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October 4, 2015 | 21st Tishrei 5776

Teaching Israel

Great resources for teaching about Israel's history, politics, and culture.

Jewish Parent Page
Israeli National Holidays - Vol. 8, No. 7

Torah at the Center
Israel Module - Vol. 7, No. 2  & Teaching Israel - Vol 4, No. 4

Israel Resources Manual
Part One and Part Two -  A collection of Israel programs, resources and curricula submitted by Reform educators throughout North America and England.

Israel Resources
Includes programs and publications produced by the Religious Action Center.

Association of Reform Zionists of America


From URJ Books and Music

Our Land of Israel - Intended for 4th through 6th grade, this book takes the reader on a tour of modern Israel.

My Cousin Tamar Lives in Israel - For young students, companion CD also available; a young boy and his cousin explore life in Israel and North America.

CHAI Israel Strand - Companion lessons to be integrated into the curriculum, for grades 1-5; this guide is intended to nurture students' connection to Israel.

Investigating Israel - A module for high school students.


Other Resources

The Proclamation of Independence
The proclamation, which declared the establishment of the state of Israel, can be viewed on the Knesset Web site in its textual form. A recording of the reading of the declaration by David Ben Gurion is also available.

The Jewish Agency for Israel

The Jewish Identity and Education page provides a variety of educational resources including materials for the study of history and language.

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