Jewish Education Resources

Below you can find useful jewish educational resources.

The Operation Jewish Education: The 5 Percent Mandate Web site offers information on the program and resources for beginning endowments in local communities.

The Jewish Education Leadership Institute matches the needs of Jewish day schools with faculty and administrators.

The Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education works to strengthen Jewish day school education.

The Jewish Education Service of North America is part of the Jewish Federation and provides educational resources to Jewish families and institutions.

The Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education is a resource for Jewish educators.

The Melton Research Center for Jewish Education develops materials for teaching Hebrew.

Jewish Learning site which provides links to Torah texts, Jewish festivals and other valuable resources.

The Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE) is a national initiative designed to strengthen the quality of Jewish day school education in North America.

The Lookstein Center offers an online database of materials, an educators forum and discussion group for hundreds of Jewish educators around the world.

Cyber CAJE – The Internet site for the Coalition for Advancement in Jewish Education lists a variety of their publications, including a growing archive articles from the CAJE Jewish Education News.

Directory of Central Agencies for Jewish Education

“The Voice of Concerned Optimists in Israel” explains what Israel is really all about and the colossal challenges and threats it faces. Emphasizes the importance of integrity and a strong sense of identity with the country among Israelis and Jews everywhere. www.israelandtruth.org

Jewish Calendars, Hebrew Calendars

Torah Reading search
Find this week’s Torah reading or search to find a particular week’s reading (past, present, and future). Find the reading for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony.

Hebcal interactive jewish calendar
Generate a list of Jewish holidays. Candle lighting times are calculated from your zip code or closest city.

Hebrew calendar
Published by Temple Beth Avraham Yosef of Toronto. The calendar will generate Hebrew dates for any given month. Includes the weekly Torah portion listed for each Shabbat.

Perpetual jewish and civil calendar
Provides a full Jewish and Civil calendar for any year you inquire about.

Online Hebrew learning resources

HebrewOnline
Learn Hebrew online with an Israeli based teacher live online through video conferencing.
Available day or night, you can learn Hebrew when it’s most convenient for you – wherever in the world you might be found.

Lean Hebrew – Jacob Richman’s website.
Learn Hebrew is a free, on-line, educational resource to learn Hebrew words. The flash site incorporates 46 topics, along with over 1,700 Hebrew words and phrases. Each Hebrew word is presented as an image with nikud [vowels]. When you click on a word or phrase you can hear it spoken. The high quality audio was created in a sound studio.

Academy of the hebrew language
The Academy for the Hebrew Language prescribes standards for modern Hebrew grammar, orthography, transliteration, and punctuation based upon the study of Hebrew’s historical development.

Interactive Hebrew Alephbet
Learn the Hebrew alphabet by visiting the Interactive Hebrew Alephbet published online by the National Jewish Outreach Project. Click on the letters to hear the sounds they make.

My Hebrew Dictionary
Online English/Hebrew dictionary with words and phrases categorized by subjects.

The National Center For the Hebrew Language
offers links to Hebrew Ulpan programs throughout North America and Israel. The Roots and Words page explores a common word and it’s deeper meaning in Hebrew.

Navigating the Bible is a major new ORTNet project that presents the Tanach in encylopedia form. Hear the chanting of the entire Torah throug Real Audio at this site which incudes the complete Hebrew in both Study Scroll and Temple Scroll graphics.

A Page of Talmud.
A clickable image map of typical Talmud page links you to a description of that element of the Talmud page. The description will tell you when and where the text was composed, its contents and purposes, and other information.

YiddishWeb
the web site of French yiddishists, publishes its newsletter, the Yiddisher Tam-Tam online.

Israeli Hebrew For Speakers of English. This online resource covers the entire text of this popular Hebrew language instructional book.

Hebrew for ME
Free online vocabulary quizzes.

Hebrew Software

Jewish clip art CD-ROMs
Published by Jewish Sofaretw. They have some cliparts for Jewish Holidays.

 


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