Behrman House News

Written by Behrman House Staff, 07 of February, 2012

Truth and the Desecration of God’s Name

How can we make sense of the recent news that a rabbi used Torah scrolls to defraud tzedakah donors? Babaganewz provides information, discussion questions, and Jewish texts to stimulate a values-based discussion.

Written by Behrman House Staff, 17 of January, 2012

Choosing the Right Tech Tools

What’s the right technology for your school? As more religious schools consider the leap into the technology age, educational directors are faced with questions about what equipment to consider. How do you make the right choice?

Written by Behrman House Staff, 16 of January, 2012

Comings and Goings at Behrman House

A change in the year brings some changes in the faces and voices of Behrman House. Read more about the comings and goings.

Written by Behrman House Staff, 10 of January, 2012

Ideas, Links & Lessons for Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat is Wednesday, February 8. Help younger children understand the importance of trees in Judaism. Help older students develop a connection between the biblical holiday and modern concerns about the environment. Help families discover one of the less familiar Jewish holidays--the new year for trees. Multi-media links and ideas.

Written by Behrman House Staff, 16 of January, 2012

Celebrate Trees with Mama Doni and Chocolate Bark for Tu B'Shevat

Try this scrumptious, chocolatey (and gluten free!) holiday recipe from 'Music and Matzah Balls, A Jewish American Family Cookbook" by Doni Zasloff Thomas (Mama Doni) and Rachel Harkham (Recipe Rachel), coming next fall. Join the newsletter to get additional holiday recipes and special musical treats from Mama Doni!

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