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Chinuch: Educating Our Children
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Chinuch: Educating Our Children
This class spells out what educating our children means and its tremendous importance.
Jewish Education Today
The best way we can improve our educational system. A look at the soul before it comes down in to this world and when it returns, and the connection between these two stages.
The Youth Rebellion
A basic analysis of education; providing more than just knowledge to bolster intelligence, but also moral strength to build character.
Weekly Story for Emor: Sensitivity to Our Nearest and Dearest
It's easier to be kinder to strangers than to those nearest and dearest to us. This week’s theme reminds us of how delicate we need to be with the precious children with whom Hashem entrusted us with. This incredibly moving story from the Rebbe gives us a glimpse into what true sensitivity really means and how to bring out the best within every person we encounter.
How Did Academia Fail So Badly?
Lurking beneath a scholar’s cloak on our best college campuses, the same raw hatred that Hitler’s professors rationalized persists. This time, sane academics must speak up and take action.
Passover and the Art of Self-Transcendence
Let's all leave ourselves behind this Passover
In denial, we humans are the oblivious jackhammer at the symphony, pounding away at the foundations of our environment, ripping the very fibers of the cosmic order.
The Haggadah and Jewish Education
How the Haggadah turns education on its head
From a child's answers, you might know something about what the child knows. From a child's question, you know who the child is.
The Mystical Thought of RaShaB in its Educational Context
A Chassidic Education
Viewing the Rebbe RaShaB's mystical teachings as an educational initiative for producing students who would go on to defy Communist oppression and challenge American Jewish apathy.
A Literate Jew
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A Literate Jew
A Presentation to Students at Chabad of Binghamton
Jewish culture has always expected that even Jewish laypeople be well-versed in their religion.
The Mitzvah Campaign of Chinuch
Torah education is the foundation of Jewish life and our people’s continuity. Beyond promoting Jewish education for children on a macro level, how is this campaign relevant to everyone as individuals? In exploring the mitzvah of sharing Torah with others, we are empowered to be beacons of influence to our fellow Jews.
Everything Is Education
Three phases in the development of Chabad educational theory and philosophy
An overview of the theories of education articulated by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi and Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, and of the educational philosophy of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, respectively the first, sixth and seventh rebbes of Chabad-Lubavitch.
The Educational Vision of Rabbi Isaiah Horowitz
A complete curriculum of Torah study, and the significance of its mystical themes
Rabbi Isaiah Horowitz (1565 – 1630) is famous for his Shnei Luchut HaBrit (Shelah), and helped bring mystical themes into mainstream Jewish life by incorporating them into his ethical, moral and educational teachings.
The Educator as a Living Model
Reflecting on her life work as an educator on campus, on cutting edge technology, and on the central image of the educator in Chabad's theological teachings, a veteran shluchah gets to the heart of how our own lives transform the lives of others.
What is the Jewish Attitude Towards Parenting?
We wish parents that they will have "nachas", Jewish pride, from their children. Yet, raising children today can be challenging. Here is some Torah guidance for parents.
The Rebbe’s Revolutionary Ideas in Education
A master educator shares personal guidance from the Rebbe.
Meet the Francis Couple: A School Principal and A Community Intervention Specialist
Rabbi Enan and Gitty Francis speak about education, anxiety, self-care, raising whole and healthy children, and challenges of our times.
The Key to a Jewish Future
Jewish Education and the Mitzvah of Mikvah
While Jewish education is all about active participation, the mitzvah of Mikvah is a private act. Both are essential for Jewish survival.
Knowledge and Power: Teaching the Awesomeness
It seems that Rashi's second comment is twice as long, yet half as clear.
Why Judah Lost His Cool
Diplomacy is great, but sometimes you gotta throw down the gauntlet
A fire ignited within him, an urgent drive that granted neither time nor space to negotiate. He summoned his inner ninja and did the unthinkable: he confronted the prince of Egypt himself and demanded the release of the Jewish boy. There was nothing to discuss—it simply had to happen!
How to Educate a Child
A Taste of Text—Toldot
A child shouldn’t be expected to be a miniature replica of his parent. Individual character traits need to be honed and channeled.
Teaching Children Sacrifice
Discover three powerful lessons in raising our children to be a mensch (an upright person), which are alluded to in the first verse of the parsha.
How to Really Teach a Child
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Emor
“The L‑rd said to Moses: Speak to the Kohanim, the sons of Aaron, and say to them . . .” (Leviticus 21:1) What is the difference between “speak to them” and “say to them”? In Hebrew these two words are “emor” and “amarta”—the first is spelled aleph-mem-reish, while the other is spelled aleph-mem-reish-tav, the only difference being the letter tav. This additional letter symbolizes the difference between a theoretical lesson and a hands-on educational experience.
The Mitzvah to Educate
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The Mitzvah to Educate
How to Study Torah - Emor
This week's portion tells the kohanim (priests) that they must educate their children to keep the detailed laws of ritual purity binding upon the priestly families. What is the Torah teaching us about the obligation to educate our children?
Reflections on
Why G-d loved Abraham
Rethinking Incentives for Kids
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Rethinking Incentives for Kids
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 15, Vayeira - Cheshvan 20
A story with the Rebbe Rashab gives us a revolutionary approach to childhood education in connecting to Hashem.
Preparing for Judgment Day with Joy?
The Month of Elul
Chassidus teaches that throughout the month of Elul the Almighty is “unusually accessible” to every Jew as He displays “a smiling countenance and receives everyone with grace and favor.” Then, why are we not enjoined to be joyous?! In answering the question, this talk addresses the obligation to educate children, and reveals a unique kind of joy that lies at the core of the preparatory days of Elul. (Sefer HaSichos 5748, Shoftim)
A Child's Cry
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A Child's Cry
Time for Torah: Vayeira
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