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  1. Worried About the End of Flash-Based Apps? We've Got You Covered.

    Worried About the End of Flash-Based Apps? We've Got You Covered.

    For a long time in multimedia software development, Flash was the foundation. By the end of 2020, however, that era will come to an end. Users will no longer have any ability to run Flash-based apps or web programs.

    What does that mean for Behrman House digital resources?

    Apps

    Our most popular Hebrew apps do not rely on Flash at all. 

    This includes the following apps, all of which are designed to work on mobile devices.  

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  2. Make Hebrew Come Alive with Ready-to-Go Downloadable Resources and Activities

    Make Hebrew Come Alive with Ready-to-Go Downloadable Resources and Activities

    The beginning of the school year is all about creating connections with students, and then maintaining it while building skills. 

    To help you do that for Hebrew - from any location - we've created free, ready-to-go lessons and downloadable resources. Our Fall Educator Resource page includes the best hand-picked Hebrew lessons and resources from the vast Behrman House trove for learners of all ages. 

    Want activities to refresh Hebrew skills? Or looking for prayer practice and meaning? How about ways to make Hebrew reading come alive? The Fall Educator Resource page has you covered. 

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  3. Help New Readers Bridge Hebrew Decoding and Meaning

    Help New Readers Bridge Hebrew Decoding and Meaning

    Introducing Shalom, Reader, a new way for emerging readers to practice decoding skills in a meaningful way.

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  4. Zombies and Goblins and Golems, Oh My

    Zombies and Goblins and Golems, Oh My

    Indulge in fun monster talk in Jewish way.

     

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  5. Need a Little Laughter? Some Meshuggah Food Faces Can Help.

    Meshuggah Food Faces--Edible artwork for a crazy world. Who knew chopped liver, horseradish, and gefilte fish could have such rich emotional lives?

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  6. Free Hebrew Prayer Practice Now Usable on All Devices

    The Prayer Practice page can now be accessed from all devices, no Flash required.

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  7. Sukkot and Simchat Torah Resources for Remote or Blended Environments

    Free, ready-to-go Sukkot and Simchat Torah lessons and activities for various ages that make good use of your limited time and their limited attention span. 

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  8. Turning Trepidation into Jubilation: One Teacher's Tech Story

    Turning Trepidation into Jubilation: One Teacher's Tech Story

    My first reaction to a new computer skill is dread and fear. The Behrman House digital turn-page versions helped me switch to teaching remotely. If I can do this, so can you.  

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  9. Simchat Torah Time: Show Students How It's Made

    Simchat Torah Time: Show Students How It's Made

    Explore how to use How It's Made: Torah Scroll to complement High Holidays learning. 

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  10. It's a Meshuggah World. Might as Well Play With Your Food.

    It's a Meshuggah World. Might as Well Play With Your Food.

    It's a meshuggah* world, so we might as well have some fun.

    And, really, who doesn't like to play with their food?

    Nothing is more Jewish than a plate full of food. In these stressful times, we can find comfort in food - in a low calorie way. 

    Created by Bill and Claire Wurtzel, Meshuggah Food Faces brings us an irreverent table full of funny faces to make us smile and find moments of inspiration in the simplest of places. 

    Bill is an artist and jazz musician, so improvisation, even with food, comes naturally to him. He began making food art to amuse his wife when they were married in 1961. Claire is a longtime educator, and together they conduct workshops using the food art as a jumping off point for learning about nutrition.

    Whether for a friend, family member, or yourself, we all deserve the gift of

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