Judaic Studies Electives Program

By: Rabbi Effie Kleinberg, Mrs. Sara Munk
from Bnei Akiva Schools

Category:
Risk Taking and Failure

Subject(s) of entry:
Gemara, Halacha, History, Ivrit, Mishnah, Tanach

Pedagogy:
Blended Learning, 21st Century Skills

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
10-11

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
9, 10, 11, 12, High school

Initiative to revamp, reinvigorate, and reimagine the Judaic Studies Curriculum at Ulpanat Orot by empowering the students to have diverse and personalized choices in their course selections. Ivrit and Torah (Chumash) are mandatory courses throughout HS, but the other 3 JS periods were opened up with 3-4 choices per period.