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Monthly Archives: February 2022

  1. New Passover Stories Let Imagination Take Hold

    Coming March 1, and in plenty of time for Passover, are new picture books Apples & Honey Press. 

     

    I live in a teeny tiny matzah house.

    It is so crowded and noisy in here that I can't hear myself meow.

    Where will we put all our guests for the Passover seder?

    A cat made of oranges and its veggie family is wondering how they will be able to fit all the Passover guests into their teeny tiny matzah house for the seder. The husband-and-wife team of Bill and Claire Wurtzel have

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  2. The Latest News from the Hebrew in Harmony Creators

    Long used to beautify the words and acts of prayer, music creates a safe and welcoming environment rich with opportunities for learning.

    The Hebrew in Harmony music-based prayer curriculum invites students to sing and pray in Hebrew, as well as read, explore, and interpret prayer text.

    It does this through arts, movement, videos, an app for a full digital learning experience, and the centerpiece—music from top Jewish musicians.

    There are 22 individual modules – each devoted to a specific prayer – and designed specifically to be taught by educators. Learn more about Hebrew in Harmony and find sample materials here.

    The series features music from more than 60 of today’s top Jewish musicians. Here’s what the co-hosts have been up to recently.

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  3. Stories of Persian Heroines and Ready-to-Go Activities for Purim

    Stories of Persian Heroines and Ready-to-Go Activities for Purim

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

    For Youngest Learners

    Movement and mindfulness

    Try this activity about bravery - a Purim theme. Tell children to tilt their heads up and stand straight and tall. Or try making strong muscles in their arms. Invite children to make 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 in their body. (This activity comes from the Let’s Discover the Holidays series of 4-page folders.)

    Story time

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  4. Love Chocolate? Discover Its Connection to Sephardic Jews in A New "High­ly Rec­om­mend­ed" Story

    Love Chocolate? Discover Its Connection to Sephardic Jews in A New "High­ly Rec­om­mend­ed" Story

    A lot of chocolate is purchased in Feburary, whether as gifts or personal consumption. It's also not too early to decide whether to host a chocolate seder this year.

    However you enjoy chocolate, there's a lot of backstory to how chocolate came to Europe, and eventually, the United States, via Sephardic Jews. 

    The Chocolate King by Michael Leventhal and illustrated by Laura Catalan "tells the sur­pris­ing sto­ry of Jew­ish refugees from Spain who brought choco­late to France in the sev­en­teenth cen­tu­ry. Weav­ing togeth­er fairy tale ele­ments and his­to­ry, the intergenerati

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  5. News and Info from Hebrew in Harmony Musicians

    Long used to beautify the words and acts of prayer, music creates a safe and welcoming environment rich with opportunities for learning.

    The Hebrew in Harmony music-based prayer curriculum invites students to sing and pray in Hebrew, as well as read, explore, and interpret prayer text.

    It does this through arts, movement, videos, an app for a full digital learning experience, and the centerpiece—music from top Jewish musicians.

    There are 22 individual modules – each devoted to a specific prayer – and designed specifically to be taught by educators. Learn more about Hebrew in Harmony and find sample materials here.

    The series features music from more than 60 of today’s top Jewish musicians. Here’s what some of them have been up to recently.

    Read more »
  6. Celebrate and Honor Unique Differences in Your Jewish Community

    Celebrate and Honor Unique Differences in Your Jewish Community
    Ensure that all members of your congregation feel comfortable and cared for with these resources.
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