Monthly Archives: April 2020

  1. Fall Planning for Religious Schools is Underway, Survey Finds

    Behrman House asked educators about registration for fall, and whether the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting registration. Here are the results.

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  2. Pandemic Pivot

    Pandemic Pivot

    Behrman House Publisher David Behrman reflects on the silver linings of the pandemic lockdown, and challenges educators to wrestle with larger questions about our values and goals.

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  3. Using Hebrew in Harmony Makes Transition to Distance Learning Easy, Educators Say

    Using Hebrew in Harmony Makes Transition to Distance Learning Easy, Educators Say

    "We’re seeing that some children have really latched onto their Hebrew as a way to feel like they are DOING something.”

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  4. Gentle Stories of Hope to Introduce the Holocaust on Yom HaShoah

    The Holocaust is a difficult subject to approach with children. As we approach Yom HaShoah in a particularly challenging year, it may be helpful to highlight moments of strength, resilience, and hope as a response to times of fear.

    Here are three stories perfect for ages 7-12 that offer a gentle introduction to the Holocaust, each told through singular stories that highlight stories of perseverance. 

    Hand in Hand

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  5. New Children's Books Perfect for Right Now

    A new batch of children's books address children's fears, the challenges of getting along when stuck at home, and how to calm our minds.

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  6. Experience a Different Kind of Holocaust Commemoration

    Experience a Different Kind of Holocaust Commemoration

    On April 20, experience a a powerful way to fulfill the responsibility that Holocaust survivors have entrusted to us - to remember, to tell the story, and to act.

     

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  7. These Great Kids' Books Are Not Your Usual Passover Fare

    How matzah is made, Passover in turn of the centruy Argentina, and a Passover puppy--unusual Passover fare in these great stories from Apples & Honey Press

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  8. How to Talk with Children About Scary Topics

    How to Talk with Children About Scary Topics

    Q&A with Child Psychologist and Author Rona Novick

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