Monthly Archives: July 2019

  1. Coming Soon: New Simple Setup for Hebrew in Harmony Digital

    Coming Soon: New Simple Setup for Hebrew in Harmony Digital

    Coming August 15, Hebrew in Harmony Digital will be available with a new simple setup to ensure easy access for students, teachers, and administrators.

    No email addresses or passwords to remember - the app will remember you every time!

    Note: If you're already set up with Hebrew in Harmony Digital in the Online Learning Center, you can continue to access it there. This is an alternate option. 

    Here's how it will work:

    • Purchase a license for the app (one per user) from behrmanhouse.com. Make sure you're signed into your account. If you don't have an account, you can create one on the spot.

    After August 15:

    Download and open the app or view it on a computer. The administrator or education director will be prompted to sign into the app using the a

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  2. Hebrew Benchmarks: How to Assess Students at the Start of a New School Year

    Assessment is a tool to help you chart a learning path for each student. 

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  3. New Children's Books Hitting the Shelves in August

    For the fall season, we’ve got six new Apples & Honey Press books headed your way. Which one will you read first?
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  4. Hebrew Wordshops - A New Way to Connect to Hebrew: When It Comes to Language, The Jews Are A Choosing People

    Hebrew Wordshops - A New Way to Connect to Hebrew: When It Comes to Language, The Jews Are A Choosing People

    Written by Dr. Jeremy Benstein, "Hebrew Wordshops - A New Way to Connect to Hebrew" explores the potency of the three-letter roots that enrich our connection to Hebrew and Jewish values. 



    Israel just had elections and will have them again pretty soon. And while American elections are further off, they too have colonized our consciousness. We Americans and Israelis seem to love our choosing, even if we don't always like our choices.

    The word for "elections" in Hebrew is bechirot, בחירות, from the three-letter root b-ch-r, ב-ח-ר, "choose." Like many roots in Hebrew, this one spans the millennia and connects historical religious Hebrew with modern spoken Hebrew. Traditional Jewish liturgy proclaims ata bechartanu, אתה בחרתנו, "You have chosen us," whereas in secular society it is we who do the choosing. Politically, nivcharim נבחרים ("b" changes to "v" here i

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  5. Staff Picks for the New Year

    Here are some highlights from our new materials—our personal favorites—to make your planning easier.

     

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