hebrew in harmony
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.
Parent support and encouragement is key to student learning. This is especially true when introducing a new curriculum that has an at-home component, such as Hebrew in Harmony.
Here are some strategies to get parents comfortable and on board:
- • Make sure children are utterly familiar with the app before sending home information to parents. Use it in class to play the music and watch the introductory videos. Give students opportunities to practice reading Hebrew and playing the games so they can later teach their parents how the app works. The app is available on all devices, and we recommend accessing via an iPad for the best experience.
- • Hold a parent session to demonstrate the app (that their children have already excitedly told them about) and explain the benefits of regular Hebrew practice at home
- • Send parents a
Hebrew in Harmony Digital is now easier to access than ever before. Students, teachers, and administrators can now set up and sign in from the app itself.Read more »
We all respond to music in powerful ways. For students learning Hebrew prayer, music allows them to make a spiritual connection with the message and theme of prayers.
Watch how one fifth grade class in New Jersey connects with music related to the Yotzer Or prayer.
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Seven new prayers will be available January 16 as part of the groundbreaking Hebrew in Harmony prayer series. This multimedia prayer curriculum engages 4th-6th graders in joyful learning through arts, movement, mindfulness, and more – all rooted in music.
Choose from among individual modules – each devoted to a different prayer – and teach them in any order. Students learn to sing and pray in Hebrew, as well as read, explore, and interpret prayer text in ways that encourage them to make emotional connections to and create meaning from the prayers.
The best way to get started in Hebrew in Harmony is through the Curriculum Core, which guides educators in how to use the modular program and its coordinating components (student jo
You’re not musically inclined? Neither are we (unless you count singing in the shower). That’s why we rounded up your favorite Jewish musicians to do the heavy lifting for you in Hebrew in Harmony.
This groundbreaking new curriculum harnesses the power of music to engage students with prayer. Long used to beautify the words and acts of prayer, music creates a safe and welcoming environment rich with learning opportunities. The dynamic multimedia lessons in Hebrew in Harmony rely on music to add joy and fun to Hebrew learning, as well as boost morale and motivation. It is designed specifically to be taught by educators, not musicians.
The beauty of Hebrew in Harmo