Monthly Archives: May 2019

  1. Pack These Camp Goodies for a Deeper Jewish Connection

    Pack These Camp Goodies  for a Deeper Jewish Connection
    Create opportunities for spiritual connection, even when your children are away at camp.
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  2. Keep Hebrew Skills Strong All Summer Long

    Summer can be a great time to keep Hebrew skills sharp, and prevent the summer slide. Share these resources with families and students and remind them that just 10 minutes of practice on any of these resources a few times a week tucked into a car ride or long afternoon will go a long way to retaining their hard-earned language competence.

    Online Resources

    Behrman House Play & Learn Page

    Find plenty of free resources for students to use over the summer. Hebrew learners of all ages can:

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  3. Join Our Team!

    Join Our Team!

    Behrman House is seeking a Customer Support Specialist to become part of our energetic, dedicated team that works collaboratively to ensure that educators and other customers have an outstanding experience with us, and that our ordering, fulfillment, and administrative processes run effectively.

    We are seeking an outgoing, versatile colleague, preferably with some order-entry experience, who has a great phone manner, excellent communication, problem solving, and time management skills, and who is comfortable and adept with many forms of technology. While deep understanding of Jewish tradition is not required, some knowledge of Judaism and/or Hebrew is helpful.

    The position is full-time, on-site in our new downtown Millburn, NJ editorial offices. We provide health benefits, 401K plan, and paid time off. In addition to major national holidays, we follow the Reform calendar of Jewish holiday closings. And we celebrate birthdays!

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  4. Tech Tools: Gimkit

    Tech Tools: Gimkit

    Gimkit is a quiz learning game…and was created by a student!

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  5. Author Brings Pro-Vaccination Book to Heart of Ultra-Orthodox Neighborhood in Boro Park

    Author Brings Pro-Vaccination Book to Heart of Ultra-Orthodox Neighborhood in Boro Park

    This Sunday, May 19, Eichler’s Judaic, the sprawling Judaica store in the heart of Ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn, will be hosting author/ illustrator Ann Koffsky, and sharing her book, Judah Maccabee Goes to the Doctor.

     

    Published by Apples & Honey Press (an imprint of Behrman House) in 2017, the book has garnered much new attention and relevance because of the measles outbreak that has affected the Jewish community. Information about the event has gone viral within Jewish Facebook and Wh

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  6. Yes, We Should Talk to Our Kids About Difficult Things

    Yes, We Should Talk to Our Kids About Difficult Things
    How can we guide our children and our students while they process difficult current events?
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  7. Using Online Resources to Teach Israel...It's Complicated

    Educating students about modern Israel is no easy task. It's the Jewish homeland, a place of both conflict and peace, both both ancient and modern.

    The new Israel…It’s Complicated helps your students understand and navigate this complex terrain and develop their own personal connections to the modern state. Developed in close consultation with today’s top Israel educators, Israel…It’s Complicated is designed for students in grades 6-7, and provides both an overview of the Jewish historical connection to the land and a portrait of today’s modern Israeli culture. At the same time, Israel…It’s Complicated refuses to shy away from the nuance and complexities that Israel navigates.

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  8. How Should We Memorialize the Holocaust?

    How Should We Memorialize the Holocaust?
    As the fragile window of witness closes, we need a new way to relate to the Holocaust.
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  9. Teaching the Holocaust to Children

    Teaching the Holocaust to Children
    The best way to broach tough topics with students is through age-appropriate ways. We have some resources.
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