzedakah IV . . . . . . . You Be the Judge Volume 1. . . . . . . You Be the Judge Volume 2. . . . . . . You Be the Judge Volume 3. . . . . . .

5–6 The Amazing History of the Jews . . . . . . . . . . 85 Artzeinu: An Israel Encounter . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Bible Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Changes Recognized, Changes Achieved . . . . . .61 The Circle of Jewish Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Coming of Mitzvah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Daber Ivrit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values. . . . . . . . . 68 Etrog, Palm, Myrtle & Willow . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Getting Up to Speed…Book 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 God’s Top Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Gonzo Megillah Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 In God’s Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Introduction to the Siddur. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Journeys Through the Haggadah . . . . . . . . . .19 Journeys Through the Siddur. . . . . . . . . . 18–19 Likro u’Livarekh: To Read and to Bless . . . . . . . .10 Mah La’Asot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Maseket Bar/Bat Mitzvah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61

The Matzav . . . . . . . . . . . Parsha Cards . . . . . . . . . . Pirkei T’fillah . . . . . . . . . . Reading from the Torah . . . . Roots of Prayer . . . . . . . . . S’fatai Tiftah. . . . . . . . . . . Stories We Live By . . . . . . . Think Prophets . . . . . . . . . Torah Toons I . . . . . . . . . . Tricks of Translating . . . . . . The True Story of Bar Mitzvah T’shuvah, She Wrote . . . . . . Two Mitzvot of Giving . . . . . Whole-School Environment V Whole-School Holidays V . . . Whole-School Israel V . . . . . Whole-School Tzedakah V . . You Be the Judge Volume 1. . You Be the Judge Volume 2. . You Be the Judge Volume 3. .

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6–7 The Amazing History of the Jews . . . . . . . . . . 85 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Bible Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Changes Recognized, Changes Achieved . . . . . .61 The Circle of Jewish Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Coming of Mitzvah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Content of Their Character . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Daber Ivrit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Eizehu Gibor: Living Jewish Values. . . . . . . . . 68 Etrog, Palm, Myrtle & Willow . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 God’s Top Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Gonzo Megillah Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 History of the Holocaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 History of Israel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 In God’s Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Introduction to the Siddur. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 The Jewish Law Review Vol. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . .53 The Jewish Law Review Vol. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Journeys Through the Haggadah . . . . . . . . . .19 Journeys Through the Siddur. . . . . . . . . . 18–19 Mah La’Asot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Maseket Bar/Bat Mitzvah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 The Matzav . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 Parsha Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Pirkei T’fillah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–15 Prophecy: A Prophet Is… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Reading from the Torah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Roots of Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 S’fatai Tiftah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16–17 Shema Is For Real . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Shema Is For Real Lab Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Think Prophets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 The Torah: Portion-by-Portion . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Torah Toons I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Torah Toons II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Tricks of Translating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 The True Story of Bar Mitzvah . . . . . . . . . . . .61 T’shuvah, She Wrote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Two Mitzvot of Giving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 What is? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Whole-School Environment VI . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Whole-School Holidays VI . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33

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Jewish Parenting: Talking About Passover . . . . 89 Putting God on the Guest List . . . . . . . . . .61, 91 Putting God on the Guest List—For Kids. . . . .61, 91 Twenty Things for Grandparents of Interfaith Grandchildren to Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 We Were Slaves: An Interactive Haggadah 37, 55, 89

Adult Education 7–8 Agents of Peace . . . . . . . . . Content of Their Character . . . History of the Holocaust . . . . History of Israel. . . . . . . . . . In God’s Image . . . . . . . . . . The Jewish Law Review Vol. 1 . The Jewish Law Review Vol. 2 . Mah La’Asot . . . . . . . . . . . . Prophecy: A Prophet Is… . . . . Shema Is For Real . . . . . . . . Shema Is For Real Lab Book. . . The Torah: Portion-by-Portion . Torah Toons II . . . . . . . . . . What is? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Whole-School Environment VII. Whole-School Holidays VII . . . Whole-School Israel VII . . . . . Whole-School Tzedakah VII. . . The Write Stuff . . . . . . . . . . Zot ha-Torah . . . . . . . . . . .

