Behrman House News

Written by Vicki Weber, RJE, 24 of May, 2011

Terry Kaye Celebrates 20 Years with Behrman House

On May 17 Behrman House celebrated an important milestone--Terry Kaye’s 20th anniversary here. From curriculum design, to developing books and software, to helping educators throughout North America use them most effectively, Terry is there. Her fingerprints are on everything we do. Thank you Terry, for your unwavering commitment and for all you have done for Jewish Education and for Behrman House over the past 20 years.

Written by Vicki Weber, RJE, 24 of May, 2011

Behrman House in the News

The Jewish Week featured Behrman House in an article about Jewish mourning. Behrman House recently launched iComfort ($1.99 on iTunes), an app that features a touch-and-read version of the Mourner’s Kaddish and features tips on how to greet a mourner and make a shiva call. The app also features a yahrtzeit calculator, which will tell you when the yahrtzeit falls out in future years.

Written by David Behrman, 06 of April, 2011

Red Rooster Group Partners Behrman House Consulting Group

Red Rooster Group has been working with Behrman House for nearly two decades, designing books, teaching guides, and promotional materials.

Written by Aviva Werner, 11 of November, 2011

The Prize for Perseverance

Thought to be an impossible venture, Babaganewz landed an interview with Nobel Prize winner, Israeli professor Dan Shechtman, for his profound discovery of quasicrystals. Accompanying a lesson plan that teaches the value of hatmadah (perseverance), this interview depicts Shechman's story of defending his beliefs when no one else did.

Written by Anonymous, 10 of November, 2011

Grabbing—and Keeping—Students’ Attention

“Help kids have a great day every day and build capacity!” That’s the mantra of Eric Jensen, a super-energetic presenter whose specialty is the brain and learning. It’s the teacher’s job to foster states that drive learning. And there aren’t many that do. Jensen says that only hungry states drive learning.

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