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The following links are in English

  • My Hebrew Name
    My Hebrew Name is an online database to lookup, view, print and save your Hebrew name. Your Hebrew name is displayed using the Hebrew characters with nikud (vowels). There is an English transliteration for those who have not yet mastered the reading of this ancient / modern language.

  • Passover : History and Meaning of Freedom in Faith
    History and meaning of the Passover story, including preparing for Passover, the seder, recipes, foods, symbols, art, e-cards, humor, Sephardic and Ashkenazic Passover customs, and a translation into French. Includes Passover from a rabbi's perspective.

  • STAM- Torah scrolls, tefillin and mezuzah scrolls
    Educational material about the Hebrew Alphabet, Torah scrolls, phylacteries and mezuzah scrolls; Ask the sofer, Torah scribe questions about the scribal arts

  • Beth El on Pesah
    Thanks for visiting our Pesah [Hebrew name of Passover] page! There's so much to learn about Pesah! It's a BIG celebration, the most widely observed Jewish Holiday in the American Jewish community. Pesah requires a lot of advance prep, so get ready to do some serious spring cleaning. Our lesson is divided into multiple pages; at the bottom of each page you will find a link to the next page!

  • Chanukah - Festival of Lights
    The history of Chanukah plus holiday activities.

  • Children's Books about Jewish Religion and Culture.
    Jewish Religion and Culture in Children's Books Another annotated bibliography compiled by Wendy Betts.

  • DLTK's Jewish Activities
    Jewish activities for children including coloring pages, crafts, recipes and on-line jigsaw puzzles

  • General Index on Pesach
    From the Jewish Agency For Israel all the basics about Pesach (Passover).

  • Hanukkah House
    The Hanukkah House is a demonstration project integrating computers and Jewish learning in a play-like setting. The Hanukkah House reinforces Hebrew vocabulary through the creation of a Hanukkah scene.

  • How To Build A Child's Jewish Identity
    How To Build A Child's Jewish Identity: Start By Making a Jewish Home 1. Hang a mezuzah on every doorway. Make the mezuzot yourself if you like. (Toothpaste boxes, film canisters, and pill bottles can all be transformed, with a little creativity, glue, crayons, tissue paper and construction paper, into wonderful mezuzot. Then copy the prayer and insert it. Now you've got a mezuzah!) 2. Cook and eat Jewish foods. Find cookbooks that give recipes from Jewish communities in other parts of the world to add variety. 3. Buy Jewish books-develop a Jewish library. Include Jewish children's books, and fiction and non-fiction for adults. [link to UAHC Press and literacy initiative] 4. Make Friday night into family night. Have Shabbat dinner together. Allow time that evening for family discussions, games, reading aloud together, or even studying the week's Torah portion. 5. Study together for ten minutes each Shabbat. Choose a line from Torah, a story, or a current event. 6. Say the Shecheyanu prayer at important miles

  • Jewish Childrens Learning Network
    We wish to provide information about the traditions and practices of the major branches of Judaism, for although the vagaries of geography and circumstance have spread these branches in different directions, when we look back, we share the common bonds of ancestors, history and language: these are the roots of our Tree of Life.

  • Jr. NCSY chavrusa program
    NCSY, the National Conference of Synagogue Youth, is the most effective and respected educational Jewish Youth movement in the world.

  • Judaism 101
    Welcome to Judaism 101! Judaism 101 is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. My goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a traditional perspective in plain English.

  • Judaism - Building Your Child's Positive Self-Image
    A down-to-earth Jewish primer on raising kids with healthy self-esteem.

  • Judaism For Children
    Judaism is a very old religion. The Jews were promised by G*d that they were the chosen people and that G*d would lead and protect them until they reached the Kingdom Of Heaven. G*d's name is too holy and important to be said or written properly, I have put a star instead of the o each time it occurs, this is similar to how a Jew would write it. This work has all been written either by very young children or for young children, it is therefore very simplistic.

  • MZNet - Holocaust, The Liveration of Auschwitz
    In support of Jewish National Fund, Mount Zion Torah Network presents The Holocaust Theatre, an online multimedia film project. The Holocaust Then and Terrorism Now."

  • North American Federation of Temple Youth
    In 1939, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations founded what would come to be known as the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). In the more than fifty years of its existence, NFTY has touched the lives of literally thousands of young American Jews through the programs it runs and the relationships it fosters. NFTY has influenced both the Jewish community and the world as it has let its voice be heard on the issues which confront us as Jews and as human beings.

  • Passover On The Net
    Lots of information about the Passover observance.

  • Purim On The Net
    Purim is the most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther. Purim takes place on the fourteenth and fifteenth days of Adar, the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.

  • Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur On The Net
    The Jewish High Holy Days are observed during the 10 day period between the first day (Rosh Hashanah) and the 10th day (Yom Kippur) of Tishri, the seventh month of the Jewish calender. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most important of all Jewish Holidays and the only holidays that are purely religious, as they are not related to any historical or natural event.

  • Torah Tots
    Many educational games and activities for kids - all with a Jewish theme.

  • Virtual Seder Plate
    Click any part of the Seder Plate for explanations, history, and more!

  • Young Judaea
    Dedicated to instilling Jewish values, Jewish pride and a lifelong commitment to Israel, Young Judaea provides its enriching programs through experiential education, while maintaining its commitment to political nonpartisanship and religious pluralism.

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