Monthly Archives: February 2020

  1. Tools to Master the Mah Nishtanah

    Tools to Master the Mah Nishtanah

    For a limited time, we’re making available the Mah Nishtanah digital module of Hebrew in Harmony - our innovative music-based curriculum - for FREE.

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  2. A Passover Lesson on Freedom to Use Right Now

    A Passover Lesson on Freedom to Use Right Now

    Deepen the holiday learning by focusing on the big ideas to make best use of your limited time and attention spans to create rich learning.

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  3. Hebrew in Harmony In-App Purchase Now Available

    Hebrew in Harmony In-App Purchase Now Available

    More than 60 prayers and songs from dozens of today’s top Jewish musicians can be found in Hebrew in Harmony Digital.  Individuals can now use the app through the Apple App Store.

    This means that parents or other adults who want to learn the music and practice their own Hebrew skills can do so on their own devices.

    *Educators using the app with a class or group still need to purchase it through behrmanhouse.com. Once purchased, you can download the app from the Apple App store, sign in, and get started with your class. Alternately, you can play the app from our website. 

    Directions for Individual Use 

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  4. High School Senior Plays Key Role in Creating Alef Bet Quest Mobile App

    High School Senior Plays Key Role in Creating Alef Bet Quest Mobile App

    The strong Hebrew skills learned at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School opened the door to this opportunity

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  5. Effective Hebrew Learning: Make Time for Fun

    The best language connections come from using Hebrew in creative ways, advises Dina Maiben, director of the Hebrew program at Gratz College and author of the forthcoming Shalom, Reader

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  6. Ready-to-Go Activities for Deeper Purim Learning

    Ready-to-Go Activities for Deeper Purim Learning

    Enjoy these simple, ready-to-go activities focused on Purim and its big themes. 

    For Your Youngest Learners

    Movement and mindfulness

    Try this activity about bravey - a Purim theme - from the freshly updated Let’s Discover the Holidays series of 4-page folders: Tell children to tilt their heads up and stand straight and tall. Or try making strong muscles in their arms. Invite children to make a circle and do the activity with brave poses. Encourage them to notice where in their bodies they feel brave. (in my muscles; in my heart; my brain; my arms and legs) Suggest they try another pose and see if their brave feeling changes too. Have them create a pose that shows what bravery feels like i

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  7. New Memoir Takes a Clear-Eyed Look at Modern Anti-Semitism

    New Memoir Takes a Clear-Eyed Look at Modern Anti-Semitism

    Co-published by Behrman House and the Anti-Defamation League, 24 Days: The Kidnapping and Murder of Ilan Halimi is a wake-up call to the growing scourge of anti-Semitism, extremism, and hate around the world. 

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  8. Explore New Teaching Tools with the Golem Express Plan

    Explore New Teaching Tools with the Golem Express Plan

    This simple, easy-to-budget plan delivers the latest student resources, educator guidebooks, and other creative approaches directly to your door.

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  9. A Persian Princess for Purim

    A Persian Princess for Purim

    This modern Purim story "rekindles the wondrous legacy of Persian Jewry."

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