When To Expect Your Order

Orders are now shipping from a new location - Alpharetta, Georgia, our new state-of-the-art warehouse and fulfillment center. (Returns will also be directed there, and we’ll provide return instructions with every order.) Depending on your location, ship-time may change by a day. Here's a map to detemine when to expect your order when it is shipped by regular UPS Ground shipping.

Some Basics About Your Account and Changes to Ordering

If you have previously placed orders online using your school or synagogue’s account, you will notice some changes on the new Behrman House website. Here's what you need to know. Your organization will now have more control over who is authorized to order on its account. And when you place an order for digital products, you will now easily find them in your school’s Online Learning Center (OLC), no matter which authorized user of your account places the order.

Our New Website is Coming Soon

Big changes are coming to our website. Here's what to expect. What's New Access to your account. You'll be able to review your account and ordering history right online. 

We're Closed Briefly for Inventory Thursday, 11/9

We have to take a few moments and do inventory on Wednesday, 11/8, and Thursday, 11/9. Our system will be off-line while we count our inventory.We will still be here and available to answer your questions and to take orders for later processing. Orders placed on the Behrman House website between 4:30 pm Wednesday, 11/8, and midnight on Thursday, 11/9, will be processed on Friday 11/10. We expect to ship any held orders on Friday, 11/10. We will take your phone orders and process them on Friday.

Sneak a Peek at Our New Website

Our fully redesigned web site and store debuts November 27. What's New Easy accounting. There will be no more paper invoices. Invoices will be emailed to the person placing the order. All customers will need an email address to place orders. 

Shalom Hebrew App Helps Sharpen Skills on the Go

Practice and sharpen Hebrew skills with fun - and portable - language practice anywhere, anytime in Shalom Hebrew Digital App.   Shalom Hebrew Digital App is a digital primer designed for students to learn to decode Hebrew accurately and fluently.

Special for Education Directors: Sticky Tech Situations and How to Solve Them

We hosted a Ed Tech Solutions gathering at Behrman House headquarters this week, giving local educators the opportunity to learn about tech trends and tools to engage students, play with some learning apps, and get help for their digital learning needs.

The Value of Seeing Ourselves in Pictures

Behrman House Art Director and Editor Ann D. Koffsky recently wrote a blog in the Times of Israel about how images communicate ideas and why pictures matter. 

How to Use the Music in Hebrew in Harmony

Music is the core of Hebrew in Harmony. It’s what caught the eye of educators at Temple Chai Religious School in Phoenix. “The music will reach students in their hearts,” says Ariela Ben-Dor, co-principal of the school. “It touches kids on a more emotional level than the cut and dry of teaching the mechanics of prayer.”

Motivation and Reinforcement Strategies to Get the Most from the Online Learning Center

With students back and classes getting underway, now is the right time to set your expectations for student participation in the Online Learning Center, however you choose to use it. Reinforcing those expectations often are key to a successful, engaged year. Set Expectations For Hebrew especially, ongoing regular practice is a large part of a successful Hebrew learning experience. When you set clear expectations early on in the school year, you give students and parents guidelines and an idea of how the curriculum will work.

Five Steps to Using the Online Learning Center with Confidence

Whether you’re new to the Online Learning Center or a seasoned user, sitting down to set up your virtual synagogue for the new school year doesn’t have to be intimidating. We’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks so you can master the Online Learning Center and guide your students with success.  

How to Get Help with the Online Learning Center

At Behrman House, we understand that everyone comes from a different background, with different levels of familiarity with technology. We understand that new things can take time to learn and that it’s often helpful to have someone’s advice. That’s why we offer several options if you need tech help to get your learners off to a good start. Online Tutorials

Teaching the Jewish Thanksgiving

Sukkot - also known as Festival of Thanksgiving - inspired the Pilgrims. How are you teaching Sukkot this year? We've tapped into our materials and rounded up a few ideas for you to enhance student learning this new year.

How to Use "How It's Made: Torah Scroll" With Your Students

How It's Made: Torah Scroll, the first in the How It's Made series, is a vibrant resource that enhances the learning of the holiest object in Judaism. In this Apples & Honey Press book, students can explore how a Torah scroll comes into being through more than 100 full-color photographs and interviews that give a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at scribes, artists, and craftspeople in their workshops in Israel and the United States. 

Meet Rachel Packer, Author of Sky-High Sukkah

In Sky-High Sukkah, illustrated by Deborah Zemke, two friends find a way to have a sukkah in the big city. Author Rachel Packer talks about writing and the inspiration behind the beautiful picture book about friendship and community, published by Apples & Honey Press.

Rosh Hashanah Resources to Enhance Student Learning

How are you teaching Rosh Hashanah this year? We've tapped into our rich materials and rounded up a few new ideas for you to enhance student learning this new year.

Five Fall Holiday Stories from Apples & Honey Press Highlight Values of Tikkun Olam, Community, Teamwork, and Torah for Children

Apples & Honey Press, Behrman House’s children’s book imprint, has five books just right for the fall holiday season. Created with 3- to 8-year-olds in mind, each one uses a compelling story to bring an important Jewish value into focus. And to help you use them in your setting, we have created a teacher resource for each book that includes a summary of the key elements of the story, a look at the values illuminated, and some questions, ideas, and discussion starters for using the story with young learners.

Resources to Supplement Your Yom Kippur Teaching

Yom Kippur marks a period of introspection and reflection - both personally and professionally. As we head into the season, now is a good time to review your strategies for teaching this holiday.From our vast trove of learning materials, we rounded up some resources for you to inspire your student learning this new year.

Webinar: For Teachers - Back to School with Hebrew in Harmony

Teaching Hebrew in Harmony this year? Please join us for a 40-minute webinar on Thursday, September 7, at 1:00 PM Eastern, in which we'll learn how the three Hebrew in Harmony components work together — student journal, digital companion, and Curriculum Core.

Teach Israel

Experience Modern Israel

New from Behrman House. Fly to Israel without a plane ticket.

Discover Israel

Let's Discover Israel

Offer younger children an exciting and age-appropriate introduction to the Jewish homeland