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8–12 After Life, What? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Apples and Oranges: The Book . . . . . . . . . . 80 Apples and Oranges: Instant Lessons . . . . . . . .81 Body Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Content of Their Character . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 The December Dilemma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 God—Jewish Choices for Struggling…Ultimate. . 83 History of the Holocaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 History of Israel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Interfaith Dating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Interfaith Marriage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Kabbalah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Kaddish for My Dog Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 The Jewish Law Review Vol. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . .53 The Jewish Law Review Vol. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Living as a Child in an Interfaith Marriage . . . . . 62 Middot: A Stairway of Virtues . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Mikvah and the Jewish Laws of Sex & Marriage. . 62 Test of Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 The Torah: Portion-by-Portion . . . . . . . . . . . .53 What Does God Do? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 When Will the Messiah Come? . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Yom Kippur Crisis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Parent & Family Alef Parent Education Folders. . . . . . . . . . . . 90 The Blessing of a Skinned Knee. . . . . . . . . . . .91 A First Siddur for Me and My Family . . . . . . 34, 89 40 Things You Can Do to Save the Jewish People .91 How to Raise Jewish Children…Even When You’re Not Jewish Yourself . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 A Jewish Home Safari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 Jewish Parenting: Talking About God . . . . . . . 89 Jewish Parenting: Mensch Making . . . . . . . . . 89 Jewish Parenting: Talking About Hanukkah . . . . 89 Jewish Parenting: Talking About Purim . . . . . . 89

L’Shon ha-Kodesh . . . . . . . . Stories We Pray . . . . . . . . . . Talmud With Training Wheels . . The Torah: Portion-by-Portion .

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Teacher & Educator 5772 Jewish Classroom Planner . . . . . . . . . . .97 Active Jewish Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 The Complete Guide to Service Learning . . . . . 99 Creating Successful Curriculum Enhancers . . . . .97 How to Be a Jewish Teacher . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid . . . . . . . 99 Jewish Parents: A Teacher’s Guide . . . . . . . . . .97 Kids’ Guide to Hunger & Homelessness . . . . . . 99 Kids’ Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals . . 99 The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects . . . . . . . . 99 The Kid’s Guide to Social Action . . . . . . . . . . 99 Let Me Count the Ways Vol. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Let Me Count the Ways Vol. 2. . . . . . . . . . . . 98 The Madrikhim Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 The Magic Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Managing the Jewish Classroom . . . . . . . . . . 98 Morah, Morah, Teach Me Torah . . . . . . . . 25, 97 Quick and Lively Classroom Activities . . . . . . . 98 Scripture Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Stories We Pray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Teaching the Holocaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87, 97 Teaching for Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98, 99 Teaching Jewishly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom. . . . . . . . 98 Teen Guide to Global Action . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 V’Khol Banayikh: Jewish Education for All. . . . . 96 We Were Slaves: An Interactive Haggadah 37, 55, 89 What Do You Stand For? For Kids. . . . . . . . . . 100 What Do You Stand For? For Teens. . . . . . . . . 100 What Kids Need to Succeed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 What We Now Know About Jewish Education . . 96

Children’s Books Dear Hope…Love, Grandma. . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Dream: A Jewish Bedtime Book . . . . . . . . . . 101 Grandma’s Cookies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 The Grey Striped Shirt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Let’s Talk About God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Let’s Talk About the Sabbath . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 The Littlest Frog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Rafi’s Search for the Torah Munching Monster . . 100 A Sense of Shabbat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25, 100 Sofer: The Story of a Torah Scroll . . . . . . . 47, 100 The Storybook Haggadah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Tanta Teva and the Magic Booth . . . . . . . . . . 101 Ten Great Jewish Children’s Stories . . . . . . . . 101 Where God Dwells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Why We Celebrate Passover . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

DVDs Children’s Story Collection Vol. 1. . . . . . . . . . 38 The Fixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 My Exodus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

Large-Group Games Agents of Peace . . . . . . . . . Hanukkah Board Game . . . . . History Deck . . . . . . . . . . . Oneg Shanah . . . . . . . . . . . The Prayerbook Board Game . . The Seder Board Game . . . . . Words that Hit, Words that Hug.

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Whole-School Israel VI . . . Whole-School Tzedakah VI . The Write Stuff . . . . . . . . You Be the Judge Volume 1. You Be the Judge Volume 2. You Be the Judge Volume 3. Zot ha-Torah . . . . . . . . .

Torah Aura Hebrew Resources Educator’s Field Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . .12, 16, 18 Mahberet Sheli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Mahir Alphabet Wall Posters . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Mahir Likhtov Print & Script . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Now I Know My Alef-Bet Wall Poster. . . . . . . . 22 Torah Aura Alef-Bet Letter Flashcards . . . . . . . .21 Torah Aura Curricula Prayer Evaluations. . . 15, 17, 18 Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Flashcards . . . . . . . .21 Torah Aura Hebrew/Prayer Vocabulary Posters. . 22

Mahir Judaica Alef-Bet Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Alef-Bet Games & Manipulatives . . . . . . . 104–105 Art Canvases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Beeswax Candles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Blank Flash Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Bordette Decorative Borders . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Brain Teasers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Card Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Craft Supplies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114–115 Crayola Crayons, Markers, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Coloring Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Double Sided Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Early Childhood Toys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27–30 Fabric Arts—Tallit Kits, Table Runners, Hallah Covers, Wimpels, Kippot, Siddur Covers . . . . . . . . 56–58 Frogs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Graggers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Jewly Bandz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Judaica Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108–109 Marvy Fabric Markers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Placemats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Plastic Toy Shofars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Playfoam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Pocket Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Rhythm Instruments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Rosh ha-Shanah Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Sefer Torah Scrolls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Sentence Strips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Simhat Torah Flags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Sparkle Wearable Glitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Stickers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Wood Judaica Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

