TEACHING TORAH to YOUNG CHILDREN: Creating a Community of Torah Learners

Shira Horowitz • South Area Solomon Schechter Day School •

Telling & Retelling Acting Torah Talk Torah Journals

school & classroom

Torah in the classroom

about Shira

origins of this work
The development of this case was supported by the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University

First Steps In Learning Torah with Young Children by Rivka Behar, Floreva G. Cohen, and Ruth A. Musnikow, BJE of Greater New York, 1993, 1995

This book is designed to teach Torah in early childhood settings. Each Parasha unit contains a section of text in English, a retelling of the text in child-friendly language, connections between the text and core Jewish concepts and values, and suggested activities. One volume is available for Bereshit and another for Shemot. See www.bjeny.org

Teaching Torah: A Treasury of Insights and Activities by Sorel Goldberg Loeb and Barbara Binder Kadden, ARE Publishing, 1997.

Torah Talk: An Early Childhood Teaching Guide by Yona Chubara, Miriam P.