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Ordering from Torah Aura Productions DIRECTIONS FOR ORDERING: You may place your order via telephone, fax, mail, or e-mail. We are available by telephone Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST). Credit is issued to institutions only. MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express or prepayments are accepted for non-institutional accounts. All orders shipped to institutions or individuals in California are subject to, and will be charged, the applicable sales tax. A $5.00 miscellaneous service charge will be added to all orders under $50.00 that are billed. You can avoid this charge by prepaying your order.

VIA TELEPHONE: Orders over the phone can be made to the direct order number 1–800–689–0793. When ordering on the phone you will be asked for a billing address, shipping address if applicable, the title and quantity of items you wish to order. If your call is answered by voice mail, you may leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. We request that you not leave orders on voice mail. We are happy to call you back and take your order personally. VIA MAIL, EMAIL OR FAX: If you are placing an order via mail 4423 Fruitland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90058, FAX 1–323– 585–0327, or E-MAIL <orders@torahaura.com>, complete the information requested on the order form. Complete the order by entering the number of copies requested of each item. For e-mail orders, please include name, institution, billing address, shipping address if applicable, title and quantity of items as well as a telephone number where you can be contacted if there is a problem. Confirm orders placed by mail or fax if you have not received your order within 15 business days after mailing or transmitting your order. ORDER VIA THE TORAH AURA WEBSITE: Now you can order off our newly redesigned website at <www.torahaura. com>. View samples of curriculum material and order in one easy click of a button. ORDER CONFIRMATIONS: Whether orders are placed by phone, fax, email or via the website, you will now receive a confirmation of your order before it ships out. Make sure you include your fax number or email address when you order. ORDERS SHIPPED OUTSIDE OF THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES: Customer must specify how they want orders shipped for orders shipped outside the continental US or the order will shipped at our discretion. Torah Aura is not responsible for lost or damaged material sent via the US Postal Service. Overseas and Canadian orders must be paid with international money orders in U.S. funds, checks drawn on U.S. banks or credit cards. Credits and/or refunds for cancellation of electronic orders will be handled individually. The general policy is as follows: Those electronic orders paid with credit cards will be refunded to the credit card; those electronic orders charged to a Torah Aura account will be credited to that account.

SHIPPING INFORMATION: Orders will generally be shipped within one to two business days of receipt. Allow five to eight days for surface delivery. Shipping charges are billed at actual freight charge. There is a minimum shipping charge of $6.50. Packages will be shipped ground by our choice of carrier. You may request that rush orders be shipped via Next Day Delivery, Second Day Air, or Third Day Air. You will be billed for the amount of the expedited shipping charges. We will make every effort to ship your rush package within one business day of receipt of your order. Rush orders for Next Day or Second Day delivery must be placed before 10:30 A.M. (PST). Items sent via the postal system are not insured; the buyer assumes full responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged materials shipped via the postal service.

THE BIG PRINT: Unless credit has already been established, all Torah Aura Productions sales are cash before delivery. Credit terms are net first of the following month. A finance charge of one and one half percent (11/2%) per month (which is an Annual Percentage Rate of 18%) will be charged on all past due accounts. Items that are not available will be placed on back order. Back ordered items will be shipped to your location as they become available. Back ordered items will be billed upon shipment. Torah Aura Productions will only accept returns of unopened/ unused materials. Materials that are returned will result in a credit toward future purchases only, less a 10% restocking charge on all materials returned after 60 days. Returns after 6 months will be subject to a 30% restocking charge, returns after 12 months will be subject to a 70% restocking charge, and returns are not accepted after 15 months. We do not issue cash refunds. All returns must include an inventory or additional charges may apply. Any defective materials will be exchanged as soon as possible after notification. All claims for damaged or missing materials must be made within 15 days of receipt. Price, product specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. Torah Aura Productions reserves the right to discontinue any item without notice.

SCHOOL ORDER DISCOUNTS: Three percent (3%) off all Instant Lessons when you order six or more of any combination of titles. This discount does not apply to lessons from the Alef or Bet curriculum. You can receive an additional discount based on the total size of your order (above all other discounts). Quantity discounts are for schools and institutional customers only and do not apply to orders placed by individuals. 5% if your order totals over ................... $100.00 7% if your order totals over ...................$650.00 9% if your order totals over ..................$1700.00 Free shipping in the continental United States on all orders over $850.00 placed before Thursday, July 25, 2011. Shipping charges will be added to orders delivered outside the continental US.

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